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Unless we learn something about how to live, or, rather, how not to live, we have suffered in vain. And this applies both to physical and to mental life. I like the words used by R.W. Emerson in conversation with a friend: "Why be sick, if to no purpose?"

-- Notebooks Category 13: Human Experience > Chapter 1: Situation > # 217

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