Quotes on happiness


Humanity does not ask us to be happy. It merely asks us to be brilliant on its behalf. Survival first, then happiness as we can manage it.

~ Orson Scott Card

Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future.

~ Norman O. Brown

Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.

~ George Eliot

It is noble to teach oneself, but still nobler to teach others--and less trouble. - speech, 1906

~ Mark Twain

Then Bob proposed 'A Merry Christmas to us all, my dears. God bless us' Which all his family re-echoed. 'God bless us every one' said Tiny Tim, the last of all.

~ Charles Dickens

We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.

~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Beware of your habits. The better they are the more surely they will be your undoing.

~ Holbrook Jackson

Learn not only to find what you like, learn to like what you find.

~ Anthony D'Angelo

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort.

~ Theodore Roosevelt

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