Happiness and Misery
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Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two equals four. If that is granted, all else follows.
If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.
Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you will cease to be so.
A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
Life is short. Live it up.
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Do not scorn the person who is perpetually happy. He does know something you don't.
It is by fighting and triumphing over the enemies of the Buddha that we ourselves become Buddhas.
If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
To live a perfect life, you must ask nothing, give nothing, and expect nothing.