Category Archives: happiness

Happiness Through Material Acquisitions

That happiness is to be attained through limitless material acquisition is denied by every religion and philosophy known to mankind, but is preached incessantly by every American television set. Robert Bellah, The Broken Covenant (1975), quoted in What Liberals Believe, … Continue reading

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Happiness Is The Key To Success

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. Dr. Albert Schweitzer, quoted from Robyn’s post, “You Are Enough”, 09/30/2015, on “The Daily Post” WordPress … Continue reading

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Two Glasses of Wine

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the two glasses of wine. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some … Continue reading

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3 Ingredients For Happiness

Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching. Toby Bolender, November, 2004

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Human Nature

No matter what part of the world we come from, we are all basically the same human beings. We all seek happiness and try to avoid suffering. We have the same basic human needs and concerns. All of us human … Continue reading

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Elimination of Ignorance, Selfishness and Greed

I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their happiness or satisfaction. Yet true happiness comes from a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo Quotes

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age. Victor Hugo, “Reader’s Digest”

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Success & Happiness

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get. H. Jackson Brown, quoted from “Reader’s Digest”, March 1995

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Quotes from “Reminisce” Magazine

The following quotes, from different years and issues, have been attributed by the magazine to the subscriber who submitted them to¬† “Reminisce”. If I have discovered someone else had originally wrote or said the quote, then I have tried to … Continue reading

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Thoughts by Leo Rosten

In some way, however small and secret, each of us is a little mad. Everyone is lonely at bottom and cries to be understood but we can never entirely understand someone else and each of us remains part stranger, even … Continue reading

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