„To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.“

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„There are many predicaments in life that one must be a bit crazy to escape from.“

—  François de La Rochefoucauld, livro Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims

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—  Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer 1904 - 1987

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„There is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them.“

—  Paulo Coelho Brazilian lyricist and novelist 1947

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„Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.“

—  Morarji Desai Former Indian Finance Minister, Freedom Fighters, Former prime minister 1896 - 1995

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