Monday, May 21, 2007

Happiness is a walk on a tight-rope.


Ben said...

Why would that be?

Are you saying that happiness is precarious, like a walk on a tight-rope?

Or do you just particularly like walking on tight-ropes?

Erin said...

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
-Pearl Buck

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
-Albert Schweitzer

There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
-Carl Jung

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness. Poverty an' wealth have both failed.
-Kin Hubbard

Happiness is a warm gun.

I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure.
-John D. Rockefeller

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
-George Burns

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt

That is happiness; to be dissolved into something completely great.
-Willa Cather

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.

Independence is happiness.
-Susan B. Anthony

To fill the hour -- that is happiness.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
-Marcel Proust