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Where fear is

“Where fear is, happiness is not.” ~ Seneca

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To Be Happy

“And if we continue asking why, like the child we once were, trying to excavate down to our most rudimentary ambition—a time-worn exercise—we’ll eventually find all reasons lead to the same place, to the one core reason for living we’d sought all along, the core reason against which we measure the value of everything we do: to be happy.” ~ Dr. Alex Lickerman

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Happiness does Not Depend on Outward Things

“Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

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Greater Pain to Persuade Others

“We take greater pains to persuade others that we are happy than in endeavoring to think so ourselves.” ~ Confucius

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