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Want is a growing giant whom the coat of Have was never large enough to cover.

Was it always my nature to take a bad time and block out the good times, until any success became an accident and failure seemed the only truth?

We always have enough to be happy if we are enjoying what we do have- and not worrying about what we don't have.

We are all of us richer than we think we are.

We are content to forgo joy when pain is also lost.

We are never content with our lot.

We are never either so wretched or so happy as we say we are.

We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.

We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. ... But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.

We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.

We forgive too little; forget too much.

We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.

We never ask God to forgive anybody except when we haven't.

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.

We pardon to the extent that we love.

We should learn, by reflection on the misfortunes of others, that there is nothing singular in those which befall ourselves.

We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.

Welcome everything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.

Were a man to order his life by the rules of true reason, a frugal substance joined to a contented mind is for him great riches.


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