Famous quote by Adam Smith

Mobile Desktop
Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse
Like

"Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse"

- Adam Smith

About this Quote

This quote by Adam Smith is a suggestion that true joy is not something that can be measured or quantified. It is not something that can be discovered by taking one's pulse or taking a look at a chart. Instead, it is something that comes from within, something that is felt and experienced. Joy is not something that can be discovered in product ownerships or external sources. It is something that comes from within, something that is felt and experienced. It is a state of being that is not based on external aspects. Joy is something that is found in moments of pleasure, satisfaction, and peace. It is something that is discovered in minutes of connection with others, in moments of self-reflection, and in moments of gratitude. Happiness is something that is discovered in the present minute, not something that can be determined or measured.

About the Author

Adam Smith This quote is written / told by Adam Smith between June 5, 1723 and July 17, 1790. He was a famous Economist from Scotland. The author also have 29 other quotes.

Go to author profile

Similar Quotes

Small: The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted
Plato
"The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom"
Plato, Philosopher
Small: Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling - Margaret Lee Runbeck
Margaret Lee Runbeck
"Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling"
Margaret Lee Runbeck, Author
Small: Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action - Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli
"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action"
Benjamin Disraeli, Statesman
Small: Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it - Jean Antoine Petit-Senn
"Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it"
Jean Antoine Petit-Senn, Poet
Small: Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances - Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin
"Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances"
Benjamin Franklin, Politician
Small: Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities - Aristotle
Aristotle
"Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities"
Aristotle, Philosopher
Small: Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory - Albert Schweitzer
Albert Schweitzer
"Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory"
Albert Schweitzer, Theologian
Small: The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken - Henry W. Longfellow
Henry W. Longfellow
"The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken"
Henry W. Longfellow, Poet
Small: There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our wil
Epictetus
"There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will"
Epictetus, Philosopher
Small: Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is
Robert G. Ingersoll
"Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so"
Robert G. Ingersoll, Lawyer