The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.
I just want to make a point that it's not just great teachers that sometimes shape your life. Sometimes it's the absence of great teachers that shapes your life and being ignored can be just as good for a person as being lauded.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness.
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
You cannot be happy with your family while being personally unhappy with your work. It's a Catch-22 kind of thing.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
I'm so happy in the projects that I'm able to make, to be involved in projects like this. This isn't always where it was at for me, I started working when I was a kid. I'm just a different person now, I'm 30. I started working when I was 11 and it's a different ballgame.
Happiness isn't happiness unless there's a violin-playing goat.
I'm a lucky person because I've been loved a lot. I have a great family.
Call no man happy till he is dead.
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
I would love to be a player today. I had the right personality for it.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things; knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
I was not a collective person or a bohemian; I was an elitist.
Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
Personally, people know themselves very poorly.
I kinda see everyone as competition. I'm a very competitive person. But I think that's good. Competition is great. And as long as it's friendly and not a malicious thing, then I think it's cool.
The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.
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.
There is no greater sorrow than to recall a happy time in the midst of wretchedness.
The sadness of the women's movement is that they don't allow the necessity of love. See, I don't personally trust any revolution where love is not allowed.