Nice to hear the secret of life boiled down to crap, eh?
I don’t know the quote’s context except that it came from a book called The Importance of Living. And according to one review of the book, “Lin Yutang’s ideal is the ‘scamp’ – an amiable loafer who wanders through life, learning, loving, living. ”
And sure, I can see this as a credo for that sort of carefree fellow. Actually, I think Dean Martin has said something similar. And he was nothing if not a scamp.
It’s refreshing attitude. So simple. So free from angst and navel gazing and rumination. Happiness is a warm..never mind.