Quotations About / On: HAPPY

  • 11.
    Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. quoted in James Boswell, Life of Dr. Johnson, entry, Feb. 1766 (1791). Johnson was arguing against the proposition by David Hume (in the essay The Sceptic) that "a little miss, dressed in a new gown for a dancing-school ball, receives as complete enjoyment as the greatest orator, who triumphs in the splendor of his eloquence.")
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  • 12.
    Be Good, Be Smart, Be Happy
    (ME- To my kids, every day)
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  • 13.
    It's just superficial happiness if only what you can see makes you happy.
    (My reaction against materialism.)
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 14.
    There could be a happier you doing good things than being happy doing the bad ones.
    More quotations from: Connie Tallada
  • 15.
    The secret of happy life is always a secret
    More quotations from: DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
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  • 17.
    I am always happy man.
    More quotations from: Kyungdae Min
  • 18.
    Always make your life happy rather than in worry.
    (Anamta Ali Pasha)
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  • 19.
    Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
    (Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Scottish essayist, historian. History of the French Revolution, vol. 1, bk. 2, ch. 1 (1837). Quoting "a paradoxical philosopher" in reply to an aphorism of Montesquieu's, "Happy the people whose annals are tiresome.")
    More quotations from: Thomas Carlyle, happy, people
  • 20.
    All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
    (Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), Russian novelist, philosopher. Anna Karenina (1873-76). Opening words.)
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