This is the short and the long of it.William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act 2 scene 2
Don't get suckered in by the comments ... they can terribly be misleading.Dave Storer
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.Hugh Downs
We might do well to contain our elation at seeing the light at the end of the tunnel until we are certain it is not some guy on a motorcycle coming straight at us.Tom Fitzgerald
The surest way to remain poor is to be honest.Napoleon Bonaparte
I feel that you are justified in looking into the future with true assurance, because you have a mode of living in which we find the joy of life and the joy of work harmoniously combined. Added to this is the spirit of ambition which pervades your very being, and seems to make the day's work like a happy child at play. (referring to America)Albert Einstein
Shall ignorance of good and ill Dare to direct the eternal will? Seek virtue, and of that possest, To Providence resign the rest.
Wit is the only wall between us and the dark.