The love of democracy is that of equality.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Most of the things we decide are not what we know to be the best. We say yes, merely because we are driven into a corner and must say something.
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it… We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.
‘Please, sir,’ pleaded the stranger, ‘would you be so kind as to help a poor unfortunate fellow who is hungry and can’t find work? All I have in the world is this gun.’
The way to choose happiness is to follow what is right for you. Live your own dreams. And you will know the meaning of happiness.