“No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.”

— Christian Nestell Bovee —

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“As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally laid for the happiness or misery of the future man.”

— Samuel Richardson —

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“Aye, I’m tellin’ ye, happiness is one of the few things in this world that doubles every time you share it with someone else.”

— Harry Lauder —

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“All people desire what they believe will make them happy. If a person is not full of desire for God, we can only conclude that he is engaged with another happiness.”

— William Law —

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“Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.”

— Sophocles —

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“You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.”

— Horace —

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“But happiness is no respecter of persons.”

— Stephen Fry —

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“The principles we live by, in business and in social life, are the most important part of happiness.”

— Harry Harrison —

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“History shows that our way of life is the stronger way. From it has come more wealth, more industry, more happiness, more human enlightenment than from any other way.”

— Wendell Willkie —

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