The United States has a system of taxation by confession.
It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self. As a matter of experience, we find that true happiness comes in seeking other things, in the manifold activities of life, in the healthful outgoing of all human powers.
Topics: Happiness, Goals, Aspirations
A man’s inner nature is revealed by what he praises-a man is self-judged by what he says of others. Thus a man is judged by his standards, by what he considers the best. And you can’t find a more crucial test. It reveals the soul.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. American Jurist
- Earl Warren American Judge
- William Blackstone English Judge
- Robert F. Kennedy American Politician
- Robert G. Ingersoll American Atheist Politician
- Harry Browne American Politician
- Rudy Giuliani American Politician
- George Madison Adams American Politician
- Horace Greeley American Elected Rep
- Wendell Willkie American Politician