Virtue And Happiness Quotes by Marcus Aurelius, George Washington, William Butler Yeats, Ayn Rand, Aldous Huxley, Thomas Aquinas and many others.
Take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
[T]here is no truth more thoroughly established, than that there exists . . . an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness.
The propitious smiles of Heaven, can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained…
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
Life is the reward of virtue. And happiness is the goal and reward of life.
For particulars, as everyone knows, make for virtue and happiness; generalities are intellectually necessary evils. Not philosophers but fretsawyers and stamp collectors compose the backbone of society.
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man’s own will.
The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.
Virtue and Happiness are Mother and Daughter.
To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Virtue is not an end in itself. Virtue is not its own reward or sacrificial fodder for the reward of evil. Life is the reward of virtue-and happiness is the goal and the reward of life.
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness is an activity of the soul in accordance with virtue
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.