This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification.
The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
They didn't accept me theory - not a theory, but just a thought I had about this character. I noticed that this man only exists when the boy comes into the grocery.
The ability to let go and to accept life is the key of happiness.
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.
The trials on the road to world harmony are no greater than the courage of those who accept the challenge.
People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
Why does there exist a global American entertainment industry, but there isn't an equivalent coming from France or Italy? This is the case simply because the English language opens the whole world to the American cinema.
Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
The Beatles will exist without us.
Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future.
The idea of Jewish unity, of a plan, an organization, unfortunately exists only in the brains of Hitler and Streicher.
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.
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Nevertheless, whether in occurrences lasting days, hours or mere minutes at a time, I have experienced happiness often, and have had brief encounters with it in my later years, even in old age.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
There's always pressure, from other people and yourself. If you're happy with the looks you're born with, then what are you going to do your whole life?. We keep thinking up new things and finding better ways of doing things because we're not happy with what we're given.
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
My life is a lovely story, happy and full of incident.
It had a very good arrangement by Herbie Hancock, but it used existing pieces.