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If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else.

Chinese proverb

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

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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism.

Happiness consists of three things; Someone to love, work to do, and a clear conscience.

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The thing that counts most in the pursuit of happiness is choosing the right companion.

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Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

Not what you have, but what you see; Not what you see, but what you choose; Not what seems fair, but what is true; Not what you dream, but what you do; Not what you take, but what you give; Not as you pray, but as you live. These are the things that mar or bless The sum of human happiness.

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A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Politician. President of the United States.

Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date.

Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American writer.

Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American writer.