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❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python

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Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Everything in moderation, including moderation.
Petronius (27-66)

Fill what's empty, empty what's full, and scratch where it itches.

God is dead, Marx is dead, and I don't feel so well myself.
Eugène Ionesco (1909-1994)

Happiness can't buy you money.

Happiness is no laughing matter.
Richard Whately (1787-1863)

Happiness isn't something you experience. It's something you remember.
Oscar Levant (1906-1972)

Happiness was Lubbock, Texas, in my rearview mirror.
Mac Davis (1942- )

I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975)

If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.
Edith Wharton (1862-1937)

If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Orson Welles (1915-1985)

It is preoccupation with possession, more than anything else, that prevents men from living freely and nobly.
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Money doesn't buy happiness; it rents it.

No one knows what true happiness is until they get married but by then, of course, it's too late.

People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, and all their life for happiness.

She was so glad to see me go that I have almost a mind to come again, that she may again have the same pleasure.
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

Some mornings, it just doesn't seem worth it to gnaw through the leather straps.
Emo Philips (1956- )

You've made a happy man very old.
Billy Connolly (1942- )

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