Words from a Father

Husband of One, Father of Four

Tag: happiness

495. Quote: Arthur Schopenhauer on Money

“Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.”

—Arthur Schopenhauer

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433. Change

Give kids your change.

335. Joy Internal

Things can give pleasant distraction for a time. But, take it all away and enter into silence with one question: What is left?

It must be something inside that gives joy, or even mere happiness will always be elusive.

254: Quotes: Marcus Aurelius on Good Living

“It would be a man’s happiest lot to depart from mankind without having had any taste of lying and hypocrisy and luxury and pride.”

—Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book IX, #2

115. Thankfulness

Start a notebook in which you list the good things that happen each day. A thankful heart is a happy heart.

68. Happiness

Very little is needed to be happy in life.

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