Quotations About / On:
Happiness is all we must have..nomatter d condition, never forget to remain happy.
Happiness is never built at the expense of a broken heart
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
(Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914), U.S. author. The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906), repr. In Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, vol. 7 (1911).)
Remember that the smallest seed of faith is of more worth than the largest fruit of happiness.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, January 25, 1843, to Lucy Brown, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 48, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
The greatest happiness for the thinking person is to have explored the explorable and to venerate in equanimity that which cannot be explored.
(Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist. Sayings in Prose (posthumous).)
Let us say it now: to be blind and to be loved, is indeed, upon this earth where nothing is complete, one of the most strangely exquisite forms of happiness.
(Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French poet, novelist, playwright, essayist. Trans. by by William R. Paulson (1987). Monseigneur Myriel, in Les Misérables (1862).
On his love for his sister.)
Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure.
(Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson (1791).)
We find a delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Illusions," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
To you, more than to any others, the privilege is given, to assure that happiness [of saving the Union], and swell that grandeur, and to link your own names therewith forever.
(Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. Appeal to border state representatives to favor compensated emancipation, July 12, 1862. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 5, p. 319, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).)
Bride. A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
(Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914), U.S. author. The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906).)