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There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.

Logan Pearsall Smith

There are two things to aim at in life, first, to get what you want, and after that to to enjoy it.

Logan Pearsall Smith

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