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One Should As A Rule Respect Public Opinion In So Far As Is Necessary To Avoid Starvation And To Keep Out Of Prison, But Anything That Goes Beyond This Is Voluntary Submission To An Unnecessary Tyranny, And Is Likely To Interfere With Happiness In All Kinds Of Ways.
~ Bertrand Russell, Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 9
When You Have Once Seen The Glow Of Happiness On The Face Of A Beloved Person, You Know That A Man Can Have No Vocation But To Awaken That Light On The Faces Surrounding Him. In The Depth Of Winter, I Finally Learned That Within Me There Lay An Invincible Summer.
~ Albert Camus
No Medicine Cures What Happiness Cannot.
~ Gabrid Garcia Marquez
It Is The Chiefest Point Of Happiness That A Man Is Willing To Be What He Is.
~ Desiderius Erasmus
Get Happiness Out Of Your Work Or You May Never Know What Happiness Is.
~ Elbert Hubbard
What We Call Happiness In The Strictest Sense Comes From The Preferably Sudden Satisfaction Of Needs Which Have Been Dammed Up To A High Degree.
~ Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
The Truth Is That All Of Us Attain The Greatest Success And Happiness Possible In This Life Whenever We Use Our Native Capacities To Their Greatest Extent.
~ Dr. Smiley Blanton
I Am Still Determined To Be Cheerful And Happy, In Whatever Situation I May Be; For I Have Also Learned From Experience That The Greater Part Of Our Happiness Or Misery Depends Upon Our Dispositions, And Not Upon Our Circumstances.
~ Martha Washington
Look To This Day For It Is Life, The Very Life Of Life. For Yesterday Is But A Dream And Tomorrow Is Only A Vision But Today Well Lived Makes Every Yesterday A Dream Of Happiness And Tomorrow A Vision Of Hope. Look Well, Therefore, To This Day Such Is The Salutation Of The Dawn.
~ Kalidasa
Why Not Seize The Pleasure At Once, How Often Is Happiness Destroyed By Preparation, Foolish Preparations.
~ Jane Austen
When One Door Of Happiness Closes, Another Opens; But Often We Look So Long At The Closed Door That We Do Not See The One Which Has Been Opened For Us.
~ Helen Kelle
The Discovery Of A New Dish Does More For Human Happiness Than The Discovery Of A New Star.
~ Anthelme Brillat- Savarin, Physiologie du Gout, 1825