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Humor is the healthy way of feeling "distance" between one's self and the problem, a way of standing off and looking at one's problems with perspective.

Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

I can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. It's all how you look at it.

I have seen boys on my baseball team go into slumps and never come out of them, and I have seen others snap right out and come back better than ever. I guess more players lick themselves than are ever licked by an opposing team. The first thing any man has to know is how to handle himself.

I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.

I think laughter may be a form of courage.... As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.

I think we should look forward to death more than we do. Of course everybody hates to go to bed or miss anything but dying is really the only chance we'll get to rest.

I would define true courage to be a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.

I'm not happy, I'm cheerful. There's a difference. A happy woman has no cares at all. A cheerful woman has cares but has learned how to deal with them.

If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide.

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

If you have to be in a soap opera, try not to get the worst role.

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

In adversity, remember to keep an even mind.

Keep your sense of humor. There's enough stress in the rest of your life to let bad shots ruin a game you're supposed to enjoy.

Laughter is ever young, whereas tragedy, except the very highest of all, quickly becomes haggard.

Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.

Let us be brave in the face of adversity.

Let us not be needlessly bitter: certain failures are sometimes fruitful.

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.


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