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It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.

— Aeschylus (Greek dramatist; soldier in the Battle of Marathon, BC 490; Public Domain)

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He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.

— Samuel Johnson (1772, by Joshua Reynolds; Public Domain)

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Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what no other can exactly be, and do what no other can exactly do.

— William Ellery Channing (by Oswald Chambers; Public Domain)

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The fact is that people are good. Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior.

— Abraham Maslow (Image free use, courtesy of Pixabay)

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The Restorative Power of Love

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.

— Arthur Wing Pinero, English playwright (1895, by Frederick Hollyer; Public Domain)

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Be Kind.

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they do accomplish much.

— Blaise Pascal (French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic theologian; Creative Commons)

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Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

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— Hermann Hesse

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Van Gogh on Love

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.

— Vincent van Gogh (Self-portrait, 1887; Public Domain)

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It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice to and rebuke the sufferer.

—Aeschylus (Soldier in the Battle of Marathon, author of Agamemnon; Creative Commons)

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Most pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.

—Søren Kierkegaard (1840, sketched by his cousin; Public Domain)

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