Happiness and Misery
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Every heart that has beat strong and cheerfully has left a hopeful impulse behind it in the world, and bettered the tradition of mankind.
Poverty doesn't bring unhappiness; it brings degradation.
Trouble is part of your life -- if you don't share it, you don't give the person who loves you a chance to love you enough.
The surest way of severely upsetting yourself for hours is by continuing to consider what concerns you most for a single moment too long.
Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.
Learn not only to find what you like, learn to like what you find.
If life doesn't offer a game worth playing, then invent a new one.
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.
And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down. Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.