The Role Of Instincts
Victory is sweet; sweeter is revenge.
Relief is sweet; sweeter is escape.
Gain is sweet; sweeter is lottery.
Sex is sweet; sweeter is adultery.
Liberty scores over freedom.
Selfishness scores over justice.
Jealousy scores over affection.
Bribery scores over honesty.
Instincts disobey conscience
Whenever it finds convenience.
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