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  • Robertson Davies
    Robertson Davies
    Canadian novelist and journalist 1913-
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    A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
  • The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy. At least you will, by such conduct, stand the best chance for such consequences.
  • A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
  • Epicurus
    Epicurus
    Greek Philosopher c.341-270 BC
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    Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
    Horace
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    Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
    Leo Tolstoy
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    All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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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 take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    American Author 1832-1888
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    Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
  • Walter Cronkite
    Walter Cronkite
    American broadcast journalist 1916-2009
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    I asked [my doctors] if I'd be able to play singles tennis and they said I could. That made me very happy since I haven't played in five years.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.
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