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Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.

Love only what befalls you and is spun for you by fate.

Make a virtue of necessity.

Man adapts himself to everything, to the best and the worst.

Man is a pliant animal, a being who gets accustomed to anything.

Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be.

Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.

Misfortune comes to all men.

Much sheer effort goes into avoiding the truth; left to itself, it sweeps in like the tide.

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just to enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.

Nature is what you may do. There is much you may not do.

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

Never deny a diagnosis, but do deny the negative verdict that may go with it.

No life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.

No man can have society upon his own terms. If he seeks it, he must serve it too.

No matter how much you feed a wolf, he will always return to the forest.

No rose without a thorn.

No traveler e'er reached that blest abode who found not thorns and briers in his road.

Nobody has things just as he would like them. The thing to do is to make a success with what material I have. It is a sheer waste of time and soul-power to imagine what I would do if things were different. They are not different.


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