Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one’s self to do without it.
More quotes by George Eliot
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
With memory set smarting like a reopened wound, a man’s past is not simply a dead history, an outworn preparation of the present: it is not a repented error shaken loose from the life: it is a still quivering part of himself, bringing shudders and bitter flavors and the tinglings of a merited shame.
More quotes about Happiness
I have to plan my happiness. That’s the thing, we think happiness just happens and it can, but you’ve got to work in some happiness too.
Relinquishing the delusional hope that we can or must be flawless allows us to seek happiness in the place it can be found: Our real, messy, imperfect experience
Happiness cannot be travel to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to haunt for happiness
When I hold you in my arms and I feel my finger on your trigger I know no one can do me no harm because happiness is a warm gun.