It iz an actewal fackt that most ov us work harder, tew seem happy, than we should have to, to be happy.
[It is an actual fact that most of us work harder, to seem happy, than we should have to, to be happy.]Josh Billings (1818-1885) American humorist [pseud. of Henry Wheeler Shaw]
Josh Billing’s Encyclopedia, “Josh Settles Up with His Correspondents Summarily” (1874)