Friday, December 31, 2010

When all is said and done

But when all is said and done, our earthly life is exposed to perpetual misery and contention! The utmost degree of peace we must expect to arrive at, does not consist in being free from injuries from others—but in bearing them with humility, and not being provoked to impatience and bitter resentments.

- A Treatise on Temper—its Use and Abuse

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