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Money and time are the heaviest burdens in life: and among mortals, those who are most unhappy are the ones who have more than they need.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme : Happiness   Unhappiness    

All happiness depends on courage and work.
Honore de Balzac
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By theme : Happiness  

The present is never a happy state to any human being.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme : Happiness   Time    

There is no greater pain than to remember, in our present grief, past happiness.
Alighieri Dante
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By theme : Happiness   Unhappiness    

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.
Thomas Carlyle
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By theme : Happiness   Work    

All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy
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By theme : Happiness   Unhappiness    

Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Jonathan Swift
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By theme : Cynicism     Happiness  

Marriage is not a hinder for those who are able to be happy.
Jean Rostand
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By theme : Happiness   Humor     Marriage     Wit    

It is ridiculous to think that somebody else can make you happy or unhappy.
Buddha
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By theme : Happiness   Philosophy     Thought     Unhappiness    

Happiness doesn`t depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
Dale Carnegie
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By theme : Happiness  

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Dale Carnegie
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By theme : Happiness   Success    

If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
Elbert Hubbard
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By theme : Happiness   Health    

All who would win joy must share it; happiness was born a twin.
George Gordon Byron
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By theme : Happiness  

Happiness is a monstrosity! Punished are those who seek it.
Gustave Flaubert
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By theme : Happiness  

Ah! Vanitas vanitatum! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire, or, having it, is satisfied?
William Makepeace Thackeray
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By theme : Happiness   Life    

Fortune knocks at every man`s door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighbouring saloon and does not hear her.
Mark Twain
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By theme : Happiness   Humor     Wit    

Success does not mean happiness: it means an unusual number of industrious enemies.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme : Happiness   Success     Wit    

What`s money without happiness?
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme : Happiness   Money    

Love isn`t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.
Hermann Hesse
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By theme : Happiness   Love    

Not being rich makes you happy, but to become rich.
Stendhal
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By theme : Happiness   Wealth    

 
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