Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Wednesday's Wit - Human Nature



Human nature

Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be – John Stuart Mill

There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy – Robert Louis Stevenson

It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances – Oscar Wilde

Economy is going without something you do want in case you should, some day, want something you probably won’t want – Anthony Hope

Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud, the other sees the stars. – Fredrick Langbridge

Happiness is a mystery like religion, and should never be rationalized. – G.K.Chesterton

When people do not respect us we are sharply offended; yet deep down in his heart no man much respects himself – Mark Twain

Many things – such as loving, going to sleep or behaving unaffectedly - are done worst when we try hardest to do them – C.S. Lewis

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