summit of happiness is reached when a person is ready
to be what he is.
a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness,
and the word "happy" would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better
to take things as they come with patience and equanimity.
- Carl Gustov Jung
are never so happy, nor so unhappy, as we suppose ourselves
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
happiness is not dependent on external things.
- Willian Lyon Phelps
consists not in having much, but in wanting no more
than you have.
- Lydia Maria Child
is a pearl of great price, and whoever procures it at
the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and
a happy purchase.
- John Balguy
efforts from great motives is the best definition of
a happy life.
- William Ellery Channing
circumstance, is not the thing;
Bliss is the same in subject or in king.
- Alexander Pope
be secure, be humble. To be happy, be content.
- James Hurdis
is not great, but little good-haps that make up happiness.
- J. Paul F. Richter
be he king or peasant, he is happiest
Who in his home finds peace.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe