Happiness IS…. (It Depends Who’s Giving You The Answer)
Charles Schulz, who often contemplated the meaning of happiness through his Peanuts comic strip, once did an entire book on the subject, “Happiness is a Warm Puppy.”
For some, maybe happiness can be summed up so simply.
Happiness is an elusive quest for so many of us. For centuries great minds have contemplated what constitutes happiness.
From Random House Webster’s Quotationary edited by Leonard Roy Frank (1998) Random House, here are interesting insights from ten noted people about what makes us happy.
“Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.” Aldous Huxley (1945) from Religion and Time
“Human happiness konsists in having what yu want, and wanting what yu hav.” Josh Billings (1874) from Everybody’s Friend or or Josh Billing’s Encyclopedia and Proverbial Philosophy of Wit and Humor
“There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.” George Sand (1862) from a letter to Lina Calamatta
“It is not enough to be happy: It is also necessary that others not be.” Jules Renard (1894) written in his journal Continue reading