One has to laugh before being happy, because otherwise one risks dying before having laughed. – Unknown.

Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. – Simone Weil

A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. – Thomas Mann

To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.. – Confucius

If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours. – Dolly Parton

Learning to believe you are magnificent. And gradually to discover that you are not magnificent. Enough labor for one human life. – Czesław Miłosz

It is easy to believe that the world is made of marmalade when you have your head stuck inside the marmalade jar. – Moi

Life is big; people make it small. – Moi

Positive habits are key to what we often mislabel self control. – Katie Milkman

Don’t spend your life making up your mind. – Unknown

If I am I because I am I, and you are you because you are you—then I am I and you are you. But if I am I because you are you, and you are you because I am I – then I am not I and you are not you. – Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk