I had looked for happiness in fast living, but it was not there. I tried to find it in money, but it was not there either. But when I placed myself in tune with what I believe to be the fundamental truths of life, when I began to develop my limited ability, to rid my mind of all kinds of tangled thoughts, and fill it with zeal and courage and love, when I gave myself a chance by treating myself decently and sensibly, I began to feel the stimulating, warm glow of happiness.
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How blessings brighten as they take their flight.
And friend received with thumps upon the back.
Our birth is nothing but our death begun, As tapers waste the moment they take fire.
But fate ordains that dearest friends must part.
You are so witty, profligate, and thin, At once we think thee Milton, Death, and Sin.
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