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  1. Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit.
       -- Henry Adams

  2. Good habits result from resisting temptation.
       -- Ancient Proverb

  3. Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
       -- Saint Augustine

  4. When one begins to live by habit and by quotation, one has begun to stop living.
       -- James Baldwin

  5. A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
       -- Hosea Ballou

  6. Old habits are strong and jealous.
       -- Dorothea Brande

  7. Habits are to the soul what the veins and arteries are to the blood, the courses in which it moves.
       -- Horace Bushnell

  8. Curious things, habits. People themselves never know they have them.
       -- Agatha Christie

  9. Each year, one vicious habit rooted out, in time ought to make the worst man good.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  10. Things start out as hopes and end up as habbits.
       -- Lillian Hellman

  11. Habits are the shorthand of behavior.
       -- Julie Henderson

  12. Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  13. Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
       -- Aldous Huxley

  14. The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
       -- Samuel Johnson

  15. It's just like magic. When you live by yourself, all of your annoying habits are gone.
       -- Merrill Markoe

  16. The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.
       -- W. Somerset Maugham

  17. The fixity of habit is generally in direct proportion to its absurdity.
       -- Marcel Proust

  18. Sow an act and you reap a habit.
    Sow a habit and you reap a character.
    Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
       -- Charles Reade

  19. Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
       -- Ralph W. Sockman

  20. Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
       -- Mark Twain


  1. Hair brings one's self-image into focus; it is vanity's proving ground. Hair is terribly personal, a tangle of mysterious prejudices.
       -- Shana Alexander

  2. By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
       -- George Bancroft

  3. Gray hairs are death's blossoms.
       -- English Proverb

  4. Long on hair, short on brains.
       -- French Proverb

  5. Gray hair is a sign of age, not of wisdom.
       -- Greek Proverb

  6. A hair in the head is worth two in the brush.
       -- Oliver Herford

  7. There's one thing about baldness -- its neat.
       -- Don Herold

  8. Babies haven't any hair;
      Old men's heads are just as bare;
    Between the cradle and the grave
      Lies a haircut and a shave
       -- Samuel Hoffenstein

  9. Gentlemen prefer blondes.
       -- Anita Loos

  10. The hair is the richest ornament of women.
       -- Martin Luther

  11. The lovely hair that Galla wears
    Is hers--who could have thought it?
    She swears 'tis hers; and true she swears,
    For I know where she bought it!
       -- Martial

  12. Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, oart fan, part mane, part security blanket.
       -- Marge Piercy

  13. Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.
       -- Ivana Trump

  14. I have always believed that hair is a very sure index of character.
       -- Catherine Tynan


  1. It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only neccesary to be rich.
       -- Alan Alda

  2. May your every wish be granted.
       -- Ancient Chinese Curse

  3. Man is preceded by a forest and followed by a desert.
       -- Anonymous French Graffiti

  4. Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
       -- Aristotle

  5. To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
       -- Marcus Aurelius

  6. The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
       -- Marcus Aurelius

  7. A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
       -- Jane Austen

  8. Money necer prevented anyone from being happy or unhappy.
       -- Eddie Barclay

  9. The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.
       -- Jeremy Bentham

  10. Happiness is good health and bad memory.
       -- Ingrid Bergman

  11. Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of others.
       -- Ambrose Bierce

  12. Don't mistake pleasures for happiness. They are a different breed of dog.
       -- Josh Billings

  13. The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And thqat is not happiness.
       -- F. H. Bradley

  14. Happiness is having a large, loving, caring family in another city.
       -- George Burns

  15. To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
       -- Albert Camus

  16. Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
       -- Dale Carnegie

  17. The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
       -- Allan K. Chalmers

  18. Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
       -- G. K. Chesterton

  19. Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring.
       -- Chinese Proverb

  20. Happiness depends, as Nature shows,
    Less on exterior things than most suppose.
       -- William Cowper

  21. Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
       -- William Cowper

  22. A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
       -- Bette Davis

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

  24. For each ecstatic instant
    We must an anguish pay
    In keen and quivering ratio
    To the ecstasy.
       -- Emily Dickinson

  25. Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others.
       -- Dennis Diderot

  26. The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
       -- George Eliot

  27. To fill the hour--that is happiness.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  28. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few droips on yourself.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  29. There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
       -- Epictetus

  30. Happiness is brief
    It will not stay
    God batters at its sails.
       -- Euripides

  31. Too much good fortune can make you smug and unaware. Happiness should be like an oasis, the greener for the desert that surrounds it.
       -- Rachel Field

  32. Instant gratification takes too long.
       -- Carrie Fisher

  33. A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
       -- Anatole France

  34. Whoecer is happy will make others happy too. He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery.
       -- Anne Frank

  35. The US Constitution does not guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  36. Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
       -- Robert Frost

  37. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
       -- Mahatma Gandhi

  38. Yes, there is Nirvana; it is in leading your sheep toa green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.
       -- Khalil Gibran

  39. A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning.
       -- Lillian Gish

  40. Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
       -- Roy M. Goodman

  41. We all of us deserve happiness or none of us does.
       -- Mary Gordon

  42. To love what you do and feel that it matters --how could anything be more fun?
       -- Catherine Graham

  43. There is no such thing as the pursuit of happiness, but there is the discovery of joy.
       -- J. Grentell

  44. Simplicity, clarity, singleness: these are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy.
       -- Richard Halloway

  45. There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it.
       -- George Herbert

  46. Happiness is how, not what: a talent, not an object.
       -- Herman Hesse

  47. To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile -- that is happiness.
       -- Herman Hesse

  48. Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
       -- Burton Hills

  49. It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
       -- Kin Hubbard

  50. The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular reason for being happy except that they are so.
       -- William Inge

  51. Happiness is not a reward--it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment--it is a result.
       -- Robert Green Ingersoll

  52. The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have past at home in the bosom of my family.... public employment contributes neither to advantage nor happiness. It is but honorable exile from one's family and affairs.
       -- Thomas Jefferson

  53. Happiness grows at our firesides and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
       -- D. Jerrard

  54. It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one's uses.
       -- Sarah Orne Jewett

  55. There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern.
       -- Samuel Johnson

  56. Money and time are the heaviest burdens in life: and among mortals, those who are most unhappy are the ones who have more than they need.
       -- Samuel Johnson

  57. No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
       -- Helen Keller

  58. When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
       -- Helen Keller

  59. We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
       -- Charles Kingsley

  60. When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
       -- Stanislaw Lec

  61. No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable.
       -- Letitia E. Landon

  62. Manifest plainness,
    Embrace simplicity,
    Reduce selfishness,
    Have few desires.
       -- Lao-tzu

  63. One kind of happiness is to know exactly at what point to be miserable.
       -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

  64. Happiness is like a crystal,
    Fair and exquisite and clear,
    Broken in a million pieces,
    Shattered, scattered, far and near.
    Now and then along life's pathway,
    Lo! some shining fragments fall;
    But there are so many pieces
    No one ever finds them all.

    You may find a bit of beauty,
    Or an honest share of wealth,
    While another, just beside you
    Gathers honor, love, or health.
    Vain to choose or grasp unduly,
    Broken is the perfect ball;
    And there are so many pieces
    No one ever finds them all.

    Yet the wise, as on they journey,
    Treasure every fragment clear,
    Fit them as they may together,
    Imagining the shattered sphere,
    Learning ever to be thankful,
    Though their share of it is small;
    For it has so many pieces
    No one ever finds them all.
       -- Priscilla Leonard

  65. Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
       -- Oscar Levent

  66. Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
       -- Abraham Lincoln

  67. It's good to have money and the things tht 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.
       -- George Claude Lorimer

  68. Happy is the man with a wife to tell him what to do and a secretary to do it.
       -- Lord Mancroft

  69. Happiness comes fleetingly now and then,
    To those who have learned to do without it
    And to them only.
       -- Don Marquis

  70. Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
       -- Don Marquis

  71. Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
       -- Daphne du Maurier

  72. Happiness is the light on the water. The water is cold and dark and deep.
       -- William Maxwell

  73. Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.
       -- Alice Meynell

  74. Too many wish to be happy before becoming wise.
       -- Susanne Curchod Necker

  75. The formula for complete happiness is to be very busy with the unimportant.
       -- A. Edward Newton

  76. The formula for complete happiness is to be very busy with the unimportant.
       -- A. Edward Norton

  77. Happiness to a dog is what lies on the other side of a door.
       -- Charles Ogburn, Jr.

  78. Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye.
       -- Austin O'Malley

  79. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
       -- James Oppenheim

  80. The entire sum of existence is the magic of being needed by just one person.
       -- Vi Putnam

  81. You're as happy as you allow yourself to be -- so why be unhappy?
       -- Marilyn Quayle

  82. It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
       -- Agnes Repplier

  83. Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product.

  84. Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
       -- jean-Jacques Rousseau

  85. To be without some of the things you want is an indispensible part of happiness.
       -- Bertrand Russel

  86. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
       -- George Sand

  87. There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
       -- George Santayana

  88. The greatest you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
       -- William Saroyan

  89. Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead.
       -- Scottish Proverb

  90. Happiness? That's nothing more than health and a poor memory.
       -- Albert Schweitzer

  91. Happiness is not funny.
       -- Charles M. Schulz

  92. My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm Happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?
       -- Charles M. Schulz

  93. The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether yoiu are happy or not.
       -- George Bernard Shaw

  94. A lifetime of happiness? No man could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
       -- George Bernard Shaw

  95. Man is that he might have joy.
       -- Joseph Smith

  96. No man is happy. he is, at best, fortunate.
       -- Solon

  97. Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
       -- Sophocles

  98. Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
       -- Lytton Strachey

  99. Fear less, hope more;
    Eat less, chew more;
    Whine less, breathe more;
    Talk less, say more;
    Love more, and all good things will be yours.
       -- Swedish Proverb

  100. Happiness is a perpetual possession of being well-deceived.
       -- Jonathan Swift

  101. Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
       -- Mark Twain

  102. The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances.
       -- Martha Washington

  103. If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time.
       -- Edith Wharton

  104. Laugh and the world laughs with you;
      Weep, and you weep alone.
    For the sad old earth must borrow it's mirth,
      But has trouble enough of it's own.
    Sing, and the hills will answer;
      Sigh, it is lost on the air.
    The echoes bound to a joyful sound,
      But shrink from voicing a care.
       -- Ella Wheeler Wilcox


  1. No man who is in a hurry is quite civilized.
       -- Will Durant

  2. Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  3. Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full, fair wind, blowing it with speed to the heaven.
       -- Thomas Fuller

  4. Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  5. Make haste slowly.
       -- Latin Proverb

  6. Rapidity does not always mean progress, and hurry is akin to waste. The old fable of the hare and the tortoise is just as good now, and just as true, as when it was first written.
       -- Charles A. Stoddard

  7. Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.
       -- John Wesley


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