If a man goes around in this world unhappy — he says This World is nothing, This World is just darkness and bitterness, it’s only we’re waiting for the real World to Come — that man will never understand his purpose in this world. “Kol ha’osek b’shira,” you have to be busy singing in this world, and thanking and expressing gratitude.
And if you do, what’s going to happen? “Zoche l’omra l’olam habah,” he’ll be rewarded that he’ll continue to say this song in the Next World. — Singing in the World (#1)