Happiness and Misery
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
So of cheerfulness, or a good temper, the more it is spent, the more it remains.