Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
Quote by Francois La Rochefoucauld
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If you believe yourself sufficiently hungry, you will eat your own thoughts
You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief