“ Joys come and go like a pleasant breeze. It's the miseries that stick in you like thorns - until you realize that it's all your doing. ”
Human folly is that people are always trying to extract joy from the outside.
Whether I keep you half alive or you keep yourself half alive, whichever way- it's torture
To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can still do for those who study it.
Being spiritual does not mean being dead serious. If you allow life to happen within you exuberantly, unbridled, you will touch the spirit.
Newt Scamander: My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice.