Happiness Quotes: Happiness is Like a Butterfly…..
Happiness is like a Butterfly:
The more you chase it,
The more it will Elude you,
But if you turn your attention to other things,
It will come and sit softly on your shoulder…
A simple search on the internet for Happiness Quotes will lead you on a path to many different philosophical people over the years. Henry David Thoreau was responsible for a lot of happiness quotes over his short life of 45 years. Happiness is an emotional or affective state that is characterized by feelings of enjoyment and satisfaction. As a state and a subject, it has been pursued and commented on extensively throughout world history and many famous philosophers have quotes that we will explore.
Thoreau Happiness Quotes
“If one advances confidently in the direction of one’s dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.”
“How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.”
“Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations. For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.”
Henry David Thoreau (American Essayist, Poet and Philosopher, 1817-1862)