The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil, show it to be evidently a great evil. You never find people labouring to convince you that you may live very happily upon a plentiful fortune.
Like as the arrows in the hands of a giant: even so are the young children. Happy is the man that has his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.
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Not in Utopia, - subterranean fields - Or some secreted island, Heaven knows where! But in the very world, which is the world of all of us, - the place where in the end we find our happiness, or not at all!
How beautiful is youth, that is always slipping away! Who wants to be happy, let him be so: of tomorrow there's no knowing
Lorenzo de' Medici
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