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Each happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow.

George W. Douglas

By heaven we understand a state of happiness infinite in degree, and endless in duration.

Benjamin Franklin

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.

Maxim Gorky

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

Aristotle

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.

George Sheehan

Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.

Author Unknown

Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness -- happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes, when you're lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love.

Saint Adela Rogers Johns

The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Try to firm up happiness future

Azhar Sabri

Well, now, this is exactly my case. I am in love; and my sweetheart is LIBERTY. Be that heavenly nymph my companion, and these wilds and .Woods shall have charms beyond London and Paris in slavery. To have no proud monarch driving over me with his gilt coaches; nor his host of excise-men and tax-gatherers insulting and robbing me ; but to be my own master, my own prince and sovereign, gloriously preserving my national dignity, and 'pursuing my true happiness; planting my vineyards, and eating their lucious fruits; and sowing my fields, and reaping the golden grain: and seeing millions of ‘brothers all around me, equally free and happy as myself. “This, sir, is What I long for.” p. 155 ... On his return to Georgetown, he was asked by colonel Watson, why he looked so serious? I have cause, sir,” said he, “to look serious.” Watson "What! has general Marion refused to treat?” "No, sir.” “Well, then, has old Washington defeated sir Henery Clinton, and broke up our army ?" " No, sir, not that neither ; but worse.” “Ah! what can be worse?” "Why, sir, I have seen an American general and his officers, without pay, and almost without clothes, living on roots and drinking water ; and all for LIBERTY! What chance have we against such men!” It is said colonel Watson was not much obliged to him for this speech. But the young ofiicer was so struck with Marion’s sentiments, that he never rested until he threw up his commission, and retired from the service. ' p 156 https://books.google.com/books?pg=PA155&dq=Francis+Marion+Weems&id=G79CAQAAMAAJ#v=onepage&q=Francis%20Marion%20Weems&f=false

Francis Marion

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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

Benjamin Disraeli

When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our own days and nights into a hellish turmoil.

Dale Carnegie

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

Jane Austen

On Truth and Happiness........ The search is over as we begin.

Unknown

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, therefore guard accordingly and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue, and reasonable nature.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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

Albert Schweitzer

Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.

J. Donald Wlters

What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree.

Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle

...happiness gives us the energy which is the basis of health.

Henri Frdric Amiel

...happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it...

Aristotle

A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.

Sydney Smith

A dying man alone in his bed once said ; happiness is a pursuit and is real only when shared.

Ronnie Rickner

A great obstacle to happiness is the expectation of too great a happiness.

Fontenelle

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