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The Most Important Thing Willy Wonka Ever Said

banish that fear so Charlie could assume his place at the top of the world, as the heir to the miraculous domain Willy Wonka had created.Because when I forget it, I fall to the ground.Willy Wonka: But Charlie, don’t forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he always wanted.Charlie Bucket: What happened?Willy Wonka: He lived happily ever after.This is my favorite line in any movie ever. Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka delivers the line as if it were truly possible to get everything you ever wanted.And it is.We get bogged down by everything else.

By our fears of loneliness, by our fears of poverty, or “who should be President?” or “why did he say / she say?”It’s not easy to look for the magic in everything. In fact, it sounds

. happiness fears loneliness