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Prosperity depends more on wanting what you have than having what you want.

Author: Geoffrey F. Abert

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What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

Cherish your visions; cherish your ideals; cherish the music that stirs in your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts, for out of them will grow delightful conditions, all heavenly environment; of these if you but remain true to them, your world will at last be built.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.

Author: St. Ambrose (340-397)

Profession: Bishop of Milan

Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.

Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)

Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic

It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn't, and when it does, we may well reject it.

Author: Bernard Berkowitz

Profession: American Psychoanalyst, Psychologist

Whatever you do, make it an offering to me -- the food you eat, the sacrifices you make, the help you give, even your suffering.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants -- more than anything else -- to become rich. As long as they don't have the money, it'll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are -- and have always been.

Author: Joseph Brooks

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Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.

Author: Barbara Bush (1925)

Profession: American First Lady, Wife of President George Bush

If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.

Author: Robert Conklin

Profession: American Teacher, Author, Speaker

When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more.

Author: Henry Fielding (1707-1754)

Profession: British Novelist, Dramatist

Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement -- and we will make the goal.

Author: Jerome P. Fleishman

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He is not poor that hath not much, but he that craves much.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life.

Author: Harry Hepner

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The half is greater than the whole.

Author: Hesiod

Profession: Greek Poet