Happiness and Misery
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It is by fighting and triumphing over the enemies of the Buddha that we ourselves become Buddhas.
The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.
If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
To live a perfect life, you must ask nothing, give nothing, and expect nothing.
Nostalgia is the realization that things weren't as unbearable as they seemed at the time.
Live each day as if it were the last day of your life, because so far, it is.
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.
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two equals four. If that is granted, all else follows.
Here's to your love, health, and wealth -- and time to enjoy each.
Don't do whatever you like -- like whatever you do.