Happiness and Misery
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Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
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.
Do not scorn the person who is perpetually happy. He does know something you don't.
If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
It is not the bad times on which we should dwell, it is only poison to the mind and soul. We shall rise up after we fall, and continue to go on -- dwelling on the good, high-spirited times of our lives.
It is by fighting and triumphing over the enemies of the Buddha that we ourselves become Buddhas.
Learn from the past. Look to the future. Live in the present.
Expect everything, and anything seems nothing. Expect nothing, and anything seems everything.
If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.