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don_socalApril 10, 2014

The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.
Carlos Castaneda

Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.
Janis Joplin

Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are utterly miserable.

My theory on life is that life is beautiful. Life doesn't change. You have a day, and a night, and a month, and a year. We people change - we can be miserable or we can be happy. It's what you make of your life.
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

No one is more miserable than the person who wills everything and can do nothing.

If you feel well and happy, your face will reflect this, but if you are down in the dumps and having a miserable time, your face will soon show this, too. In fact, you get the face you deserve by the time you're forty, and one of the keys to looking and feeling younger is being active.
Joan Collins

Once I was gone for a month and I was just miserable, so I flew back from Florida for two hours just to be home and see my cats.
Paula Poundstone

Life is too short to be miserable.
Rita Mae Brown

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Quotes after my own heart, especially the Castaneda and Rita Mae Brown ones.
I am often asked if I am not homesick. Sure, I could talk myself into being homesick, but what does that accomplish, I rather talk me into being happy here.

    Bookmark   April 10, 2014 at 6:26AM
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I like today's quotes, living the life one has and make the most of it has always been my goal. The saddest words are "if only..."

    Bookmark   April 10, 2014 at 9:45AM
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Excellent quotes. I like the Paula Poundstone quote.
There are times when I long to be back somewhere, but just for a short visit. I need a transporter.

    Bookmark   April 10, 2014 at 5:44PM
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