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case in point

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Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Lao-Tzu
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case in point

Plural
cases in point

case in point (cases in point)
  1. (idiomatic) An example that illustrates a point.
    • 1837, Ellen Marriage, The Two Poets, original by Honoré de Balzac,  
      But philosophers inform us that old age is apt to revert to the habits of youth, and Sechard senior is a case in point—the older he grew, the better he loved to drink.

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