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"Happiness? No it's not there for me."

"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."

"When the going got tough I really had to draw on many of the same competitive instincts I did when I was skating. I really had to put my head down and stay positive. I had to fight."

"It's horrible when people are only interested in buying labels because it doesn't bring them the happiness they think it will."

"Every poll about the Left the Right and happiness reveals that the farther left one goes the less happy the person is likely to be."

"Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude."

"Happiness is the natural flower of duty."

"It will be about which candidate which of the two candidates remaining is best suited to make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolina families and I submit to each of you tonight that I am that candidate and Elizabeth Dole is not."

"Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work."

"A good education is another name for happiness."

"It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed."

"True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents."

"The path I am trying so hard to follow is in fact the one that God my Father and His Son Jesus Christ want me to pursue. It has brought me deep happiness."

"A buoyant positive approach to the game is as basic as a sound swing."

"Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery."

"Delete the negative accentuate the positive!"

"Generally I'm a pretty positive but like any other working person if the jobs aren't coming in I do get depressed."

"I've had a lot of very positive feedback about those stories and seem to have struck upon something that most people feel. I can also tap dance and don't know many other authors who can."

"With everything that's thrown at you whether it be problems at home problems at work - whatever - basically if you remain positive you can see your way out of that."

"This is why I belong and why I believe. I commend to all this same search for happiness and for the truth."

"My travels led me to where I am today. Sometimes these steps have felt painful difficult but led me to greater happiness and opportunites."

"Lots of people I know have bootlegged tapes of performances and if they play it I will be transported back sometimes with happiness sometimes with horror."

"If someday they say of me that in my work I have contributed something to the welfare and happiness of my fellow man I shall be satisfied."

"I visited those friends who'd just had a baby and she was washing dishes and he was cleaning the house and I burst with happiness. And in their minds they were in this terrible domestic rut."

"This place? Nothing positive. OK I want to say something positive. It's positively a dump."

"More brands are waking up to their social responsibility and doing good work through cause marketing campaigns. Yet too many still go about it the wrong way. I mean 'wrong' in two senses. Firstly they are marketing ineffectively and secondly as a consequence their positive social impact is not maximized."

"Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her."

"Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys."

"Positive adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice."

"All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin."

"The Constitution guarantees us our rights to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That's all. It doesn't guarantee our rights to charity."

"You know American citizens I don't think ever thought that the right to the pursuit of happiness did not include the right to marry the person you love. But for a whole number of Americans gay Americans that happens to be true."

"The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment."

"I want my life to effect the balance to the positive."

"Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible."

"The gratification of desire is not happiness."

"Peter Ustinov was the first really positive influence in my career. He was real and he bore witness to it. The things he said to you he lived them."

"I would love to hear all types of Christian artists played all over the world. I'd love to hear good positive mainstream music played all over the place. I'd love to be able to bring music together. But I have not deserted Christ. I have not deserted my faith."

"Remember the rights of the savage as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan among the winter snows is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God as can be your own."

"Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue and always an enemy to happiness."

"If virtue promises happiness prosperity and peace then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us progress is always an approach toward it."

"Always leave something to wish for otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness."

"I think every time I go in a game I have added something positive. I have gotten a rebound or made a defensive play. That is what I try to focus on."

"In my books and in romance as a genre there is a positive uplifting feeling that leaves the reader with a sense of encouragement and hope for a brighter future - or a brighter present."

"My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance and in inverse proportion to my expectations."

"Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness."

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

"As writers and readers as sinners and citizens our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note."

"I think people in Botswana are pleased that my books paint a positive picture of their lives and portray the country as being very special. They've made a great success of their country and the people are fed up with the constant reporting of only the problems and poverty of the continent. They welcome something which puts the positive side."

"Children may not notice the positive moments in life unless we point them out to them."

"Friends have suggested that I am the least qualified person to talk about happiness because I am often down and sometimes profoundly depressed. But I think that's where my qualification comes from. Because to know happiness it helps to know unhappiness."

"And of all illumination which human reason can give none is comparable to the discovery of what we are our nature our obligations what happiness we are capable of and what are the means of attaining it."

"I can't believe it's been four years now and from watching that pilot we really all looked like babies. It's unbelievable just how far everything has come. I'm happier now than I've ever been on the show and in my life. I really owe so much of my happiness to 'Glee.'"

"The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony."

"The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness."

"Happiness is an imaginary condition formerly attributed by the living to the dead now usually attributed by adults to children and by children to adults."

"I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches copies of copies until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity doubt uncertainty not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material but because that is the way we humans really are."

"My biggest problem will be lack of match toughness but I am a positive optimistic person."

"I just hope I can spread some of the happiness that's been coming my way."

"Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled."

"And of course pop music is all about memorability and simplicity and positive messages and a little dash of joy."

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"I wish people could acheive what they think would bring them happiness in order for them to realize that thats not really what happiness is."

"Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others."

"There is no true love save in suffering and in this world we have to choose either love which is suffering or happiness. Man is the more man - that is the more divine - the greater his capacity for suffering or rather for anguish."

"I'm a big cockeyed optimist. I try to accentuate the positive as opposed to the negative."

"According to your sympathy you will take pleasure in your own happiness or in the happiness of other people but it is always your own happiness you seek."

"The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose."

"Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory."

"A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such a reconstruction of our political system as would provide for the permanent liberty and happiness of the United States."

"I've always gotten a positive reaction to doing African-American characters."

"For this generation ours life is nuclear survival liberty is human rights the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants."

"The gods conceal from men the happiness of death that they may endure life."

"I think essentially the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result. I think it's kinda the process and I think that if you can find happiness in the process then maybe that's it."

"I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves."

"The Wreckoning is a darker song. But the record is positive."

"To me flowers are happiness."

"I think that Americans should gradually begin to adopt positive behavior rather than doing evil. They should not expect an immediate reaction in return for their positive measures. It will take time."

"Whether happiness may come or not one should try and prepare one's self to do without it."

"More Americans own their home than ever before. Nearly 70 percent of American's are homeowners. So it is a good time for us to asses the positive impacts of homeownership on families communities and on the nation's economy."

"Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality in the strict sense setting aside the limits or bounds in things which are limited."

"A good way I know to find happiness is to not bore a hole to fit the plug."

"Money is human happiness in the abstract he then who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money."

"Happiness does not lie in happiness but in the achievement of it."

"But nobody is listening to those points. They are just listening to the gossip which is saying that I knew I was positive for all these years because I had a faked test a few years ago."

"I had never had a positive leading character - somebody that wasn't an antihero or who wasn't more of a guy that you're supposed to be on the side of."

"Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men."

"And they said if we help with the crisis they would do a lot of positive acts. After we helped in those crises they showed negative acts and the Japanese and Turks were ashamed."

"People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints such people have a corpse in their mouth."

"America has believed that in differentiation not in uniformity lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief it has advanced human happiness and it has prospered."

"My whole thing is to agree to disagree and to have respect because nothing can really be changed and you wouldn't want to ruin their happiness - even if that happiness is ignorance."

"So much money and energy is expended making a film that I think it should be used for positive ends."

"Something I've noticed as I get older is that I do think about the future more. It's all positive thinking."

"The cause of justice is the cause of humanity. Its advocates should overflow with universal good will. We should love this cause for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind."

"Since turning professional at 18 I have travelled the world playing the game that I love and consider myself a global player. As the World No.1 right now I wish to be a positive role model and a sportsperson that people respect and enjoy watching."

"I've always had God but now I want to go back to church for the sense of community and that feeling of positive thinking a place where I can think about being a better person."

"I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy."

"Conserving energy and thus saving money reducing consumption of unnecessary products and packaging and shifting to a clean-energy economy would likely hurt the bottom line of polluting industries but would undoubtedly have positive effects for most of us."

"Money can't buy happiness."

"As Bob Dole found out you can't keep a positive image while being your party's mouthpiece in Congress. That's why no legislative leader since James Madison has ever been elected president."

"I try to make the good days great and take something positive from the days I'm not feeling good - work on technique or something like that."