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Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

Over a period of time it's been driven home to me that I'm not going to be the most popular writer in the world, so I'm always happy when anything in any way is accepted.

Pain is no longer pain when it is past.

Pardon, not wrath, is God's best attribute.

People are more than the worst thing they have ever done in their lives.

Philosophy can add to our happiness in no other manner but by diminishing our misery; it should not pretend to increase our present stock, but make us economists of what we are possessed of. Happy were we all born philosophers; all born with a talent of thus dissipating our own cares by spreading them upon all mankind.

Poor and content is rich, and rich enough; but riches endless is as poor as winter to him that ever fears he shall be poor.

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

Reject hatred without hating.

Resentment is the "number one" offender. It destroys more alcoholics than anything else. From it stem all forms of spiritual disease, for we have been not only mentally and physically ill, we have been spiritually sick.

Resentment is weak and lowers your self-esteem.

Resentments are burdens we don't need to carry.

Revenge could steal a man's life until there was nothing left but emptiness.

Revenge may not be a particularly high consciousness-oriented activity.

Seeds of discouragement will not grow in the thankful heart.

Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far.

So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some.

Some troubles, like a protested note of a solvent debtor, bear interest.

Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time; as aromatic wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy; its after-flavor, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.

Sometimes the best deals are the ones you don't make.


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