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By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.
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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Russian novelist who wrote of human suffering with humor and psychological insight (1821-1881)

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