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Happiness

If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.

If you want to make God laugh

    About the author Woody Allen, born on November 30, 1935, in the Bronx, New York, is a prominent American filmmaker, actor and comedian renowned for his distinctive style of humour and storytelling in cinema. His career spans several decades, during which he has written, directed, and starred in numerous films that blend wit, irony, and… Read More »If you want to make God laugh

    Bob Smith died yesterday at the age of 74

    Bob Smith died yesterday

      The meaning of the quote This (funny) quote reflects on the nature of life and the often arbitrary ways society measures success and value. The quote could be interpreted as a critique of societal norms prioritising competition and ranking over individual personal achievements and the qualitative aspects of life. It challenges the reader to think… Read More »Bob Smith died yesterday

      Anticipation is sometimes more exciting than actual events. Ana Monnar

      Anticipation

        About the author Ana Monnar (1931-2019) was a Chilean poet, novelist, and essayist whose body of work explored themes of identity, memory, and the human experience. She is celebrated for her lyrical style and ability to capture the nuances of emotion and consciousness in her writing. Throughout her illustrious career, Monnar won multiple prestigious literary… Read More »Anticipation

        Happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something you don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what you do have. Frederick Keonig, Inventor

        Happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something you don’t have

          About the author Frederick Keonig (1784-1862) was a German inventor and entrepreneur known for his contributions to the development of printing technology and machinery. Keonig revolutionized the printing industry with his innovative designs and inventions, including the steam-powered printing press, which significantly increased printing speed and efficiency. His pioneering work laid the foundation for modern… Read More »Happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something you don’t have

          I remember one morning getting up at dawn. There was such a sense of possibility. You know, that feeling. And I…I remember thinking to myself: So this is the beginning of happiness, this is where it starts...It was happiness. It was the moment, right then. The Hours (screenplay by David Hare)

          I remember one morning getting up at dawn

            About the author David Hare (born 1947) is a British playwright, screenwriter, and director renowned for his contributions to contemporary theatre and film. He is known for his thought-provoking and socially relevant works that often explore political themes and human relationships. Hare’s career spans several decades, during which he has received numerous awards and accolades… Read More »I remember one morning getting up at dawn

            You can't be happier than happy. Richard Curtis' dad

            You can’t be happier

              About the author Richard Curtis, born November 8, 1956, in Wellington, New Zealand, is a renowned British screenwriter, producer, and film director. He later moved to England, where his career in the arts thrived. Curtis is known for his romantic comedies, but his influence goes beyond movies. He has written and directed popular films such… Read More »You can’t be happier

              Feeling lost, crazy and desperate belongs to a good life as much as optimism, certainty and reason. Alain de Botton, Philosopher

              Feeling lost, crazy and desperate

                About the author Alain de Botton is a well-known Swiss-born British philosopher, author, and public speaker. He was born on December 20, 1969, in Zurich, Switzerland, and now lives in London. His writing covers a wide range of topics connected to how philosophy relates to everyday life. His clear writing style has made him a… Read More »Feeling lost, crazy and desperate