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Happiness and Misery

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tiny.ag/cgjakfr4  ·   Fair (384 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/qhqk8egu  ·   Fair (251 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/sayxpjvp  ·   Fair (301 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/ma20i7eo  ·   Fair (251 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.

Jerry Chin, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/u4yrbtrm  ·   Fair (532 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In life, we are all in the gutter. Some of us just tend to look up at the stars.

Oscar Wilde, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/dyebwhav  ·   Fair (997 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

If we couldn't laugh, we'd all go insane.

Jimmy Buffett, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/dlefcimh  ·   Fair (589 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Comedy is tragedy plus time.

Carol Burnett, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/mzhz0ofe  ·   Fair (215 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.

Lord Byron, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/kiehwrll  ·   Fair (673 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

Aesop, in Happiness and Misery and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/r8nedjty  ·   Fair (258 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/yqwcpnfd  ·   Fair (402 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To live a perfect life, you must ask nothing, give nothing, and expect nothing.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery and Life and Death

tiny.ag/zuqxlkhf  ·   Fair (288 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nostalgia is the realization that things weren't as unbearable as they seemed at the time.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/jcmdoh1n  ·   Fair (296 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Anja Klein

Live each day as if it were the last day of your life, because so far, it is.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/jhu7bauz  ·   Fair (959 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by S. Gilmary Beagle

tiny.ag/otklgivp  ·   Fair (813 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

Living well is the best revenge.

George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/f8mrmb30  ·   Fair (286 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you wish you be like someone else, you waste the person you are.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/acorhvan  ·   Fair (281 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/cxjvq280  ·   Fair (858 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

Even the the most tempting rose has thorns.

Tristan Eggener, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/sbgdcf8o  ·   Fair (962 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

Everyone smiles in the same language.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery

tiny.ag/lkbki8ft  ·   Fair (305 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery and Life and Death