Chamfort (April 06, 1741 - May 13, 1794)
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Pleasure may come from illusion, but happiness can come only of reality.
Passions make men live, knowledge merely makes them last
There are two things that one must get used to or one will find life unendurable: the damages of time and injustices of men.
All that I've learned, I've forgotten. The little I still know, I've guessed.
The contemplative life is often miserable. One must act more, think less, and not watch oneself live.
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.
(June 18, 1942 - )
Basically, he said I need the surgery if I'm going to play without this pain next year,
Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.