Happiness and Misery
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To live a perfect life, you must ask nothing, give nothing, and expect nothing.
Live each day as if it were the last day of your life, because so far, it is.
Nostalgia is the realization that things weren't as unbearable as they seemed at the time.
It is by fighting and triumphing over the enemies of the Buddha that we ourselves become Buddhas.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Here's to your love, health, and wealth -- and time to enjoy each.
For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.
Poverty doesn't bring unhappiness; it brings degradation.
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.