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Spend a moment, every day, thinking of someone to love.

The best way to secure future happiness is to be as happy as is rightfully possible today.

The child in you, like all children, loves to laugh, to be around people who can laugh at themselves and life. Children instinctively know that the more laughter we have in our lives, the better.

The Eskimo has fifty-two names for snow because it is important to them; there ought to be as many for love.

The essence of love is kindness.

The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.

The happiest and most contented people are those who each day perform to make the best of their abilities.

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling.

The highest wisdom is continual cheerfulness; such a state, like the region above the moon, is always clear and serene.

The issue is not so much being loved but being loving, which leads to the same wonderful feeling you experience when someone loves you.

The love we give away is the only one we keep.

The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous.

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.

The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.

The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.

The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.

The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here.

The way to happiness: keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love. Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.

There is always something to chuckle about. Sometimes we see it. Sometimes . . . we don't. Still, the world is filled with humor. It is there when we are happy and it is there to cheer us up when we are not.


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