"i urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, 'if this isn't nice, i don't know what is.'"
he had a wonderful way of expressing great ideas. looking up the above led me to remind myself of another of his, in answer to "why bother?" like me asking myself "why bother writing lj entries?" he wrote: "many people need desperately to receive this message: 'i feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. you are not alone.'"