Posts Tagged ‘happiness’

The Pursuit of Happiness

Don’t mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.

Billings, Josh

—Josh Billings


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Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.


Young woman with dog sitting on the beach and watching the sunset

—Robert Frost

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The Greatest Fool

There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.


—Sir Francis Bacon

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True Happiness

True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.


—Seneca the Younger 4 BC-65 AD, Advisor to Nero

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Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.


—Adam Smith

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Everything that happens happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so.

Marcus Aurelius

—Marcus Aurelius

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God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.



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