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Dreams are necessary to life.

— Anaïs Nin

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

— Mark Twain

Our own life is the instrument with which we experiment with Truth.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

Joy is not in things! It is in us!

— Benjamin Franklin

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.

— Edward Everett Hale

Every time you meet a situation, though you think at the moment it is an impossibility and you go through the tortures of the damned. Once you have met it and lived through it you find that forever after you are freer than you were before.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

— Bertrand Russell

The gloom of the world is but a shadow;
Behind it, yet within our reach, is joy.
Take joy.

— Fra Giovanni

A life lived in chaos is an impossibility…

— Madeleine L'Engle

The meaning of life cannot be told; it has to happen to a person.

— Ira Progoff

This is my religion. There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.

— Dalai Lama

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It doesn't exist in nature.

— Helen Keller

Character—the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life—is the source from which self-respect springs.

— Joan Didion

We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.

— Virginia Satir

Despair and isolation are my greatest internal enemies, I need to remember I am not alone, even when it feels that way.

— Audre Lorde

The gem cannot be polished without friction.

— Chinese Proverb

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

— Siddhartha Buddha

If we were logical, the future would be bleak indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith and we have hope, and we can work.

— Jacques Cousteau

To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy…is to set our own conditions to the events of each day. To do this is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions, and not our circumstances.

— Martha Washington

Happiness is not the end of life: character is.

— Henry Ward Beecher

A great obstacle to happiness is expecting too much happiness.

— Bernard de Fontanelle

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

— Leo Tolstoy

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

— Aristotle

See to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you.

— James Freeman Clarke

If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances, it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.

— Bertrand Russell

All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.

— Lord Byron

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have.

— Woody Allen

Since the things we do determine the character of life, no blessed person can become unhappy. For he will never do those things which are hateful and petty.

— Aristotle

Be happy. Talk happiness. Happiness calls out responsive gladness in others. There is enough sadness in the world without yours…never doubt the excellence and permanence of what is yet to be. Join the great company of those who make the barren places of life fruitful with kindness Your success and happiness lie in you… The great enduring realities are love and service… Resolve to keep happy and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.

— Helen Keller

All happy people are grateful. Ungrateful people cannot be happy. We tend to think that being unhappy leads people to complain, but it's truer to say that complaining leads to people becoming unhappy.

— Dennis Prager

False hope is worse than despair.

— Jonathan Kozol

Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen.

— Pliny the Younger

The art of living lies not in eliminating but in growing with troubles.

— Bernard M. Baruch

The greatest and most important problems in life are all in a certain sense insoluble. They can never be solved, but only outgrown.

— Carl Jung

Imagination was given to us to compensate for what we are not; a sense of humor was given to us to console us for what we are.

— Mack McGinnis

It is with the heart that one sees rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

— Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince

Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true.

— William Inge

It is in the shelter of each other that people live.

— Irish Proverb

Freedom means choosing your burden.

— Hephzibah Menuhin

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.

— Helen Keller

Unshared joy is an unlighted candle.

— Spanish Proverb

The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.

— Swedish Proverb

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us. What we have done for others and the world remains immortal.

— Albert Pine

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

— Edith Wharton

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

— Lucy Larcom

Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.

— Henry F. Amiel

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

— Aesop

A kind word is like a spring day.

— Russian Proverb

The ultimate aim of the hero's quest must be neither release nor ecstasy for oneself, but the wisdom and power to serve others.

— Joseph Campbell
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