There is no higher happiness than peace.
Wearing fake happiness is as good as smearing foundation. A bit of moisture drains it all.
she slammed the door and
I looked at the closed door
and at the doorknob
I didn’t feel
You have to appreciate where you have come from to know who you are in the present and whom you would like to be in the future.
I am responsible for my own existence and happiness.
I’m not good enough for Duke.
Emmy has embarked on her journey to enrich the world with smiles. They are free, healthy, and often, very contagious.
Happiness must preclude false indulgence and physic.
Men who give up the common goal of all things that exist, thereby cease to exist themselves. Some may perhaps think it strange that we say that wicked men, who form the majority of men, do not exist; but that is how it is. I am not trying to deny the wickedness of the wicked; what I do deny is that their existence is absolute and complete existence. Just as you might call a corpse a dead man, but couldn’t simply call it a man, so I would agree that the wicked are wicked, but could not agree that they have unqualified existence.
There is no such thing as escape after all, only an exchange of one set of difficulties for another. It wasn’t Mark or the farm or marriage I was trying to shake loose from but my own imperfect self, and even if I kept moving, she would dog me all the way around the world, forever.