Happiness, not in another place, but this place not for another hour, but for this hour. —Walt Whitman

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Happiness, not in another place, but this place not for another hour, but for this hour.

WALT WHITMAN

poet, humanist

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op from sangli DECEMBER 13, 2016
very true, it works

NILKANTH from Mumbai -- India DECEMBER 5, 2016
Supperb.memorable. I liked.

RJ from Valley of the Sun DECEMBER 1, 2016
What is keeping you, what's keeping me from this?

Peeps from Texas NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Choosing to live your life with happiness is a choice too few people make.

Mr. Luna's Class from Earth NOVEMBER 30, 2016
Great quote. Happiness is a choice. Happiness is all around you if you choose to be positive.


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If you're not making someone else's life better, then you're wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better. —Will Smith
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What is grit? Grit is refusing to give up. It’s persistence. It’s making your own luck. —Peter Diamandis
Just follow your joy. Always. I think that if you do that, life will take you on the course that it’s meant to take you. —Jonathan Groff
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong, because someday in your life, you will have been all of these. —George Washington Carver
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. —Charles Dickens
I’m beginning to recognize that real happiness isn’t something large and looming on the horizon ahead, but something small, numerous and already here. The smile of someone you love. A decent breakfast. The warm sunset. Your little everyday joys all lined up in a row. —Beau Christopher Taplin
We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are. —Tobias Wolff
We do not inherit the land from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.  —Native American Proverb
True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others. —Alek Wek
Carry good cheer in the morning;
Carry good cheer in the night.
Effort is sweeter and living completer,
If ever we walk in love's light. —G.B. Williams
A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities. —William Arthur Ward
In the end, just three things matter: How well we have lived. How well we have loved. How well we have learned to let go. —Jack Kornfield
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. —Napoleon Hill
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