To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.
To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
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.
My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.
Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
I'm very happy with the way I write. I think I do it good. But I've never really considered myself a writer.
Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be.
The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.
Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
It was not about losing my mental power; it's about not feeling good about my contribution to the game.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
When it's good it's great, it's really great.
When I'm good I'm very, very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
So, sometimes, when I'm not happy with my performance and I have to think, I will think in English.
Do not consider painful what is good for you.
Make a good use of the present.
Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.