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We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”
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We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.

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The wind is rising!... We must try to live!”
Paul Valéry
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The wind is rising!...  We must try to live!

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Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.”
François de La Rochefoucauld
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The dunes change with the wind, but the desert remains the same.”
Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist
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The dunes change with the wind, but the desert remains the same.

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Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.”
Robert Green Ingersoll
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The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.”
Edward Gibbon - The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
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The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.

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Beware of spitting against the wind!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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Since I grew tired of the chase
And search, I learned to find;
And since the wind blows in my face,
I sail with every wind.”

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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As is the generation of leaves, so is that of humanity.
The wind scatters the leaves on the ground, but the live timber
Burgeons with leaves again in the season of spring returning.
So one generation of men will grow while another dies.”

Homer - Iliad
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And so I leave
On cruel winds
Squalling
And gusting me
Like a dead leaf
Falling.”

Paul Verlaine
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Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation: not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive from what ills you are free yourself is pleasant.”
Lucretius, Titus Lucretius Carus - De rerum natura
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