“ For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you. ”
You do not have to depend on the compassion of others. The whole world can live under the umbrella of your compassion
For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation -- either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force. I decided to follow the latter course.
Newt Scamander: My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice.