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"Until a friend or relative has applied a particular proverb to your own life, or until you've watched him apply the proverb to his own life, it has no power to sway you"
- Nicholson Baker
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"There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will"
"The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life"
"There is more to life than increasing its speed"
Mahatma Gandhi, Leader
"Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life"
William Ellery Channing, Writer
"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly"
Marcus Aurelius, Soldier
"It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal. It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice"
Jose Rizal, Writer
"There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
"The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations"
Eli Khamarov, Writer
"Life yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods, and your muscles will atrophy"
Dag Hammarskjold, Diplomat
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