Posts Tagged ‘happiness’

Quote of the day, Oct. 30

October 30, 2016

Soren Kierkegaard, on the inner life

“A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.”

Quote of the day, July 13

July 13, 2016

David Walker, from the Appeal

“Treat us like men, and there is no danger but we will all live in peace and happiness together. For we are not like you, hard hearted, unmerciful, and unforgiving. What a happy country this will be, if the whites will listen.”

Quote of the day, Jan. 7

January 7, 2015

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on happiness

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

Quote of the day, May 12

May 12, 2013

Aristotle, on happiness

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”


Quote of the day, April 1

April 1, 2013

Thomas Paine, on independence (1791)

“I speak an open and disinterested language, dictated by no passion but that of humanity.  (more…)

Quote of the day, July 10

July 10, 2012

George Washington, on knowledge

“There is nothing which can better deserve our patronage than the promotion of science and literature. (more…)

Quote of the day, June 13

June 13, 2012

John F. Kennedy, on happiness

“The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 23

August 22, 2011

Thucydides, on freedom

“The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom is courage.”