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To be happy, drop the words "if only" and substitute instead the words "next time."

To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.

Total absence of humor renders life impossible.

Trouble is the thing that strong men grow by. Met in the right way, it is a sure-fire means of putting iron into the victim's will and making him a tougher man to down forever after.

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.

True luck consists not in holding the best cards at the table; luckiest he who knows just when to rise and go home.

Turn your stumbling blocks into stepping stones.

We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.

We are not troubled by things, but by the opinion which we have of things.

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never either so wretched or so happy as we say we are.

We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided.

We must never despair; our situation has been compromising before, and it has changed for the better; so I trust it will again. If difficulties arise, we must put forth new exertion and proportion our efforts to the exigencies of the times.

Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this office.

What the caterpillar calls a tragedy, the Master calls a butterfly.

What you can't get out of, get into wholeheartedly.

Whatever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves ... how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers.

When all that hate energy was focused on me, it was transformed into a fantastic energy. It was supporting me. If you are centered and you can transform all this energy that comes in, it will help you. If you believe it is going to kill you, it will kill you.

When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade.

When something bad happens to me, I think I'm able to deal with it in a pretty good way. That makes me lucky. Some people fall apart at the first little thing that happens.

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

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