In the end things must be as they are and have always been--the great things remain for the great, the abysses for the profound, the delicacies and thrills for the refined, and, to sum up shortly, everything rare for the rare.
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In the end things must be as they are and have always been--the great things remain for the great, the abysses for the profound, the delicacies and thrills for the refined, and, to sum up shortly, everything rare for the rare. This quote illustrates that nothing in life is free. Things in life are expensive and you must pay to get them. The quote implies that you should not expect a gift in life to be handed to you on a silver platter.
It also makes a clear distinction between those who possess real skills and those who do not. Those who possess real skill will make their mark in this world by being able to leverage their skills to make a difference in this world.
Source: Beyond Good And Evil
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