Victor Hugo quote: the greatest happiness of life

Victor Hugo said: The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved – loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved – loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

George Sand quote: the only happiness in life

George Sand said: There is only one happiness in this life – to love and be loved.

There is only one happiness in this life – to love and be loved.

George Sand

Helen Keller quote: what constitutes true happiness

Helen Keller said: Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Helen Keller

Happy Bench Monday

Lady, wearing orange sandals, stands atop a red brick bench
Lady, wearing orange sandals, stands atop a red brick bench

Andrew Carnegie quote: what to do to be happy

Andrew Carnegie said: If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.

If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.

Andrew Carnegie
Lady, in ripped blue jeans and brown sandals, sitting on a park table-bench
Lady, in ripped blue jeans and brown sandals, sitting on a park table-bench

Franklin Roosevelt quote: where happiness lies

Franklin Roosevelt said:

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D Roosevelt

Happy Bench Monday

Lady, wearing black strappy high heels, sitting on a log bench
Lady, wearing black strappy high heels, sitting on a log bench

Walt Disney quote: happiness the way you look at things

Walt Disney said: Happiness is a state of mind. It’s just according to the way you look at things.

Happiness is a state of mind. It’s just according to the way you look at things.

Walt Disney
lady standing cross-legged on a pink wooden bench
A lady stands cross-legged on a pink wooden bench in a Japanese park

Happy Bench Monday

Alexander Fleming quote: what penicillin and wine do to people

Alexander Fleming said: Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.

Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.

Alexander Fleming

 

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