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We never enjoy perfect happiness; our most fortunate successes are mingled with sadness; some anxieties always perplex the reality of our satisfaction.
[Happiness]
 

We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
 

When heaven half opens its arms, he who is faint-hearted, deserves not anything. - It is this want of faith that often keeps heaven from bestowing its blessings; and even when they come clown, it is apt to send them away.
[Opportunity]
 

When the patient loves his disease, how unwilling he is to allow a remedy to be applied.
 

When we conquer without danger our triumph is without glory.
 


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