It is possible that longing for something is better than actually having it. I’ve heard it said that satisfaction is the death of desire.
You’ll have bad times, but it’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to.
Yes, a man is a dangerous thing. So is a scalpel. It can wound you or it can save your life. You don’t make it safe by making it dull; you put it in the hands of someone who knows what he’s doing.