Meditation: Happiness

“One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts, once one knows of the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and, above all, a clear conscience. Happiness is no vague dream, of that I now feel certain.”

– George Sand, aka Amantine Lucile Dupin, 1804-1876

Her most widely used quote:

“There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.”

George Sand by Charles Louis Gratia (c. 1835)

George Sand Biography

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