"It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Max Planck on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Max Planck on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Max Planck 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."Max Planck on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Max Planck on Mahatma Gandhi
"Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: 'Ye must have faith.'"
"We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future."
"Scientific discovery and scientific knowledge have been achieved only by those who have gone in pursuit of it without any practical purpose whatsoever in view."
"Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve."
"A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it."