"A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Theodor Adorno on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Theodor Adorno on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Theodor Adorno 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."Theodor Adorno on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Theodor Adorno on Mahatma Gandhi
"In the age of the individual's liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew."
"True thoughts are those alone which do not understand themselves."
"No harm comes to man from outside alone: dumbness is the objective spirit."
"Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth."
"The task of art today is to bring chaos into order."