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Do not waste time bothering whether you "love" your neighbor; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him. If you injure someone you dislike, you will find yourself disliking him more. If you do him a good turn, you will find yourself disliking him less.

Do not worry; eat three square meals a day; say your prayers; be courteous to your creditors; keep your digestion good; exercise; go slow and easy. Maybe there are other things your special case requires to make you happy; but, my friend, these I reckon will give you a good lift.

Each person on this planet is inherently, intrinsically capable of attaining "dizzying heights" of happiness and fulfillment.

Even if we can't be happy, we must always be cheerful.

Every day we are offered new means for learning and growing in love.

Every single one of us can do things that no one else can do can love things that no one else can love . . . We are like violins. We can be used for doorstops, or we can make music.

Every time a man smiles, and much more when he laughs, it adds something to his fragment of life.

Everybody forgets the basic thing: people are not going to love you unless you love them.

For love ... is the blood of life, the power of reunion in the separated.

Forget the resolutions. Forget control and discipline . . . too much work. Instead try experimenting. Go in search of something to fall in love with. . . something about yourself, your career, your spouse.

Happiness and love are just a choice away.

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others with out getting a few drops on yourself.

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence

Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.

He laughs best whose laugh lasts.

Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them.

Humor is the healthy way of feeling "distance" between one's self and the problem, a way of standing off and looking at one's problems with perspective.

I have found that most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

If God came in and said, "I want you to be happy for the rest of your life," what would you do?


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