When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
– Helen Keller
No matter how dreary and gray our homes are, we people of flesh and blood would rather live there than in any other country, be it ever so beautiful. There is no place like home.
L. Frank Baum in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Love blinds us to faults but hatred blinds us to virtues