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"He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have."

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High School Reading Teacher. Book lover. Sharing insights to inspire discovery. "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." – Joseph Addison

Understanding what we can and cannot control in life is essential for achieving peace, freedom, and happiness. This principle guides how we react to events and manage our desires and aversions.

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