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for we cannot make the best of what we are, if our hearts are always divided between what we are and what we are not. we cannot be happy if we expect to live all the time at the highest peak of intensity. happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony. let us, therefore, learn to pass from one imperfect activity to another without worrying too much about what we are missing.