Being happy vs. becoming happy

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of travelling.

Margaret B. Runbeck

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A helping hand

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.

Erin Majors

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Being humble

Speak less than you know; have more than you show.

William Shakespeare

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What do you pretend to be?

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.

Kurt Vonnegut

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Originality

 It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

Herman Melville

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Believe in yourself

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

Norman Vincent Peale

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Hard work

Hard work spotlights the character of people: Some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.

Sam Ewing

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