Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

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Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

By Carl Jung

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Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

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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 Marx

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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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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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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

By Dalai Lama

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

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Always try to make other people happy, even if you have to leave them alone to do it

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Always try to make other people happy, even if you have to leave them alone to do it

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Always try to make other people happy, even if you have to leave them alone to do 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 Epicurus

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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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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 Unknown

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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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If you look to others for fulfilment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the worl

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If you look to others for fulfilment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you.

By Lao Tzu

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If you look to others for fulfilment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the worl

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

By Guillaume Apollinaire

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It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.

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It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.

By Lucille Ball

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It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.

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A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?

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A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?

By Albert Einstein

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A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?

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Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy

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Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy

By Benjamin Franklin

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Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy

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If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

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If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

By Author Unknown

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If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

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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 Lincoln

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

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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 Schiller

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Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.

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The purpose of our lives is to be happy.

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The purpose of our lives is to be happy.

By Dalai Lama

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The purpose of our lives is to be happy.

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If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.

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If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.

By Andrew Carnegie

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If you want to be happy,           set a goal that commands your thoughts,           liberates your energy and inspires your hopes.

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Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

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Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

By Eskimo Proverb

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Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

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I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be truly happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.

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I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be truly happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.

By Albert Schweitzer

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I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be truly happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.

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To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

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To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

By Albert Camus

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To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

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Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.

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Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.

By Dr. Robert Anthony

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Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.

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The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.

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The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.

By Marcel Pagnol

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The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.

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It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

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It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

By Dale Carnegie

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It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.

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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 Adams

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

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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 Antoninus

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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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Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.

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Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.

By William Adams

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Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.

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If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.

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If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.

By Andrew Carnegie

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If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.

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Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.

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Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.

By Alan Cohen

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Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.

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By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.

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By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.

By SOCRATES

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By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.

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You are up and you are happy. You are down and you are sad. All ups and downs help you to find a balance in your being. This is what life is all about. Once balanced, no more ups and downs, but bliss and joy and silence and gratitude.

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You are up and you are happy. You are down and you are sad. All ups and downs help you to find a balance in your being. This is what life is all about. Once balanced, no more ups and downs, but bliss and joy and silence and gratitude.

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You are up and you are happy. You are down and you are sad. All ups and downs help you to find a balance in your being. This is what life is all about. Once balanced, no more ups and downs,  but bliss and joy and silence and gratitude.

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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 Proust

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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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Happiness is a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the plain, On its arrival slows and murks. For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights.

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Happiness is a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the plain, On its arrival slows and murks. For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights.

By Kahlil Gibran

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Happiness is a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the plain, On its arrival slows and murks. For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights.

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View your life from your funeral, looking back at your life experiences, what have you accomplished? what would you have wanted to accomplish but didn’t? what were the happy moments? what were the sad? what would you do again, and what you wouldn’t?

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View your life from your funeral, looking back at your life experiences, what have you accomplished? what would you have wanted to accomplish but didn’t? what were the happy moments? what were the sad? what would you do again, and what you wouldn’t?

By Victor Frankl

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View your life from your funeral, looking back at your life experiences, what have you accomplished? what would you have wanted to accomplish but didn’t? what were the happy moments? what were the sad? what would you do again, and what you wouldn’t?

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Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.

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Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.

By Dennis Waitley

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Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.

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Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other – it is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock

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Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other – it is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are

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Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other – it is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock

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In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.

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In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.

By Albert Clarke

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In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.

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As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery... we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassio

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As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery... we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness.

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As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery... we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassio

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When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn

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When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.

By John Lennon

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When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that  happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn

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Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happi

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Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happiness really are the same thing... just expressed differently.

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Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happi

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If we become uncomfortable in any given moment, we can look at a flower, a pebble in the street or the tire on our car and be grateful. We can gaze at a person in the distance or at a cloud in the sky and be appreciative. We can smile at a stranger, hug s

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If we become uncomfortable in any given moment, we can look at a flower, a pebble in the street or the tire on our car and be grateful. We can gaze at a person in the distance or at a cloud in the sky and be appreciative. We can smile at a stranger, hug someone we know or tidy a disorganized shelf and be thankful for the opportunity. If we choose gratitude, we will be happy!

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If we become uncomfortable in any given moment, we can look at a flower, a pebble in the street or the tire on our car and be grateful. We can gaze at a person in the distance or at a cloud in the sky and be appreciative. We can smile at a stranger, hug s

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I travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with destinations.

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I travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with destinations.

By The Cultureur

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I travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with destinations.

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Travel is an investment in yourself.

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Travel is an investment in yourself.

By The Cultureur

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Travel is an investment in yourself.

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Travel makes you realize that no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.

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Travel makes you realize that no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.

By The Cultureur

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Travel makes you realize that no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.

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Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.

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Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.

By Paulo Coelho

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Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.

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We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

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We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

By Anaïs Nin

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We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

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My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.

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My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.

By Rumi

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My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.

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Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.

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Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.

By Miriam Beard

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Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.

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As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.

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As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.

By Margaret Mead

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As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.

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I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.

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I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.

By Mary Anne Radmacher

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I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.

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Life cannot be understood flat on a page. It has to be lived; a person has to get out of his head, has to fall in love, has to memorize poems, has to jump off bridges into rivers, has to stand in an empty desert and whisper sonnets under his breath. We ge

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Life cannot be understood flat on a page. It has to be lived; a person has to get out of his head, has to fall in love, has to memorize poems, has to jump off bridges into rivers, has to stand in an empty desert and whisper sonnets under his breath. We get one story, you and I, and one story alone…It would be a crime not to venture out, wouldn’t it?

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Life cannot be understood flat on a page. It has to be lived; a person has to get out of his head, has to fall in love, has to memorize poems, has to jump off bridges into rivers, has to stand in an empty desert and whisper sonnets under his breath. We ge

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