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Meaning: ''Affectus, qui passio est, desinit esse passio eius claram et distinctam formamus ideam.'' - Baruch Spinoza
Quote: Making sure you don't become a prisoner to a negative environment also means being careful that you don't become a ''please-aholic.'' So many folks, myself included, who are or were exposed to a negative setting, with or without knowing may find themselves overcompensating by trying to obtain other people's approval - parents, relatives, friends, spouses, coworkers, etc. - especially those who make them feel inferior. As a child, when my mother constantly berated me for being stupid, I tried to compensate for her affection. Without the aid of glasses I would read mammoth-sized books in a dark garage. Months later, when I brought home good grades on my report card, Mother would beat me because she claimed she was still disappointed with me. But even after the next report card, when I proudly displayed to Mother the highest marks, she still wasn't satisfied...
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Meaning: ...No matter how many chores I flawlessly accomplished, no matter how hard I strove as a child to be perfect for her, nothing I did made Mother love me. - Dave Pelzer
Meaning: ''They can because they think they can.'' - Virgil (70 BC - 19 BC)
Meaning: ''Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.'' - Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)
Meaning: ''Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.'' - Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
Meaning: ''The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere.'' - Xun Kuang (313 BC - 238 BC)
Meaning: ''Seek not the things which happen should happen as you wish, but wish the things which happen to be as they are, and you shall have a tranquil flow of life.'' - Epictetus (50 AD - 135 AD)
Meaning: ''A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.'' - Aesop (620 BCE - 564 BCE)
Meaning: ''Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.'' - Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)
Meaning: ''The secret to happiness is freedom.'' - Thucydides (460 BC - 395 BC)
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