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Be happy!

  1. “Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.” [George Santayana]
  2. “If you want to be happy, be.” [Leo Tolstoy]
  3. “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”
  4. “Don’t waste a minute being unhappy. If one window closes – run to the next window – or break down a door.”
  5. “To live happily is an inward power of the soul.”  [Aristotle]
  6. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”  [Dalai Lama]
  7. “The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.”  [Alfred Lord Tennyson]
  8. “Optimism is the faith that lead to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” [Helen Keller]
  9. “Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.” [Mildred Barthel]
  10. “Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” [Helen Keller]

Happy Valentine’s Day to all!

Here are some love quotes:

  1. Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies ~Aristotle
  2. To live without loving is to not really live. ~Moliere
  3. There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear. ~1 John 4:18
  4. Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. ~Kahlil Gibran
  5. Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one. ~John Keat
  6. Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it’s what you are expected to give — which is everything.
  7. Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. ~Robert A. Heinlein
  8. Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. ~Jean Anouilh
  9. I love you; not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.  ~ Roy Croft
  10. Love builds bridges where there are none. ~R.H. Delaney
  11. Love can never give too much, but those of us who love can give in too much. ~Alfred Stuart Jr.
  12. Take away love and our earth is a tomb. ~Robert Browning
  13. And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  14. Love is like a piece of art work, even the smallest bit can be so beautiful. ~ Stacie Cunningham
  15. There’s always room for love; you just have to move a few things around.
  16. Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so. ~David Grayson
  17. The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they’re still alive. ~O.A. Battista
  18. Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back, and soften and purify the heart. ~Washington Irving
  19. We can only learn to love by loving.” ~Iris Murdoch
  20. When we cannot get what we love, we must love what is within our reach. ~French Proverb

…and quotes from love songs:

“How did this come to be
I don’t know how you found me
But from the moment I saw you
Deep inside my heart I knew
…Baby you’re my destiny.”

[Jim Brickman, “Destiny”]


“Just believe in me
I will make you see
All the things that your heart needs to know”

[Celine Dion – To Love You More]


“As you melt this heart of stone

You take my hand to guide me home

And now I’m in love.”

[MLTR – You Took My Heart Away]


“I got to be with you some how.
And now that you’re gone,
Who am I without you now?”

[Enrique Iglesias – Just Wanna Be With You]


“Don’t surrender coz’ you can win
In this thing called love”

[Celine Dion – That’s The Way It Is]


“Because you live there’s a reason why
I carry on when I lose the fight
I want to give what you’ve given me always.”

[Jesse McCartney – Because You Live]


“I wanna grow old with you
I wanna be looking in your eyes
I wanna be there for you
Sharing everything you do
I wanna grow old with you”

[Westlife – I Wanna Grow Old With You]


“Once more you open the door
And you’re here in my heart
And my heart will go on and on”

[Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On]


“Our love’s like a song, it never fades away
So even when I can’t be near you
Somehow I can always hear you
Love is like a song, it never fades away
Just never fades away”

[Delta Goodrem – Never Fades Away]


“Just Look In My Eyes
The Love That We Share Is Never Made To Die
I Just Wanna Make You Happy
Baby That’s My Goal
I’ll Forever Love You With All My Heart And Soul

[Chuckie Akenz – One Life, One Love]

Hope you enjoy it and wish you a wonderful and memorable Valentine’s Day ♥

Quotes [2]

“Out of clutter, find Simplicity. From discord, find Harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies Opportunity.” Albert Einstein

“Don´t wish it was easier; wish you were better. Don´t wish for less problems; wish for more skills. Don´t wish for less challenges; wish for more wisdom.” Jim Rohn

“The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.” — Theodore Rubin

“Mountains DO Move. . . One Stone at a Time.” — Rick Beneteau

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
– Aristotle

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