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Each has his own happiness in his hands, as the artist handles the rude clay he seeks to reshape it into a figure; yet it is the same with this art as with all others: only the capacity for it is innate; the art itself must be learned and painstaking
He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end and beginning of his life.
Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops.
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
There occurs the beautiful feeling that only humanity together is the true human being, and that the individual can be cheerful and happy only if he has the courage to feel himself in the Whole.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
The greatest happiness for the thinking man is to have fathomed the fathomable, and to quietly revere the unfathomable.