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 +**26. Of desires, all that do not lead to a sense of pain, if they are not satisfied, are not necessary, but involve a craving which is easily dispelled, when the object is hard to procure or they seem likely to produce harm.**
  
 +Alternate Translations: ​ Yonge: All such desires as lead to no pain when they remain ungratified are unnecessary,​ and the longing is easily got rid of, when the thing desired is difficult to procure or when the desires seem likely to produce harm.  Hicks: ​ All such desires as lead to no pain when they remain ungratified are unnecessary,​ and the longing is easily got rid of, when the thing desired is difficult to procure or when the desires seem likely to produce harm.  ​
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 +NewEpicurean Commentary: ​ This is not a command to pursue only necessary pleasures, but a statement that those which are not necessary are harder to obtain.
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