The simple act of opening a bottle of wine has brought more happiness to the human race than all the collective governments in the history of earth— Jim Harrison
Lust Simple Happiness quotations
To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
Joys come from simple and natural things: mists over meadows, sunlight on leaves, the path of the moon over water.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don't have to like it... it's just easier if you do.
The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.
Everything that truly makes us happy is quite simple - love, sex and food!
A simple line painted with the brush can lead to freedom and happiness.
Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.
On the one hand, we all want to be happy.
On the other hand, we all know the things that make us happy. But we don't do those things. Why? Simple. We are too busy. Too busy doing what? Too busy trying to be happy. This is the paradox of happiness that has bewitched our age.
The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it put your whole soul into it-every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.
If my heart can become pure and simple, like that of a child, I think there probably can be no greater happiness than this.
I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.
Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.
Best things in life aren't things.
No one has it all figured out, especially not the people who are acting like they do and judging you because of it. Pretending to be something you aren't because you're trying to please a bunch of judgmental hypocrites and shitheads is not the way to be happy. Living the life you want to live is. It really is that simple.
The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.
Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.
You must love yourself before you love another.
By accepting yourself and fully being what you are, your simple presence can make others happy You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love & affection.
How simple and frugal a thing is happiness.
All the statistics in the world can't measure the warmth of a smile.
Honor is a simple word; it means to give special respect and to pay tribute. It means to respond to teachings that have been patiently and thoughtfully given. Each of our families would be more happy if we as children would honor our fathers and our mothers.
I've had a pretty good lesson in human nature.
It's more important to try to surround yourself with people who can give you a little happiness, because you only pass through this life once, Jack. You don't come back for an encore.
It may take a little self-discipline - be simple, be kind, stay rested.
Attend to your own inner-health and happiness.
My goals are - I don't need much. I'm a simple man. I think that success is having fun. And when I'm having fun doing music, I'm happy. If I can make a little money on the side doing it, I'm really happy.
The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life.
A simple life is good with me. I don't need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I'm happy.
Throughout my career, I have discovered and rediscovered a simple truth.
It is this: the ability to concentrate single-mindedly on your most important task, to do it well and to finish it completely, is the key to great success, achievement, respect, status and happiness in life.
Make up your mind to be happy. Learn to find pleasure in simple things.
Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
My idea of happiness is effortless happiness.
The things that ground you. For me it's art and cooking, for example, and when I can be with my friends and the people I love and do simple things. That's when I'm the happiest.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
The doctrines of Jesus are simple and tend all to the happiness of man, that there is only one God and God is perfect. That God and man are one. That to love God with all your heart, and your neighbor as yourself, is the sum of religion. These are the great points on which I endeavor to reform and live my life.
If you have your health, if you have people in your life to love, you are blessed. Slow down and enjoy the simple things in life.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.