Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.
George Bernard Shaw
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First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity: no really self-respecting woman would take advantage of it.
We know there is intention and purpose in the universe, because there is intention and purpose in us.
The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
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This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
I don’t think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.
I went to the Bach Choir concert and heard Mozart’s Requiem. I did not rise warmly to it. Then I heard an extract from Parsifal which I disliked very much. If Bach wriggles, Wagner writhes…
He has been a doctor a year now and has had two patients, no, three, I think – yes, it was three; I attended their funerals.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.
A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion.