People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because theyre not on your road doesnt mean theyve gotten lost.
Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and happiness.
An agricultural life is one eminently calculated for human happiness and human virtue.
Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.
The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
The secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life, and in elevating them to art.
Happiness is an unexpected hug.
Just in case you need another reason to smile - consider the happiness friends bring.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
A happy marriage is a new beginning of life, a new starting point for happiness and usefulness.
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
Happiness is prosperity combined with virtue.
And happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace.
Happiest is he who expects no happiness from others. Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. So learn to love and give, and not to expect anything from others.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
The true love is a state of half-madness, of some kind of soft obsession, ruling a so delicate kind of feeling that can lead a person from the greatest happiness to the most dreadful pain.
You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you are not happy in one place, chances are you won\'t be happy anyplace.
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
Wish for the happiness of your enemies, for if they are happy, they are your enemy no more.
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.
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
Consciously or unconsciously, every one of us does render some service or other. If we cultivate the habit of doing the service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and will make, not only for our own happiness, but that of the world at large.
Even the happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
Happiness is an endowment and not an acquisition. It depends more upon temperament and disposition than environment.