Happiness and Misery
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Don't do whatever you like -- like whatever you do.
Blessed are we who can laugh at ourselves for we shall never cease to be amused.
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
So go for the jump, and chase all your dreams.
In life, we are all in the gutter. Some of us just tend to look up at the stars.
Life is short. Live it up.
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
When the world has once begun to use us ill, it afterwards continues the same treatment with less scruple or ceremony, as men do to a whore.
Everything human is pathetic. The secret source of humor itself is not joy but sorrow.
Be good and you will be lonesome.
Sloppy, raggedy-assed old life. I love it. I never want to die.
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
The surest way of severely upsetting yourself for hours is by continuing to consider what concerns you most for a single moment too long.