„Happiness is a myth. It was invented to make us buy new things.“

—  Gregory David Roberts, buch Shantaram

Quelle: Shantaram

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Gregory David Roberts4
australischer Autor 1952

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„The things that make us happy make us wise.“

—  John Crowley, buch Little, Big

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„Better the myth of happiness, than the myth of despair.“

—  Michael Moorcock, The Cornelius Quartet

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„Stumbling upon the next great invention in an; ah-ha! moment is a myth.“

—  James Dyson British inventor, industrial designer and founder of the Dyson company 1947

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„We'll buy a lot of clothes when we don't really need 'em/Things we buy to cover up what's inside/Cause they make us hate our-self and love they wealth.“

—  Kanye West American rapper, singer and songwriter 1977

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„Changing and inventing new things is great. That's what we like to do.“

—  Anthony Kiedis American singer 1962

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„The art and culture that is New York, communications, finance, all these things help make up New York. The rest of the country should be happy that we are what we are.“

—  David Dinkins former mayor of New York City 1927

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„Let us ask the Gods not for possessions, but for things to do; happiness is in making things rather than consuming them.“

—  Will Durant American historian, philosopher and writer 1885 - 1981

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„You can't buy happiness“

—  Kurt Cobain American musician and artist 1967 - 1994

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„everyday is an oportunity to make a new happy ending………“

—  Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955

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„Money does not buy you happiness, but lack of money certainly buys you misery.“

—  Daniel Kahneman Israeli-American psychologist 1934

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„How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it.“

—  Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910

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