How can we actually commit ourselves to a world that is true and genuine and good for us? There is something about human nature that is good, excellent and cheerful. We are not particularly talking on a religious level. We are just talking about being human beings and cheering ourselves up. If we smile genuinely each day, that is jolly good. Having smiled already, then we can help the rest of the society, the rest of the world.
From “Jolly Good,” in The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa, Volume Ten, page 658.
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