Cheerful dumb, only they’re not so much happy as lobotomized. But your gloomy smart are just as ridiculous. When you are unhappy, you get to pay a lot of attention to yourself. And you get to take yourself oh so very seriously. Your truly happy people, which is to say, your people who truly like themselves, they don’t think about themselves very much. Your unhappy person resents it when you try to cheer him up, because than means he has to stop dwelling on himself and start paying attention to the universe. Unhappiness is the ultimate form of self-indulgence.
Tom Robbins in “Jitterbug perfume”.
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