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Yüksek mevkilerdeki adamlar üç kat hizmetkârdır; devletin başındaki kişiye, şana ve işlere hizmet ederler. Bu yüzden ne kendilerine ne hareketlerine ne de zamanlarına hükmedebilirler. Üst makamlara yükselmek zordur ve çaba harcayanın ödülü daha çok çaba harcamak olur; yükseliş bazen şaibelidir ve birçok kişi ahlaksız eylemlerle makam sahibi olur.
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“Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
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“It was prettily devised of Aesop, The fly sat upon the axle-tree of the chariot wheel, and said, ‘What a dust do I raise!’ So are there some vain persons, that whatsoever goeth alone, or moveth upon greater means, if they have never so little hand in it, they think it is they that carry it.