Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
I am happy to make money. I want to make more money, make more music, eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
What are we blaming? Is this Vietnam? We made a movie, it didn't make much money. I'm gonna be really happy if somebody watches it in 10 years' time and really enjoys it.
I like to do projects in which you can see statistical results. I am very happy for all these small children, who have been the biggest group of victims of iodine deficiency.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
There are certain realities we must speak of with our children that were not present when I was a child.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth.
Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.
We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
People of art should never get married and have children, because it's a selfish experience.
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.
Are some women and children going to die? Yeah. But it's doing the right thing. You got money, you sit around talking about peace. People who don't have money need some help.
In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.
The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.
I just came into my own sexuality at thirty. I don't think it's something you can deeply experience at 18 or any time before that.
Oh, my God, this amazing cool breeze is coming through my window and the sun is shining. I'm happy.
I really do love Diana Ross; I grew up listening to her records. I grew up in a little town in Mexico, so while we got the music, we never got the experience of watching her.
We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things.
The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.