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Quotation by Heraclitus
It is hard to contend against one's heart's desire; for whatever it wishes to have it buys at the cost of soul.
Heraclitus (c. 535–475 B.C.), Greek philosopher. quoted in Hippocrates, On The Universe, aph. 105.
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