A Quote by André Maurois on kindness, life, men, money, success, and unhappiness

The greedy search for money or success will almost always lead men into unhappiness. Why? Because that kind of life makes them depend upon things outside themselves.

Andre Maurois (1885 - 1967)

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A Quote by Anatole France on people, stupidity, and unhappiness

Unhappiness does make people look stupid.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924)

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A Quote by Alfréd Rényi on happiness, mathematics, and unhappiness

If I feel unhappy, I do mathematics to become happy. If I am happy, I do mathematics to keep happy.

Alfred Renyi (1921 - 1970)

Source: P. Turán, "The Work of Alfréd Rényi", Matematikai Lapok 21, 1970, pp 199 - 210.

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A Quote by Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt on happiness, life, nature, and unhappiness

I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.

Alexander Humboldt (1769 - 1859)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on life and unhappiness

The man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unhappy but hardly fit for life.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on certainty, faith, love, and unhappiness

Some cry: 'Love me!!' Others: 'Don't love me!!' But a certain genus, the worst and most unhappy, cries: 'Don't love me and be faithful to me!!'

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on effort, failure, happiness, imagination, intention, power, unhappiness, and women

Whatever woman may cast her lot with mine, should any ever do so, it is my intention to do all in my power to make her happy and contented; and there is nothing I can imagine that would make me more unhappy than to fail in the effort.

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

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