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Cory Laszlo The Pursuit Of Happiness

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BC: The Pursuit Of Happiness | Life is short, art is long'.Hence too the grievance, most improper to a wise man, which Aristotle expressed when he was taking nature to task for indulging animals with such long existences that they can live through five or ten human lifetimes, while a far shorter limit is set for men who are born to a great and extensive destiny. - Seneca On The Shortness Of Life

FC: The Pursuit Of Happiness | 2012 | By: Cory Laszlo

1: Family | No man, woman, or child is an island. Aristophanes was right: We need others to complete us. -Johnathan Haidt, The Happiness Hypothesis | Me,Mom,Dad,Sister | Mom,Sister,Me | Grandpa,Me

2: Remember, it isn't just desire for power and money that makes a man humble and deferential towards others, but also desire for the opposite - for a life of peace and quiet, of travel an scholarship - Epictetus , Of Human Freedom | Vacation | Me,Sister,Mom

3: Growing up | Most human beings, Paulinus, complain about the meanness of nature, because we are born for a brief span of life, and because this spell of time that has been given to us rushes by so swiftly and rapidly that with very few exceptions life ceases for the rest of us just when we are getting ready for it, - Seneca, On The Shortness Of Life | Me, Cousins,Addision andTrevor

4: Pets | Consider how we apply the idea of freedom to animals. There are tame lions that people cage, raise, feed and take with them wherever they go. Yet who will call such a lion free? The easier its life, the more slavish it is. No lion endowed with reason and discretion would choose to be one of these pet specimens. -Epictetus, Of Human Freedom | Brownie | Hannah | Blizzy

5: No man,woman, or child is an island.We are ultrasocial creatures and we cant be happy without having friends and secure attachments to other people. -Johnathan Haidt, The Happines Hypothesis | Team Work

6: Cape Cod | Grandpa | "When will vacation come?" Everyone hustles his life along, and is troubled by a longing for the future and weariness of the present. - Seneca, On The Shortness Of Life

7: Friends | Me, Daniel | Me,Hayley | But nothing delights the mind so much as food and loyal friendships. What a blessing it is to have hearts that are ready and willing to receive all your secrets in safety, with whom you are less afraid to share knowledge of something than keep it to yourself, whose conversation soothes your distress, whose advice helps you make up your mind, whose cheerfulness dissolves your sorrow, whose very appearance cheers you up! -Seneca,On The Shortness Of Life

8: New Experiences | Riding a dolphin | It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it. Life is long enough, and sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were all well invested. -Seneca,On The Shortness Of Life

9: 'Come, child, take what you deserve. You were born to honour philosophy with your patronage - these halls, these books these lectures, they all belong to you.' - Epictetus, Of Human Freedom | Education

10: Rather, the attachment of mother and child is so enormously important for the survival of the child that a dedicated system is built into mother and child in all species that rely on maternal care. - Jonathan Haidt, The Happiness Hypothesis | Maternal Love | Dad,Mom,Me

11: Given the enormous burden that is the human child , women can't do it on their own. -The Happiness Hypothesis | Dad,Mom,Me

12: Evolution

13: Explicit knowledge is taught directly in schools. The rider gathers it up and files it away, ready for use in later reasoning. - Jonathan Haidt, The Happiness Hypothesis

14: Childhood Play

15: Attachment theory begins with the idea of two basic goals guide children's behavior: safety and exploration. A child who stay safe survives; a child who explores and plays develops the skills and intelligence needed for adult life....When the safety level is adequate , the child plays and explores. -Jonathan Haidt, The Happiness Hypothesis | Me,Kyle

16: Family Gatherings | No one can live happily who has regard to himself alone and transforms everything into a question of his own utility; you must live for your neighbour, if you would live for yourself. - Seneca, The Happiness Hypothesis

17: No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.- John Donne, The Happiness Hypothesis

18: Sibling Relationships | Me,Jessica

19: What is a child? Ignorance and inexperience. But with respect to what it knows, a child is every bit our equal. - Epictetus, Of Human Freedom | Me,Jessica | Me,Jessica

20: Life is long enough, and sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were all well invested.- Seneca, On The Shortness Of Life | We are forced at last by deaths final constraint to realize that it has passed away before we knew it was passing.- Seneca On The Shortness Of Life

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