Happiness and Misery
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Life is short. Live it up.
Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
It is by fighting and triumphing over the enemies of the Buddha that we ourselves become Buddhas.
Do not scorn the person who is perpetually happy. He does know something you don't.
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
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.
I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.
Man is only happy as he finds a work worth doing, and does it well.
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.