All Quotes and Proverbs

"Happiness, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

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"Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion."


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"Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true."


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"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."


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"Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change."


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"Happy is the man who hath never known what it is to taste of fame - to have it is a purgatory, to want it is a Hell!"


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"Happy is the nation without a history."

Cesare Beccaria
Cesare Beccaria "On Crimes and Punishments"

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"Happy the people whose annals are tiresome."


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"Hard work is simply the refuge of people who have nothing whatever to do."


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"Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny."


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"Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else's body."


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"Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat."


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"Hatred comes from the heart; contempt from the head; and neither feeling is quite within our control."

Arthur Schopenhauer
Arthur Schopenhauer "Studies in Pessimism"

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"Hatred is a feeling which leads to the extinction of values."


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"Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated."


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"Hatred which is completely vanquished by love passes into love: and love is thereupon greater than if hatred had not preceded it."


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"Hatred, for the man who is not engaged in it, is a little like the odor of garlic for one who hasn't eaten any."

Jean Rostand
Jean Rostand "The Substance of Man"

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"Have courage for the great sorrows of life, and patience for the small ones. When you have laboriously accomplished your daily tasks, go to sleep in peace. God is awake."


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"Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it."


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"Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy."


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"Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything."


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"Have the courage to live. Anyone can die."


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"Having a talent is not enough: one must also have your permission to have it."

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche "Beyond Good and Evil"

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"Having good health is very different from only being not sick."


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"Having someplace to go to is home. Having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing."


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"He entered the territory of lies without a passport for return."


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"He has a profound respect for old age. Especially when it's bottled."


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"He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise."


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"He is dead... because we have forgotten him."

Orson Scott Card
Orson Scott Card "Ender's Game"

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"He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home."


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"He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts."


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"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose."


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"He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature."


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"He knows everything, absolutely everything. Imagine what an idiot he must be."


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"He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Major Barbara"

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"He preaches well that lives well."


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"He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals."


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"He that goes to bed thirsty rises healthy."

George Herbert
George Herbert "Jacula Prudentum"

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"He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her."


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"He that plants trees loves others beside himself."

Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller "Gnomologia"

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"He was happily married - but his wife wasn't."


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"He who angers you conquers you."


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"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever."


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"He who can be a good son will be a good father."


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"He who can find new wisdom in old knowledge will be a good teacher."


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"He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches."


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"He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass."


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"He who does not bellow the truth when he knows the truth makes himself the accomplice of liars and forgers."


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