"So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers."
"Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape."
Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities.
"Most people think happiness is about gaining something, but it’s not. It’s all about getting rid of the darkness you accumulate."