Category: happiness

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 that, but hope and enterprise and change.” – Bertrand Russell

“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

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

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—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

“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 largest part and the possessive impulses the smallest.” – Bertrand Russell

“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 spot.” – Aristotle