— Grandpa George (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, 2005 Tim Burton)
October 15, 2012
"There’s plenty of money out there. They print more every day. But this ticket, there’s only five of them in the whole world, and that’s all there’s ever going to be. Only a dummy would give this up for something as common as money. Are you a dummy?"
October 6, 2012
"The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness."
— Michel de Montaigne
May 29, 2012
"I’ve wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I’m happy to state that I’ve finally won out over it."
— Elwood P. Dowd
March 14, 2012
"Do you know how unhappy you would be if you thought the way you are is not okay?"
— Bill Withers
December 13, 2011
"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one."
— George Bernard Shaw (via cronoo)
October 21, 2011
"I’ve learned that everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while climbing it."
— Andy Rooney
July 19, 2011
"Whoever is happy will make others happy."
— Mark Twain
June 26, 2011
"Those who shun the whimsy of things will experience rigor mortis before death."
— Tom Robbins
June 25, 2011
"Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old."
— Franz Kafka
March 29, 2011
"Do not pursue what is illusory - property and position all that is gained at the expense of your nerves decade after decade and can be confiscated in one fell night. Live with a steady superiority over life - don’t be afraid of misfortune, and do not yearn after happiness it is after all, all the same the bitter doesn’t last forever, and the sweet never fills the cup to overflowing."