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    The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
    —F.H. (Francis Herbert)

    On the whole our armed services have been doing pretty well in the way of keeping us defended, but I hope our State Department will remember that it is really the department of achieving peace ...
    Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962)

    We cannot discuss the state of our minorities until we first have some sense of what we are, who we are, what our goals are, and what we take life to be. The question is not what we can do now for the hypothetical Mexican, the hypothetical Negro. The question is what we really want out of life, for ourselves, what we think is real.
    James Baldwin (1924–1987)

    Women find ways to give sense and meaning to daily life—ways to be useful in the community, to keep mind active and soul growing even while they change diapers and cook vegetables.
    Lillian Breslow Rubin (20th century)

    You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    The hard truth is that what may be acceptable in elite culture may not be acceptable in mass culture, that tastes which pose only innocent ethical issues as the property of a minority become corrupting when they become more established. Taste is context, and the context has changed.
    Susan Sontag (b. 1933)

    The one happiness is to shut one’s door upon a little room, with a table before one, and to create; to create life in that isolation from life.
    Eleonora Duse (1859–1924)

    [To an admirer who said, “You look gorgeous”:] Oh, God, if you only knew how much work it takes.
    Julie Wilson (b. 1925)

    The good husbands understand and offer to help. “All you have to do is ask” they say. But even helpful husbands have to be thanked, their contributions acknowledged, credit given. All those pleases and thank yous. Being grateful takes time and energy. It’s often easier to do it yourself.
    Bettina Arndt (20th century)