We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found and each believes it possessed by others to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.

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Books like friends should be few and well-chosen.

Books, like friends, should be few and well-chosen.

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Every man who attacks my belief diminishes in some degree my confidence in it and therefore makes m

Every man who attacks my belief diminishes in some degree my confidence in it and therefore makes me uneasy, and I am angry with him who makes me uneasy.

If your determination is fixed I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to dilige

If your determination is fixed I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed, not by strength, but perseverance.

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    Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.

    Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.

    Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect, but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.

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