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Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs.

Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.

Life is an adventure in forgiveness.

Life is hard. Next to what?

Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third.

Life that ever needs forgiveness has for its first duty to forgive.

Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.

Long only for what you have.

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Luckily, I never feel at one time more than half my pains.

Malice drinks one-half of its own poison.

Man needs so little ... yet he begins wanting so much.

Man never has what he wants, because what he wants is everything.

Mankind, by the perverse depravity of their nature, esteem that which they have most desired as of no value the moment it is possessed, and torment themselves with fruitless wishes for that which is beyond their reach.

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.

May I tell you why it seems to me a good thing for us to remember wrong that has been done us? That we may forgive it.

May we never let the things we can't have, or don't have, spoil our enjoyment of the things we do have and can have.

Men ... always think that something they are going to get is better than what they have got.

Moderate desires constitute a character fitted to acquire all the good which the world can yield. He who has this character is prepared, in whatever situation he is, therewith to be content and has learned the science of being happy.

Moderation is the key to lasting enjoyment.

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