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One Should Never Direct People Towards Happiness, Because Happiness Too Is An Idol Of The Market-place. One Should Direct Them Towards Mutual Affection. A Beast Gnawing At Its Prey Can Be Happy Too, But Only Human Beings Can Feel Affection For Each Other, And This Is The Highest Achievement They Can Aspire To.
~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
We Are Long Before We Are Convinced That Happiness Is Never To Be Found, And Each Believes It Possessed By Others, To Keep Alive The Hope Of Obtaining It For Himself.
~ Aldous Huxley
God Cannot Give Us A Happiness And Peace Apart From Himself, Because It Is Not There. There Is No Such Thing.
~ C. S. Lewis
Three Grand Essentials To Happiness In This Life Are Something To Do, Something To Love, And Something To Hope For.
~ Joseph Addison
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
Friendship Is A Strong And Habitual Inclination In Two Persons To Promote The Good And Happiness Of One Another.
~ Eustace Budgell
The Supreme Happiness In Life Is The Conviction That We Are Loved -- Loved For Ourselves, Or Rather, Loved In Spite Of Ourselves.
~ Victor Hugo
No Mockery In The World Ever Sounds To Me As Hollow As That Of Being Told To Cultivate Happiness Happiness Is Not A Potato, To Be Planted In Mould, And Tilled With Manure.
~ Charlotte Bronte
The Secret Of Happiness Is Something To Do.
~ John Burroughs
There Will Be Little Rubs And Disappointments Everywhere, And We Are All Apt To Expect Too Much; But Then, If One Scheme Of Happiness Fails, Human Nature Turns To Another; If The First Calculation Is Wrong, We Make A Second Better: We Find Comfort Somewhere.
~ Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
We Find Delight In The Beauty And Happiness Of Children That Makes The Heart Too Big For The Body.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
I Would Maintain That Thanks Are The Highest Form Of Thought, And That Gratitude Is Happiness Doubled By Wonder.
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton