A Quote by Isaac Disraeli on wretched, taste, gratified, medicrity, and excellent

It is a wretched taste to be gratified with mediocrity when the excellent lies before us.

Isaac Disraeli

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on desires, world, overcome, wretched, sorrows, and rain

When one is overcome by this wretched, clinging desire in the world, one's sorrows increase like grass growing up after a lot of rain.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada Gautama Buddha / Translated by John Richards, v.335

Contributed by: Zaady

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