I've never had a chance to sit down and enjoy what's happened - I've been too panicked about the next move. So I took some time out. I thought either I do this now or in 10 years' time I'll end up in the Priory.
By : Adam Rickitt
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.
By : Samuel Johnson
If we could only snap the fetters of the body that bind the feet of the soul, we shall experience a great joy. Then we shall not be miserable because of the body's sufferings. We shall become free.
By : Vinoba Bhave
Whoever will be free must make himself free. Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self.
By : Max Stirner
This is why I belong, and why I believe. I commend to all this same search for happiness and for the truth.
By : Clayton Christensen
It's just a matter of writing the kind of book I enjoy reading. Something better be happening at the beginning, and then on every page after, or I get irritated.
By : Jonathan Franzen
The British do not expect happiness. I had the impression, all the time that I lived there, that they do not want to be happy
By : Quentin Crisp
The secret to true happiness is a combination of low expectations and insensitivity.
By : Olivia Goldsmith
The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
By : Jacques Yves Cousteau
The deep joy we take in the company of people with whom we have just recently fallen in love is undisguisable.
By : John Cheever