Want more happiness?

It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more that is poor. Seneca c. 4 B.C. – A.D. 65 It might seem silly to ask if you want more happiness in your life; who wouldn’t? One of the most important sentences of the U.S. Constitution reads, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” But if the pursuit of happiness is one of our unalienable rights, why …
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Choose the short pain

Well done is quickly done. Augustus Caesar 63 B.C. – A.D. 14 Some time ago, I was at a business conference where the chairman of a hundred million dollar company was explaining a business principle. It’s a very valid concept and applies not only to business but to our everyday lives. To illustrate the point, he told a story about himself. One of his top executives had been groomed to be the next CEO of the company. The chairman had agonized over the decision and had finally come to the conclusion that this particular man was not the best person …
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A candy company built on one word

I keep six honest serving men (They taught me all I knew) Their names are What and Why and When and How and Where and Who. Rudyard Kipling 1865 – 1936 Milton was born in Pennsylvania in 1857. Because his family was frequently on the move, he only had a fourth grade education. He did an apprenticeship with a candy company in Lancaster. After four years, he struck out on his own, establishing a candy company in Philadelphia. It didn’t last long. He made two other attempts, one in Chicago and one in New York. Like the first attempt, these …
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