“It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.”

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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“People let their own hang-ups become the obstacles between them and personal happiness.”

~ Lucinda Williams

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“Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy.”

~ Swami Sivananda

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“To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.”

~ Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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“Happiness does not consist in self-love.”

~ Joseph Butler

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“Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable.”

~ Clare Boothe Luce

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“Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.”

~ Marquis de Sade

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“The U. S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.”

~ Benjamin Franklin

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“Joys divided are increased.”

~ Josiah Gilbert Holland

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“To buy happiness is to sell soul.”

~ Douglas Horton

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“There is something curiously boring about somebody else’s happiness.”

~ Aldous Huxley

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“Happiness is a by-product. You cannot pursue it by itself.”

~ Sam Levenson

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“To describe happiness is to diminish it.”

~ Stendhal

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“Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.”

~ Euripides

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“Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.”

~ Thomas Jefferson

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“Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.”

~ Baruch Spinoza

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“Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.”

~ Linus Pauling

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“To forget oneself is to be happy.”

~ Robert Louis Stevenson

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“A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.”

~ Bertrand Russell

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“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.”

~ Helen Keller

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“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.”

~ Henry Ward Beecher

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“Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.”

~Jose Marti

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“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”

~ Dalai Lama

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“The secret of happiness is something to do.”

~ John Burroughs

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“All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.”

~ Baruch Spinoza

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“It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.”

~ Desiderius Erasmus

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“Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.”

~ Albert Camus

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“True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.”

~ Ben Jonson

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