Happiness Quotes [speak]

Happiness is doing it rotten your own way.
-- Isaac Asimov (01920-01992) {born in Russia; American author/biochemistry professor; more...} [life]

In order to live free and happily, you must sacrifice
boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice.

-- der.hans (?????-) {quote attached to an email signature} [free/happy]

There is work that is work and there is play that is play;
there is play that is work and work that is play.
And in only one of these lie happiness.

-- Gelett Burgess (01866-01951) {poet/cartoonist; created the word blurb; more... } [life/happiness]

Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
-- Chuang-Tzu (00350 B.C.) {Chinese philosopher; more... } [life]

Happiness is possible. 3 tricks: Let it pursue you.
Practice compassion. Laugh at almost everything.

-- John Perry Barlow (01947-) {Grateful Dead lyricist; EFF co-founder; more...} [happiness]

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
-- Abraham Lincoln (01809-01865) {16th President of the United States; more...} [happiness]

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness.
Poverty and wealth have both failed.

-- Kin Hubbard (01868-01930) {American cartoonist/humorist/journalist; more...} [happiness]

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
-- Albert Schweitzer (01875-01965) {German-French theologian/physician.; more...} [life]

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife
you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.

-- Socrates (00469 BC-00399 BC) { Classical Greek philosopher; more... } [life/happiness]

It's common sense: Happy people are more productive.
-- Larry Page (01973-) {Google co-founder and president of products; more...} [life]

We're not happy until you're not happy.
-- Willie Nelson (01933-) {speaking to critics of Farm Aide money distribution; more...} [happiness]

I'm going to be a happy idiot
And struggle for the legal tender
Where the ads take aim and lay their claim
To the heart and the soul of the spender

-- Jackson Browne { "The Pretender," 1976 }

It's so simple to be happy, but so difficult to be simple.
-- Gururaj Ananda Yogi (01932-01988) {note 1st name starts with guru; more...} [life]


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 13 March 2010
Last Modified: Saturday, 02-Jan-2016 07:26:24 MST