a thousand pearls for a thousand pennies

“Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the overcompensations for misery. And, of course, stability isn’t nearly so spectacular as instability. And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesqueness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt. Happiness is never grand.”
— from Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Anita Natasha: Potato Enthusiast. Future Crazy Cat Lady. Rafiki in Human Form.

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