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A commander in the field must sometimes go against the king's orders.
Even a clever wife finds it hard to cook without rice.
Even the cleverest housewife can't cook without rice.
When hungry one is not choosy about what one eats.
In crisis is cleverness born.
Foul water will quench fire.
But I must bear my destiny as best I can, knowing well that there is no resisting the strength of necessity.
It is necessary to posit something which is necessary of itself, and has no cause of its necessity outside of itself but is the ca ...
Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly succ ...
God and nature do nothing in vain.
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