Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no
other remedy than to pass quickly through them.
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater
is their power to harm us.
Each player must accept the cards life deals him
or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone
must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.
To enjoy life, we must touch much of it lightly