“In 1988, two psychologists published an article arguing that positive self-deception is a normal and advantageous part of most people’s life. It turns out people lie to themselves about three things: they view themselves in implausibly positive ways, they think they have far more control over their life’s than they actually do and they believe the future will be better than the evidence of the present can possibly justify. But we’re way beyond that now; we’re on the other side of that particular mirror.”
Happiness is one of the most important things in life but happiness is something you have to find in yourself - being who you are and accepting who you are - and no one can do that for you. I feel I’ve got to that stage, of being comfortable in my own skin.
I blew into this world on a leaf. I’m still blowing. I don’t think I’ll ever land.
Moriarty is the Napoleon of crime, Watson. She is the organizer of half that is evil and nearly all that is undetected in this great city. She is a genius, a philosopher, an abstract thinker. She has a brain of the first order.