Inspirational quotes

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.By Mark TwainSee more HAPPINESS

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

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Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.

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Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.By Milton EricksonSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.

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If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.

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If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.By Morris WestSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.

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The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives?

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The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving

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The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives?

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Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.

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Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.By UnknownSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.

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Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

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Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.By Abraham LincolnSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

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Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.

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Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.By Leo TolstoySee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.

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Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.

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Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.By Joseph CampbellSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.

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I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.

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I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.By Dalai LamaSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.

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Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.

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Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.By Mary Lou RettonSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.

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A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.

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A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.By William Arthur WardSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.

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Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow. It only saps today of its joy.

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Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow. It only saps today of its joy.By Leo BuscagliaSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow. It only saps today of its joy.

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We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

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We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.By George Bernard ShawSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

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Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

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Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.By Marcel ProustSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

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The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.

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The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.By Brian TracySee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.

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On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.

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On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.By Eckhart TolleSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.

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Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.

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Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.By Marquis de CondorcetSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.

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The grass is always greener where you water it.

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The grass is always greener where you water it.By UnknownSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The grass is always greener where you water it.

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The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.

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The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.By Andre MauroisSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.

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Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.

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Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.By BuddhaSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.

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For most of life, nothing wonderful happens. If you don’t enjoy getting up and working and finishing your work and sitting down to a meal with family or friends, then the chances are you’re not going to be very happy. If someone bases his/her happiness on

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For most of life, nothing wonderful happens. If you don’t enjoy getting up and working and finishing your work and sitting down to a meal with family or friends, then the chances are you’re not going to be very happy. If someone bases his/her happiness on major events like a great job, huge amounts of money, a flawlessly happy marriage or a trip to Paris, that person isn’t going

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For most of life, nothing wonderful happens. If you don’t enjoy getting up and working and finishing your work and sitting down to a meal with family or friends, then the chances are you’re not going to be very happy. If someone bases his/her happiness on

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature…. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature…. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.By Helen KellerSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature…. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

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If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.

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If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.By ProverbSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.

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And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.

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And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.By ConfuciusSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.By Eleanor RooseveltSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

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Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.

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Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.By John Henry JowettSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.

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Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.

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Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.By William FeatherSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.

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If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.

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If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.By EpicurusSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.

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It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.

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It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.By F. Scott FitzgeraldSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.

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A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for

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A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.By Leo Tolstoy

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A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for

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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.

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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.By Maxim GorkySee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.

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That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.

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That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.By Henry David ThoreauSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.

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Your work is discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.

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Your work is discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.By BuddhaSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Your work is discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.

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Just because it didn’t last forever, doesn’t mean it wasn’t worth your while.

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Just because it didn’t last forever, doesn’t mean it wasn’t worth your while.By UnknownSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Just because it didn’t last forever, doesn’t mean it wasn’t worth your while.

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I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.

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I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.By Groucho MarxSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.

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The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.

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The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.By Albert EllisSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.

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Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.

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Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.By Rose LaneSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.

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Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

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Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.By Henry Wadsworth LongfellowSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.

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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.By AesopSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

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Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

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Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.By Herman HesseSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

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Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.

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Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.By HeraclitusSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.

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Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

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Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.By Albert SchweitzerSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

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The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.

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The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.By Martha WashingtonSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.By Benjamin DisraeliSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.By James OppenheimSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

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Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.

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Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.By Andy RooneySee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.

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I’d far rather be happy than right any day.

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I’d far rather be happy than right any day.By Douglas AdamsSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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I’d far rather be happy than right any day.

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When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.

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When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.By Winston ChurchillSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.

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Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.

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Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.By Friedrich SchillerSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.

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Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.

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Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.By Marcus Aurelius AntoninusSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.

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