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There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. The dark background which death supplies brings out the tender colors of life in all their purity.

There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.

There is no other solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decisions, the day's generous utterances, and the day's good deed.

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.

There is nothing ridiculous in love.

There is one way of attaining what we may term, if not utter, at least mortal happiness; it is by a sincere and unrelaxing activity for the happiness of others.

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.

There is only one history of any importance, and it is the history of what you once believed in, and the history of what you came to believe in.

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.

There is something ridiculous and even quite indecent in an individual claiming to be happy. Still more a people or a nation making such a claim. The pursuit of happiness... is without any question the most fatuous which could possibly be undertaken. This lamentable phrase 'the pursuit of happiness' is responsible for a good part of the ills and miseries of the modern world.

There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.

There is work that is work and there is play that is play; there is play that is work and work that is play. And in only one of these lie happiness.

They are happy men whose natures sort with their vocations.

They seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods.

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

This is life! It can harden and it can exalt!

This is the true joy of life - the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one, the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown to the scrap-heap; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish clod of ailments and grievances.

This is true joy of life-the being used for a purpose that is recognized by yourself as a right one, instead of being a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.


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