A Variation on this variation:
"The Grass is always greener on the other side, because of all the Manure"
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He can and does take the hurt and pain and can cause good to come out of it. ...
Kind of like a giant pile of manure. After time... some really beautiful flowers can grow out of it, but it sure was nasty and stank horribly before anything good grew.
- JustScott (hope you don't mind, JS!)
A man talking sense to himself is no madder than a man talking nonsense to not himself.
Or just as mad.
So there you are.
Stark raving sane.
- Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead