Epicurus

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for.”
--Epicurus

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If we catch ourselves in the act of loophole-seeking, we can perhaps reject them

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One of my main aims is to remember how happy I already am.