Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.

Charlie Chaplin

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.

Charles Spencer

Genuine goodness is threatening to those at the opposite end of the moral spectrum.

The supreme irony of life is that hardly anyone gets out of it alive.

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future one.

If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day.

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