But I think, and hope, that the novels can be understood and enjoyed as science fiction, on their own terms.

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What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money.

By : George Leigh Mallory

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The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved

By : Victor Hugo

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To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death.

By : Pearl S. Buck

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My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.

By : William Shakespeare

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Softly the loud peal dies, In passing winds it drowns, But breathes, like perfect joys, Tender tones.

By : Frederick Tennyson

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

By : Guillaume Apollinaire

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That's where this exciting bundle of energy and joy named Johnny Olson made his entrance and ultimately did the announcing. I had never seen anything like what I was involved in for the next 15 minutes!

By : Randy West

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But again, we, I think, over the years have set the example for a lot of nations that may not have had the same values, the same type of coming out of the same culture that we as Americans have and enjoy. But we can be an example, a role model for them.

By : Hugh Shelton

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Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!

By : Lawrence G. Lovasik

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Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.

By : William Congreve

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Journalists say a thing that they know isn't true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.

By : Arnold Bennett

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Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.

By : Abraham Lincoln

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