Most of life is tragic

“The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.” – Unknown

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” –  Kenji Miyazawa

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” – Duke Ellington

“Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” – Charles R. Swindoll

“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Life is lived on the edge.” – Will Smith

“Play iterated games. All the returns in life, whether in wealth, relationships, or knowledge, come from compound interest.” – Naval Ravikant

“Most of life is tragic. You’re born, you don’t know why. You’re here, you don’t know why. You go, you die. Your family dies. Your friends die. People suffer. People live in constant terror. The world is full of poverty and corruption and war and Nazis and tsunamis. The net result, the final count is, you lose – you don’t beat the house.” – Woody Allen

“Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering – and it’s all over much too soon.” – Woody Allen

“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.” – Bette Midler

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” – Lee Iacocca

“If we admit that human life can be ruled by reason, then all possibility of life is destroyed.” – Christopher McCandless

“When you want something in life, you just gotta reach out and grab it.” –  Christopher McCandless

“Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” – Roy T. Bennett

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” – Alexander Pope 

“The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” – George Carlin

“I love deadlines, I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” – Douglas Adams

“Never trust people who smile constantly. They’re either selling something or not very bright.” – Laurell K. Hamilton

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” – Robert A Heinlein

“If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out.” – Lawrence Ferlinghetti