“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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“When the honour is given to that scientist personally the happiness is sweet indeed. Science is, on the whole, an informal activity, a life of shirt sleeves and coffee served in beakers.”

— George Porter —

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“I come before you to declare that my sex are entitled to the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

— Victoria Woodhull —

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“God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he’ll be there.”

— Billy Graham —

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“Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. ”

— Frost Robert —

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“I adored Mickey Mouse when I was a child. He was the emblem of happiness and funniness.”

— Maurice Sendak —

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“Happiness is rarely absent it is we that know not of its presence.”

— Maurice Maeterlinck —

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“Leibniz dedicated his life to efforts to educate people to understand that true happiness is found by locating their identity in benefitting mankind and their posterity.”

— Robert Trout —

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“The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.”

— Jeremy Bentham —

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