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Brief author info: John Lubbock (1834-1913) English banker, politician, and naturalist.
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To be happy ourselves is a most effectual contribution to the happiness of others.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Our own happiness ought not to be our main objective in life.
It always seems to be raining harder than it really is when you look at the weather through the window.
There are three great questions which in life we have over and over again to answer: Is it right or wrong? Is it true or false? Is it beautiful or ugly? Our education ought to help us answer these questions.
Those who have not distinguished themselves at school need not on that account be discouraged. The greatest minds do not necessarily ripen the quickest.
Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.
The world would be better and brighter if people were taught the duty of being happy as well as the happiness of doing their duty.
Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.
We are all great landed proprietors, if we only knew it. What we lack is not land, but the power to enjoy it. Moreover, this great inheritance has the additional advantage that it entails no labor, requires no management. The landlord has the trouble, but the landscape belongs to everyone who has eyes to see it.
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