Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold and have escaped, not from one master, but from many.
Quote by Plato
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To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.