"You are as happy as you think you are, but not necessarily as miserable as you imagine."
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"Pleasure usually comes when called, but not happiness."
"Wisdom is founded on memory; happiness on forgetfulness."
"Cheerfulness is a policy; happiness is a talent."
"Everyone knows that (1) happiness is the goal of life, and (2) happiness is a chimera."
"Happiness is often hard-hearted."
"As a child I was told by my parents that I was happy, but I did not believe them."
"Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness."
"Wisdom remembers. Happiness forgets."
"We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness."
"It's not money that brings happiness, it's lots of money."
"And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin."
"But from the good health of the mind comes that which is dear to all and the object of prayer--happiness."
"The happiness of the body consists in the possession of health; that of the mind, in being sensible of that blessing."
"I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet."
"Judge none blessed before his death: for a man shall be known in his children."
"The ultimate end of human acts is eudaimonia, happiness in the sense of "living well," which all men desire; all acts are but different means chosen to arrive at it."
"For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy."
"If happiness, then, is activity expressing virtue, it is reasonable for it to express the supreme virtue, which will be the virtueof the best thing."
"The life of mind is best and pleasantest for man, since mind more than anything else is man. This life therefore is also the happiest."
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