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True happiness renders men kind and sensible; and that happiness is always shared with others.

True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one's self, but the point is not only to get out; you must stay out, and to stay out, you must have some absorbing errand.

True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!

Unhappiness indicates wrong thinking, just as ill health indicates a bad regimen.

Unhappy is the man, though he rule the world, who doesn't consider himself supremely blessed.

Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.

Unshared joy is an unlighted candle.

Virtue, like a dowerless beauty, has more admirers than followers.

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.

We always have enough to be happy if we are enjoying what we do have- and not worrying about what we don't have.

We are all happy, if we only knew it.

We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.

We can be wise from goodness and good from wisdom.

We can build upon foundations anywhere, if they are well and truly laid.

We can sometimes love what we do not understand, but it is impossible completely to understand what we do not love.

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.

We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.

We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learned to bear its ills, without being overcome by them.


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