"Some of us learned in a school of philosophy which taught that all was for the common good and nothing for oneself and have never, in any case, regarded the pursuit of happiness as anything other than an aberration of the human spirit."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."John Grierson on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."John Grierson on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."John Grierson on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."John Grierson on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."John Grierson on Mahatma Gandhi
"My personal view is that such total planning by the state is an absolute good and not simply a relative good... I do not myself think of the attitude I take as deriving from Marx - though this undoubtedly will be suggested - but from Fichte and Hegel."
"The very effect of the education they were given... was to make men think and, thinking, they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received."
"Such manifestations I account as representing the creative leadership of the new forces of thought and appreciation which attend changes in technological pattern and therefore of the pattern of human relationships in society."