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my name is axel marazzi and i eat words for breakfast.

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“I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.”

– Alexandre Dumas

“Is anyone anywhere happy?”

– Sylvia Plath

“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”

– J.M. Barrie

“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.”

– Carlos Castaneda

“We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.”

– Dave Ramsey

“And therein lies the whole of man’s plight. Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.”

– Milan Kundera

“People wait around too long for love. I’m happy with all of my lusts!”

– C. JoyBell C.

“There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.”

– Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes

“I don’t know what good it is to know so much and be smart as whips and all if it doesn’t make you happy.”

– J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

“Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You’ll definitely be happier.”

– Simone Elkeles