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Ch. 1, p. 15
"That eternally harassing, tantalizing future. Mystery! We will all eventually arrive there—willing or unwilling, with all our soul and boy. And too often it proves to be a great despot."

Ch. 2, p. 45
"How foolish of us to think that the beauty bestowed by the gods does not always triumph over the inventions of humans."

Ch. 3, p. 56
"An educated person must learn to act justly, beginning, first of all, with his thoughts, then later in his deeds. That is what it means to be educated."

Ch. 4, p. 69
"And what can be obtained in this life without payment? Everything must be paid for, or redeemed, even the shortest happiness."

Ch. 5, p. 93
"Only then did I realize how evil the law was. You obtained a father, but lost a mother."

Ch. 6, p. 111
"Write, Nyo, always about humanity, humanity's life, not humanity's death. Yes [. . .] there's nothing more difficult to...

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