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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.

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.

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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