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Quote Left A human being is only breath and shadow. Quote Right
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Quote Left A day lays low and lifts up again all human things. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is best to live however one can be. Quote Right
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Quote Left I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow. Quote Right
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Quote Left Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way. Quote Right
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Quote Left I see the state of all of us who live, nothing more than phantoms or a weightless shadow. Quote Right
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Quote Left Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away. Quote Right
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Quote Left Trust dies but mistrust blossoms. Quote Right
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Quote Left Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. Quote Right
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Quote Left In a just cause the weak will beat the strong. Quote Right
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Quote Left As many as are involved in misery of their own choosing, such as you, for them there is no forgiveness nor pity. Quote Right
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Quote Left Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source of gain? Quote Right
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Quote Left It is terrible to speak well and be wrong. Quote Right
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Quote Left Not even old age knows how to love death. Quote Right
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Quote Left To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task. Quote Right
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Quote Left Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives men from their homes, this teaches and corrupts the worthiest minds to turn base deeds. Quote Right
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Quote Left For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is just one more night. Quote Right
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Quote Left For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not able even to have that. Quote Right
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Quote Left Man is not constituted to take pleasure in the same things always. Quote Right
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Quote Left Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness. Quote Right
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Quote Left Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another. Quote Right
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Quote Left If my body is enslaved, still my mind is free. Quote Right
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Quote Left For money, you would sell your soul. Quote Right
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Quote Left Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money. Quote Right
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