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Since the Garden of Eden, "victory" has always been the ultimate goal of human existence (ex. right over wrong, good over evil, love over hate). To quit is to foresake victory.
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""Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage, minds innocent and quiet take that for a hermitage.""
- Richard Lovelace ("To Althea, from Prison")
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