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It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.
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Verb

Infinitive
to go by

Third person singular
goes by

Simple past
went by

Past participle
gone by

Present participle
going by

to go by (third-person singular simple present goes by, present participle going by, simple past went by, past participle gone by)
  1. (idiomatic) To pass, to go past, without much interaction
    I like to sit and watch the world go by

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