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Happiness is a mystery,... Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised.
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Happy is he who... Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul but his life.
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I would maintain that... I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
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It is not funny... It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified.Gilbert K.
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Large organization is loose... Large organization is loose organization. Nay, it would be almost as true to say that organization is always disorganization.
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Love means to love... Love means to love that which is unlovable; or it is no virtue at all.
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Music with dinner is... Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist. G.K.
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Thanks are the highest... Thanks are the highest form of thought, and gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
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The Bible tells us... The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people. 
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The family is the... The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.Gilbert K.
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The object of a... The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul.
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The traveler sees what... The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
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The true object of... The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
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The true soldier fights... The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
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The way to love... The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
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The whole object of... The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.
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There are two ways... There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.
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When it comes to... When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
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When we were children... When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?Gilbert K.
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