Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
I think I lived those years very impersonally. It was almost as though I had erected someone outside myself who was the president's wife. I was lost somewhere deep down inside myself. That is the way I felt and worked until I left the White House.