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Canadian novelist and journalist 1913-
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.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Irish writer 1854-1900
A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
Indian politician 1917-1985
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.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
Russian writer 1828-1910
All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
Carl Gustav Jung
Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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
American Author 1832-1888
Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
American broadcast journalist 1916-2009
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.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-1904
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Greek Philosopher c.341-270 BC
Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Francois René de Chateaubriand
French writer, politician, diplomat and historian 1768-1848
Perfect works are rare, because they must be produced at the happy moment when taste and genius unite; and this rare conjuncture, like that of certain planets, appears to occur only after the revolution of several cycles, and only lasts for an instant.
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