Is being in control so important that you're willing to sacrifice the happiness of your only son?
I wish you all the happiness you so deserve.
Bubbling with happiness, she hummed as she strode through the corridors in search of Romas.
Kris's memories stirred stronger than he liked. He remembered Lilith, a beautiful Immortal whose laugh had filled him with happiness. Their love had been intense and brief, lasting less than a human year in total. One day, she was just … gone.
Everyone deserves a chance at happiness, Deidre. Even rich girls running empires.
But when my teacher presented me with a canary, my cup of happiness overflowed.
Capable of happiness and sorrow and compassion.
Didn't he realize that your happiness had value too?
Condorcet's statement that Turgot corresponded with Smith is disproved by a letter of Smith to the duc de la Rochefoucauld, published in the Economic Journal (March 1896), p. 165, in which he says, "But tho' I had the happiness of his acquaintance: Turgot owed his appointment to the ministry to Maurepas, the" Mentor "of Louis XVI., to whom he was warmly recommended by the abbe Very, a mutual friend.
But he was no merely destructive critic. He was determined to find a solid foundation for both morality and law, and to raise upon it an edifice, no stone of which should be laid except in accordance with the deductions of the severest logic. This foundation is "the greatest happiness of the greatest number," a formula adopted from Priestly or perhaps first from Beccaria.
She is a thorough woman, but with none of the pettinesses, subterfuges, and mental reservations of her sex; she loves wide vistas and boundless horizons and instinctively seeks them out; she is concerned for universal happiness and takes thought for the improvement of mankind - thelastinfirmity and most innocent mania of generous souls.
To call it "pessimism" is merely to apply to it a characteristically Western principle according to which happiness is impossible without personality.
Since the first time I stepped inside I had a sense of all of the love and happiness and peace those walls have witnessed.
They got out, and she lingered, sighing in happiness at the pleasure she was likely never to experience again after this week.
I would give my life for the happiness of them both.
This happiness is for those who have not in them what there is in you.
And cost what it may, I will arrange poor Amelie's happiness, she loves him so passionately, and so passionately repents.
In her thoughts of marriage Princess Mary dreamed of happiness and of children, but her strongest, most deeply hidden longing was for earthly love.
My vocation is to be happy with another kind of happiness, the happiness of love and self-sacrifice.
He caressed the tattoo with a thumb and smiled, feeling genuine happiness for the first time since Andre.s death.
Wynn said your happiness made it grow.
Happiness, fear, awe … The gloves were off this night.
In the third book Philosophy promises to lead him to true happiness, which is to be found in God alone, for since God is the highest good, and the highest good is true happiness, God is true happiness.
A happiness lying beyond material forces, outside the material influences that act on man--a happiness of the soul alone, the happiness of loving.
Suddenly a feeling of happiness seized him.
Her own body burned with emotions she couldn't control: love, happiness, and a hunger so deep, she thought she'd die before he sated her.
And He is happier than any of us because He is greater than any of us, and also because He not merely SEES your happiness as we do, but He also MADE it.
There was firmness in his tone that threatened to pull her happiness down a notch.
Sidgwick holds that intuition must justify the claims of the general happiness upon the individual, though everything subsequent is hedonistic calculus.
Her happiness impressed all; nobody seemed to pity her.
Only remember that your life's happiness depends on your decision.
He was filled with happiness at his nearness to the Emperor.
The quiet home life and peaceful happiness of Bald Hills presented itself to him.
You lived for yourself and say you nearly ruined your life and only found happiness when you began living for others.
If there is a God and future life, there is truth and good, and man's highest happiness consists in striving to attain them.
She vividly pictured herself as Prince Andrew's wife, and the scenes of happiness with him she had so often repeated in her imagination, and at the same time, aglow with excitement, recalled every detail of yesterday's interview with Anatole.
But now, at the commencement of the campaign, I should feel dishonored, not only in my comrades' eyes but in my own, if I preferred my own happiness to my love and duty to the Fatherland.
"Yes, a new happiness was revealed to me of which man cannot be deprived," he thought as he lay in the semidarkness of the quiet hut, gazing fixedly before him with feverish wide open eyes.
She saw the possibility of love and happiness between Natasha and Pierre, and the first thought of this filled her heart with gladness.
There was an expression of carefree happiness on the faces of both father and daughter.
And Rostov got up and went wandering among the campfires, dreaming of what happiness it would be to die--not in saving the Emperor's life (he did not even dare to dream of that), but simply to die before his eyes.
In the fulfilment of this supposed mission he was not very successful, because his conception of national happiness and the means of obtaining it differed widely from that of the peoples whom he wished to benefit.
Such is the account which Josephus gives in the Antiquities; in the Jewish War he represents the rabbis and their disciples as looking forward to greater happiness for themselves after such a death.
In 1781 Dohm pointed to the fact that a Jewish father could seldom hope to enjoy the happiness of living with his children.
The pursuit of such happiness is taught by the "utilitarian" philosophy, an expression used by Bentham himself in 1802, and therefore not invented by J.
This is a good thing because it means that high degrees of utility (the economists' word for "happiness") can be achieved with a wide variety of goods.
I buy something because I have certain assumptions about how much happiness it will bring me.
This was the pinnacle of my happiness, from which I was in a little while dashed to earth.
But what I consider my crown of success is the happiness and pleasure that my victory has brought dear Teacher.
My mother, and sister and little brother have been here five weeks, and our happiness knows no bounds.
"Health and happiness to her whose name day we are keeping and to her children," she said, in her loud, full-toned voice which drowned all others.
He did not even remember how formerly, on the strength of similar wretched logical arguments, it had seemed obvious that he would be degrading himself if he now, after the lessons he had had in life, allowed himself to believe in the possibility of being useful and in the possibility of happiness or love.
"Hard as this year which delays my happiness will be," continued Prince Andrew, "it will give you time to be sure of yourself.
Prince Andrew had loved his wife, she died, but that was not enough: he wanted to bind his happiness to another woman.
She exhaled happiness and love from the time Nicholas returned, and the faithful, unalterable love of this girl had a gladdening effect on him.
The height of happiness was reached--and so simply, without warning, or noise, or display, that Rostov could not believe his eyes and remained in doubt for over a second.
It is your happiness I wish for, she added, feeling that she was telling an untruth and was becoming entangled.
She could not help loving the countess and the whole Rostov family, but neither could she help loving Nicholas and knowing that his happiness depended on that love.
Whatever her father's feelings might be, she begged Natasha to believe that she could not help loving her as the one chosen by her brother, for whose happiness she was ready to sacrifice everything.
After all, you must understand that besides your pleasure there is such a thing as other people's happiness and peace, and that you are ruining a whole life for the sake of amusing yourself!
And then you will know the happiness of forgiving.
Thoughts that had not entered her mind for years--thoughts of a life free from the fear of her father, and even the possibility of love and of family happiness--floated continually in her imagination like temptations of the devil.
Sometimes when she recalled his looks, his sympathy, and his words, happiness did not appear impossible to her.
He remembered that he had now a new source of happiness and that this happiness had something to do with the Gospels.
While imprisoned in the shed Pierre had learned not with his intellect but with his whole being, by life itself, that man is created for happiness, that happiness is within him, in the satisfaction of simple human needs, and that all unhappiness arises not from privation but from superfluity.
"Yes, that was happiness," she then said in her quiet voice with its deep chest notes.
"Strange and impossible as such happiness seems, I must do everything that she and I may be man and wife," he told himself.
The happiness before him appeared so inconceivable that if only he could attain it, it would be the end of all things.
To her own surprise a power of life and hope of happiness rose to the surface and demanded satisfaction.
Her body sang in happiness at the closeness, and she felt herself relax.
Kiera found she truly was happy for her, though her own happiness was clouded by a sense of sadness and yearning.
Because your happiness is more important to us than our own.
Jackson pinched her cheek and hummed, "Apparently your happiness is more important to him than his own."
Neither Alex nor children were the key to happiness - she was.
Dean smiled to himself at the difference between happiness and a Thursday night romp.
The Healer's voice radiated happiness that made Darian sink lower into the black thoughts in his mind.
He is not the body to be buried; he will not remain with his friends after he has drunk the poison, but he will go away to the happiness of the blessed.
A future life for him is important, because our happiness in it may depend on our present conduct; and therefore our action here should take into account the reward or punishment that it may bring on us hereafter.
Human griefs seem little worth assuaging; human happiness too paltry (at the best) to be worth increasing.
No wonder if they prove to involve happiness; that is their definition!
The goal in life to be aimed at, according to him, is not happiness, but tranquillity, or equanimity.
When peace was finally concluded, he had obtained that predominant position in European politics which had been the object of his ambition since the commencement of his reign, and he now believed firmly that he had been chosen by Providence to secure the happiness of the world in general and of the European nations in particular.
The cordial and gentle manners of Mrs Gibbon, however, and her unremitting care for his happiness, won him from his first prejudices, and gave her a permanent place in his esteem and.
Wollaston starts with the assumption that religion and morality are identical, and labours to show that religion is "the pursuit of happiness by the practice of truth and reason."
Such deceivers, according to Josephus, did no less than the murderers to destroy the happiness of the city.
Or that a certain group of people who do a seemingly unrelated set of a dozen activities report levels of happiness higher than average?
It is safe to say that the man with seventeen puppies is creating more happiness by giving one each to sixteen friends than he is forgoing by his loss of puppies.
My heart is too full of sadness to dwell upon the happiness the summer has brought me.
"This happiness is not for you," some inner voice whispered to him.
Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved!
As if that money could add a hair's breadth to happiness or peace of mind.
Religion alone can explain to us what without its help man cannot comprehend: why, for what cause, kind and noble beings able to find happiness in life--not merely harming no one but necessary to the happiness of others--are called away to God, while cruel, useless, harmful persons, or such as are a burden to themselves and to others, are left living.
"You see he writes," said she, showing her son a letter of Prince Andrew's, with that latent grudge a mother always has in regard to a daughter's future married happiness, "he writes that he won't come before December.
I made romantic plans of love and happiness with her!
You know that for me there is nothing in life but you, and to suffer with you is the greatest happiness for me, and he took her hand and pressed it as he had pressed it that terrible evening four days before his death.
I have had so little happiness in life that every loss is hard for me to bear....
"What nonsense it is," Natasha suddenly exclaimed, "about honeymoons, and that the greatest happiness is at first!
Wynn said your happiness made it grow.
Well then, we're on our way to happiness ever after.
So, it sounds like the key to our happiness lies with Miriam Sidwell.
To be able to read for one's self what is being willed, thought and done in the world--the world in whose joys and sorrows, failures and successes one feels the keenest interest--that would indeed be a happiness too deep for words.
Of course, it is a very brilliant match, but happiness, my dear...
Share thy happiness with thy neighbor, and may envy never dim the purity of that bliss.
"Spring, love, happiness!" this oak seemed to say.
Katie laughed, happiness and hope bubbling within her. She took in Rhyn's strong profile. If anyone could save the world, it was him.
And the body, indeed, is subject to the powerful influence of death; but a shadow of vitality is still left alive, and this alone is of divine origin; while our limbs are in activity it sleeps; but, when we sleep, it discloses to the mind in many dreams the future judgment with regard to happiness and misery."
We must conceive nature as overruled by God not so much Later for the sake of man's happiness as for the sake of his form; moral development.
He was already enjoying that happiness when that little Napoleon had suddenly appeared with his unsympathizing look of shortsighted delight at the misery of others, and doubts and torments had followed, and only the heavens promised peace.
The latter began to feel that it was in bad taste to speak of his enthusiasms, dreams, and hopes of happiness or goodness, in Prince Andrew's presence.
And the main thing is," he continued, "that I know, and know for certain, that the enjoyment of doing this good is the only sure happiness in life."
Pierre was right when he said one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and now I do believe in it.
It was as if she feared this strange, unexpected happiness of meeting again the very man she had then chosen (she was firmly convinced she had done so) and of finding him, as it seemed, not indifferent to her.
They were cultured, not at all savages, and for the first time since his capture, he held a glimmer of hope that he might find some semblance of happiness again.
A second type of hedonism - less ignoble, but perhaps also less logical - calls men to seek the happiness of others.
With Mademoiselle Bourienne's help the princess had maintained the conversation very well, but at the very last moment, just when he rose, she was so tired of talking of what did not interest her, and her mind was so full of the question why she alone was granted so little happiness in life, that in a fit of absent-mindedness she sat still, her luminous eyes gazing fixedly before her, not noticing that he had risen.
The advent of Christianity, with its categorical assertion of future happiness for the good, to a large extent did away with pessimism in the true sense.
I hope too, that Bishop Brooks' whole life will be as rich in happiness as the month of May is full of blossoms and singing birds.
And this very absence of an aim gave him the complete, joyous sense of freedom which constituted his happiness at this time.
Maria's level of happiness rose to ecstatic when he was around.
The complicated plot is constructed with greater skill than is usual with this dramatist, and the pathos of particular situations, and of the entire character of Penthea - a woman doomed to hopeless misery, but capable of seeking to obtain for her brother a happiness which his cruelty has condemned her to forego - has an intensity and a depth which are all Ford's own.
Happiness causes her pain, the tumor to grow and eventually, death.
"Come, let's argue then," said Prince Andrew, "You talk of schools," he went on, crooking a finger, "education and so forth; that is, you want to raise him" (pointing to a peasant who passed by them taking off his cap) "from his animal condition and awaken in him spiritual needs, while it seems to me that animal happiness is the only happiness possible, and that is just what you want to deprive him of.