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

This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess.

Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.

Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.

True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence on the future; not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears, but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is abundantly sufficient.

True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.

True love is night jasmine, a diamond in darkness, the heartbeat no cardiologist has ever heard. It is the most common of miracles, fashioned of fleecy clouds - a handful of stars tossed into the night sky.

Ultimately love is everything.

We are most alive when we're in love.

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

What a grand thing, to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.

What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork.

When a man is gloomy, everything seems to go wrong; when he is cheerful, everything seems right!

When ill luck besets us, to ease the tension we have only to remember that happiness is relative. The next time you are tempted to grumble about what has happened to you, why not pause and be glad that it is no worse than it is?

When large numbers of people share their joy in common, the happiness of each is greater because each adds fuel to the other's flame.

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.

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