“I’ve always thought that a big laugh is a really loud noise from the soul saying, “Ain’t that the truth.”
— Quincy Jones
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
— Jean Houston
It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness. Poverty and wealth have both failed.
- Frank McKinney “Kin” Hubbard
Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want. Margaret Young
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
- St. Augustine
Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson