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Thought of the Day; from Samuel Butler

A very high standard, again, involves the possession of rare virtues, and rare virtues are like rare plants or animals, things that have not been able to hold their own in the world. A virtue to be serviceable must, like gold, must be alloyed with some commoner but more durable metal. Continue reading

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