Quotes on happiness


We used to think that if we knew one, we knew two, because one and one are two. We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about 'and'.

~ Sir Arthur Eddington

The most savage controversies are those about matters as to which there is no good evidence either way.

~ Bertrand Russell

Theology is never any help it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.

~ Robert A. Heinlein

Where there is no vision, the people perish.

~ Proverbs 2918 Bible

The history of every country begins in the heart of a man or woman.

~ Willa Sibert Cather

Three things are necessary for the salvation of man to know what he ought to believe to know what he ought to desire and to know what he ought to do.

~ Saint Thomas Aquinas

We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. ... We have truly entered the century of the educated man.

~ Lyndon B. Johnson

People only see what they are prepared to see.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be great is to be misunderstood.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.

~ Confucius

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