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" Those only are happy (I thought) who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness; on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed not as a means, but as itself an ideal end. Aiming... "
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh - Page 258
by Royal Society of Edinburgh - 1875
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Autobiography

John Stuart Mill - 1873 - 313 pages
...that this end was only to be attained by not makingit the direct end. Those only are happy (I thought) who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness ; on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed...
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The City-road Magazine, for ..., Volume 4

1874
..." this end is only to be attained by not making it the direct end. Those only are happy (I thought) who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness ; on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed...
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American Spiritual Magazine, Volume 2

1876 - 406 pages
...fellows, shall it come to you, pure, fresh and free, like God's sunlight. Says John Stuart Mill, " Those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness." Again, the objector forgets that the gentle Jesus went not into the fashionable places of worship,...
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Business

James Platt - 1876 - 196 pages
...them steadily with a purpose which must sooner or later bring you to the haven you would be, remember those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness : aiming at something else, they find happiness by the way. The happiness of others, improvement of...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 28

1876
...(happiness) was only to be attained by not making it the direct end. Those only are happy, I said, who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness — on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 36

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1877 - 828 pages
...internal culture, but leaving happiness to take care of itself. " Those only are happy (I thought) who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness. Aiming thus at something else they find happiness by the way. The enjoyments of life are sufficient...
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The Irish monthly magazine [afterw.] The Irish monthly, Volume 1

1879
...he now thought that this end was only to be attained by not making it the direct end. ' Those unly are happy .... who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness ; on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind ; even on some art or pursuit, followed...
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Little Classics, Volume 17

Rossiter Johnson - 1880 - 278 pages
...end of life," he now thought that this end was only to be attained by not making it the direct end. " Those only are happy .... who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness, — on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed...
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Platt's Essays, Volume 1

James Platt - 1883 - 538 pages
...steadily with a purpose which must sooner or later bring you to the haven you would be in, remember those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness : aiming at something else, they find happiness by the way. The happiness of others, improvement of...
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Introduction to the Study of Philosophy

John Henry Wilbrandt Stuckenberg - 1884 - 422 pages
...this end was only to be attained by not making it the direct end. Those only are happy (I thought) who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness ; on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed...
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