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People who never achieve happiness are the ones who complain whenever they're awake, and whenever they're asleep, they are thinking about what to complain about tomorrow.
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Old English munuc < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] monachus < Ancient Greek μοναχός (monachos), single, solitary) < μόνος (monos), alone)

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monk

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  1. A male member of a monastic order who has devoted his life for religious service.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A male who leads an isolated life; a loner, a hermit.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An unmarried man who does not have sexual relationships.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A judge.

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