Happiness always looks small

photo by VermiciousKnid The fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness ...


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The fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and joy a liquid. – J.D. Salinger

Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is. – Maxim Gorky

If the day and night be such that you greet them with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet – scented herbs, is more elastic, more immortal – that is your success. All nature is your congratulation, and you have cause momentarily to bless yourself. – Henry David Thoreau, Walden

The only time I was truly happy was as a child, before I knew what happiness was – or wasn’t. – D.H. Mondfleur

Eden is that old – fashioned house we dwell in every day
Without suspecting our abode until we drive away. – Emily Dickinson

Happiness is a function of accepting what is. – Werner Erhard

Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen – twentieths of mankind. – John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism, 1863

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. – Joseph Addison

Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks. – Samuel Johnson

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