"Life is easier to take than you'd think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable, and bear the intolerable." This quote was said by Kathleen Norris. I think that I agree with the quote, and also that the quote was not being sarcastic.
One example of this quote being true is in the book Night by Elie Weisel. When the Nazi powers began to take over the country Elie
showed first 75 words of 296 total
showed last 75 words of 296 total
They had to work very hard and were beaten, and they had to "bear the intolerable" .
If these families would’ve lived by the quote by Kathleen Norris, they could have saved themselves from much suffering and agony. If you can "accept the impossible", you can just live without worrying about what’s going to happen. And if you can "bear the intolerable", you can get through the tough times, and live for the good.