Odes to Joy

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ROBERT FROST

"Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length."

CHARLES SCHULZ

"Happiness is a warm puppy."

ERNEST HEMINGWAY

"Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know."

MARCEL PROUST

"Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible."

HELEN KELLER

"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us."

EURIPIDES

"Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails."

MARK TWAIN

"Happiness ain't a thing in itself--it's only a contrast with something that ain't pleasant." INGRID BERGMAN V

INGRID BERGMAN

"Happiness is good health and a bad memory."

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

"Happiness consists more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life."

MOLIERE

"Unbroken happiness is a bore; it should have ups and downs."

EDITH WHARTON

"If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time."

BERTRAND RUSSELL

"The secret of happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible, horrible, horrible."

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

"There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy, we sow anonymous benefits upon the world."