Baron de Montesquieu

If we only wanted to be happy, that would be easy, but we want to be happier than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are.

Dean Acheson

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.

Elbert Hubbard

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

In analyzing history, do not be too profound, for often the causes are quite superficial.

If the first law of friendship is that it has to be cultivated, the second law is to be indulgent when the first law has been neglected.

To enjoy a good reputation, give publicly, and steal privately.


The poor man is happy; he expects no change for the worse.

George Claude Lorimer

It's good to have money and the things that money can buy but it's good to check up once in a while to make sure you haven't lost the things that money can't buy.


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