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From the Taoist point of view, the natural result of this harmonious way of living is happiness.
You always hear the phrase, money doesn’t buy you happiness. But I always in the back of my mind figured a lot of money will buy you a little bit of happiness. But it’s not really true. I got a new car because the old one’s lease expired.
I keep mementos from everything I’ve done. I’ve got my cab driver’s license from ‘Happiness.’ I’ve got a pair of glasses and a belt buckle from playing John Lennon. I’ve got a pair of sunglasses from playing Andy Warhol… It’s all in a box in the garage.
I have kids and I want to have a long life and there are certain things that are conducive to that and certain things that aren’t. I’ve opted for the road of happiness and long life.
Happiness: a way station between too little and too much.
I really think that people’s right to happiness shouldn’t be dictated by some policymaker in Washington, D.C. I’ve come to know a lot of people that – sexual orientation is such where they’re in love with people from the same sex, and I just don’t think it’s our role in the government to say, ‘No you can’t be married.’
In all of my looking at happiness, one thing I noticed right away is that the opposite of happiness isn’t unhappiness or even depression, it’s anxiety. It is something that can constantly block our happiness, or our chance to reach that sort of meditative state in our work or our home lives.
I think there are different kinds of happiness. We know when we’re happy a lot of the time, but then there are those moments that have more of an afterglow, when the happiness has more depth.
The first person who ever told me that happiness was work was this manic-depressive artist I knew when I was in my 20s. I was like, ‘What are you talking about? Happiness just happens. That’s even the root of that word. How could it be work?’
If kind parents love their children and delight in their happiness, then he who is perfect goodness in sending abroad mortal contagions doth assuredly direct their use.
The only real happiness a ballplayer has is when he is playing a ball game and accomplishes something he didn’t think he could do.
Eternal principles that govern happiness apply equally to all.
That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others.
The United States are a political state, or organized society, whose end is government, for the security, welfare, and happiness of all who live under its protection.
Happiness is when you love who you are and you are able to accept yourself and others.
I’ve done an informal, anecdotal survey about marriage, and I’ve found no evidence that it brings happiness.
Heaven takes care that no man secures happiness by crime.
It feels good to know you contributed positively to another’s life, to their happiness, to their survival. It gives us a sense of purpose.
So many people have said that to me, that what they really like about Alex is what she brings out in Marissa, and what this situation brings out in her, a hint of happiness and another side to her character.
Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little.