Happiness and Misery
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It is not the bad times on which we should dwell, it is only poison to the mind and soul. We shall rise up after we fall, and continue to go on -- dwelling on the good, high-spirited times of our lives.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.
Learn from the past. Look to the future. Live in the present.
Expect everything, and anything seems nothing. Expect nothing, and anything seems everything.
So go for the jump, and chase all your dreams.
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
Be good and you will be lonesome.
Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow.
Sloppy, raggedy-assed old life. I love it. I never want to die.
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
Poverty doesn't bring unhappiness; it brings degradation.
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
Trouble is part of your life -- if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough.