Quote category: Misery
I have learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
Pain is inevitable, but misery is optional.
I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.
Whoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others. We must all carry our share of the misery which lies upon the world.