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Quotation by Henri-Frédéric Amiel
The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821–1881), Swiss philosopher, poet. Journal Intime, entry for Dec. 17, 1856 (1882), trans. by Mrs. Humphrey Ward (1892).
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