Everyone has a right to his own course of action.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory we have in overcoming it; the difficulties with which we are met are the maids of honor which set off virtue.
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If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless, since their chief purpose is to make us bear with patience the injustice of our fellows.
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