Of those four winters which I passed in Indo-China opium has left the happiest memory.
Poetry is a record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.Percy Bysshe Shelley
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
God is thy law, thou mine: to know no more Is woman's happiest knowledge and her praise. With thee conversing I forget all time.john milton
Was man auch sagen mag, der glu« cklichsteAugenblick des Glu« c klichen ist doch der seines Einschlafens wie der unglu« cklichste des Unglu« cklichen der seines Erwachens. Whatever we may say, the happiest moment of the happy man is that of his falling asleep, just as the unhappiest moment of the unhappy man is that of his awakening.Arthur Schopenhauer
Happy the man, of mortals happiest he,Whose quiet mind from vain desires is free;Whom neither hopes deceive, nor fears torment,But lives at peace, within himself content;In thought, or act, accountable to noneBut to himself, and to the gods alone.granville, george, 1st baron lansdowne
"My four years at Berkley represent two of the happiest weeks of my life."
I rejoice that the reign of Christ is such, while it thrills the soul with emotions, and opens before the highest intellect the most ooundless conceptions, we are left at the same time ready, though our hearts be thrilled, to have our hands filled for deeds of benevolence and love. The happiest moments may be the busiest moments.matthew simpson
Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, And in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. Not in the morning alone, not only at mid-day he charmeth; Even at setting, the sun is still the same glorious planet.
Perhaps the happiest moment of my life was then, when I saw that our line didn’t break and that the enemy’s did.rutherford b. hayes
If good music has charms to soothe the savage breast, bad music has no less powerful spells for filling the mildest breast with rage, the happiest with horror and disgust. Oh, those mammy songs, those love longings, those loud hilarities! How was it possible that human emotions intrinsically decent could be so ignobly parodied.aldous huxley
Take the happiest man, the one most envied by the world, and in nine cases out of ten his inmost consciousness is one of failure. Either his ideals in the line of his achievements are pitched far higher than the achievements themselves, or else he has secret ideals of which the world knows nothing, and in regard to which he inwardly knows himself to be found wanting.william james
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, of sickness, or captivity, would, without this comfort, be insupportable; nor does it appear that the happiest lot of terrestrial existence can set us above the want of this general blessing; or that life, when the gifts of nature and of fortune are accumulated upon it, would not still be wretched, were it not elevated and delighted by the expectation of some new possession, of some enjoyment yet behind, by which the wish shall at last be satisfied, and the heart filled up to its utmost extent.samuel johnson
But happy they, the happiest of their kind, whom gentler stars unite, and in one fate their hearts, their fortunes, and their beings blend.james thomson
What thou bidd'st Unargu'd I obey, so God ordains; God is thy law, thou mine; to know no more Is woman's happiest knowledge and her praise.john milton
And what are you reading miss...? It is only a novel... or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language.
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays.Mokokoma Mokhonoana
But this is where the fun of ''Crashing the Gates'' comes in. Mr. Christopher, whose previous books were ''The Japanese Mind'' and ''Second to None: American Companies in Japan'' - seems happiest when he is trying to sculpture fog.Christopher Charles Herbert Lehmann-Haupt
happiest are the people who give most happiness to others.Denis Diderot
Happy in this, she is not yet so old But she may learn; happier than this, She is not bred so dull but she can learn; happiest of all is, that her gentle spirit Commits itself to yours to be directed.william shakespeare