Category: happiness

Life’s only as sad as whatever happiness has been expected. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Life’s only as sad 

as whatever happiness 

has been expected. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

“Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or…

“Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.” – Bertrand Russell

“There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious….

“There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious. It is too good to waste on jokes.” – C.S. Lewis

“There is no happiness where there is no wisdom.” – Sophocles

“There is no happiness where there is no wisdom.” – Sophocles

“Happiness, then, is found to be something perfect and…

“Happiness, then, is found to be something perfect and self-sufficient, being the end to which our actions are directed.” – Aristotle

Your carousel of happiness will forever be powered by you. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Your carousel of 

happiness will forever 

be powered by you. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

“If anything is a gift of the gods to men, it is reasonable that…

“If anything is a gift of the gods to men, it is reasonable that happiness should be such a gift.” – Aristotle

“The best life is the one in which the creative impulses play…

“The best life is the one in which the creative impulses play the largest part and the possessive impulses the smallest.” – Bertrand Russell

“To judge by their lives, the masses and the most vulgar seem -…

“To judge by their lives, the masses and the most vulgar seem – not unreasonably – to believe that the good or happiness is pleasure.” – Aristotle

“Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate…

“Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.” – Aristotle