To know men thoroughly, to judge events sanely

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"Almost all our misfortunes in life come from the wrong notions we have about the things that happen to us. To know men thoroughly, to judge events sanely, is, therefore, a great step towards happiness."

[Journal entry, 10 December 1801]” 
― Stendhal, The Private Diaries of Stendhal











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