|The most regular and most perfect soul in the world has but too much to do to keep itself upright from being overthrown by its own weakness.
– Michel de Montaigne
|Vanity is the natural weakness of an ambitious man, which exposes him to the secret scorn and derision of those he converses with, and ruins the character he is so industrious to advance by it.
– Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
|Rouse him, and learn the principle of his activity or inactivity. Force him to reveal himself, so as to find out his vulnerable spots.
– Sun Tzu
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