Laughter is wine for the soul - laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness - the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living.
They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
Without pain, how could we know joy?' This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate.
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.