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The pursuit of happines is ridiculous

photo by vonbergen Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it....

 

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Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it. – William Feather

Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill. – Johnny Carson

I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. – J.D. Salinger

Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it. – François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it. – C.P. Snow

Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. – Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness. – Author Unknown

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness. – Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness

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