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  • If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence. --Aristotle
  • Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible. --Marcel Proust
  • Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults. --Thomas Szasz
  • Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised. --G. K. Chesterton
  • Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak. --J. August Strindberg
  • Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. --Jacques PrĂ©vert
  • But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes. --William Shakespeare
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