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Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Joy can be real only if people look on their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

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Unknown

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Unknown

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