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If you wish to live a life free from sorrow, think of what is going to happen as if it had already happened.

If you would be loved, love and be lovable.

Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.

Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.

In rejecting secrecy I had also rejected the road to cynicism.

Isn't it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be alive- it's such an interesting world.

It is best to act with confidence, no matter how little right you have to it.

It is by sitting down to write every morning that he becomes a writer. Those who do not do this remain amateurs.

It is easy enough to be pleasant, when life flows by like a song. But the man worthwhile is one who will smile, when everything goes dead wrong.

It is good to act as if. It is even better to grow to the point where it is no longer an act.

It is no use blaming the men-we made them what they are-and now it is up to us to try and make ourselves-the makers of men-a little more responsible.

It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.

It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.

It isn't our position, but our disposition, that makes us happy.

It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always, she had to admit, interesting.

It's never too late to be who you might have been.

Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.

Keep your thoughts right, for as you think, so are you. Therefore, think only those things that will make the world better, and you unashamed.

Kindness gives birth to kindness.


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