Happiness and Misery
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There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
So go for the jump, and chase all your dreams.
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.
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.
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.
Every heart that has beat strong and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.
If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.