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Rob the average man of his life-illusion, and you rob him of his happiness at the same stroke.
Happiness is above all things the calm, glad certainty of innocence.
Take the life-lie away from the average man and straightaway you take away his happiness.
It is the very mark of the spirit of rebellion to crave for happiness in this life.
Happiness is worth a daring deed; we are both free if we but will it, and then the game is won.
To crave for happiness in this world is simply to be possessed by a spirit of revolt. What right have we to happiness?
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The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
March 20, 1828
May 23, 1906
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