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"Most powerful is he who has himself in his power."

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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

A long time ago, before he became a great hero in mythology, Hercules was traveling in the hills of Greece when he came to a crossroads. This path's journey would be long, requiring hard work, perseverance, and sacrifice, but it would make him the person he was meant to be. This legend illustrates a dilemma we all face daily: the choice between vice and virtue—the easy but ultimately empty way versus the challenging but fulfilling route.

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