Quotations About / On: HAPPINESS

  • 1.
    No happiness gives happiness until you share it with someone.
    (Inspirational)
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  • 2.
    Everyone knows that (1) happiness is the goal of life, and (2) happiness is a chimera.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 3.
    Happiness is a hard master—particularly other people's happiness.
    (Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), British novelist. Mustapha Mond, in Brave New World, ch. 16 (1932). Mustapha Mond makes this comment in reference to his chosen assignment as a World Controller in Huxley's imagined nightmare utopia. He is responsible for maintaining social stability by rendering everyone happy.)
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  • 4.
    The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control.
    (Ogden Nash (1902-1971), U.S. poet. The Anatomy of Happiness, I'm a Stranger Here Myself (1938).)
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  • 5.
    Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
    (George Santayana (1863-1952), U.S. philosopher, poet. "Reason in Common Sense," ch. 9, The Life of Reason (1905-1906).)
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  • 6.
    success is not the key to happiness, but happiness is the key to success; being in love with with what you do will always make you successful.
    (success is not the key to happiness, but happiness is the key to success; being in love with with what you do will always make you successful)
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  • 7.
    Women want to serve, and this is where their happiness lies: but the free spirit does not want to be served, and this is where his happiness lies.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 282, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Woman and Child," aphorism 432, "The Dissonance of Two Concords," (1878).)
  • 8.
    Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money.
    (Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. Parerga and Paralipomena, vol. 2, ch. 26, sct. 320 (1851).)
  • 9.
    Virtue is simply happiness, and happiness is a by-product of function. You are happy when you are functioning.
    (William Burroughs (b. 1914), U.S. author. "The Creative Observer," Painting and Guns (1992).)
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  • 10.
    She sought her happiness exclusively in the happiness of others. Death gave her her own.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1866).)
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