596  We are in the habit of exaggerating or imagining or anticipating sorrow. We are torn by things present or about things yet to come. Consider whether your proofs of future troubles are sure. For it is more often the case that we are troubled by our apprehensions.
609  Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
1036  The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.
967  When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
1787  You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.