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Although the heroic way of abrupt harsh reform is the only way suited to certain temperaments, the easier way of gradual gentle change is the only way suited to most other temperaments. Few men can bring themselves to abandon the small comforts and daily routines to which they are accustomed for the purpose of plunging straightway into a rigorously ascetic regime.

-- Notebooks Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved > Chapter 1: Ant's Long Path > # 17

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