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To live lightheartedly but not recklessly; to be gay without being boisterous; to be courageous without being bold; to show trust and cheerful resignation without fatalism -- this is the art of living.

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Jean de La Fontaine

French writer who collected Aesop's fables and published them (1621-1695)

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