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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Blessedness
 
  True blessedness consisteth in a good life and & happy death.
Solon.    
  1
  He alone is blessed who never was born.
Prior.    
  2
  The harvest song of inward peace.
Mrs. Barbauld.    
  3
  ’T is not for mortals always to be blest.
Armstrong.    
  4
  Blest is he whose heart is the home of the great dead and their great thoughts.
Bailey.    
  5
  Blessedness is a whole eternity older than damnation.
Richter.    
  6
  And let me tell you that every misery I miss is a new blessing.
Izaak Walton.    
  7
  Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.
St. Augustine.    
  8
  There is in man a higher than love of happiness; he can do without happiness, and instead thereof find blessedness.
Carlyle.    
  9
  The beloved of the Almighty are the rich who have the humility of the poor, and the poor who have the magnanimity of the rich.
Saadi.    
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