|Whatever may happen to thee, it was prepared for thee from all eternity; and the implication of causes was from eternity spinning the thread of thy being, and of that which is incident to it.
– Marcus Aurelius
|We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.
– Herman Melville
|The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC-43 BC)
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