A pearl goes up for auction No one has enough, so the pearl buys itself -- Rumi Love exists in itself, not relying on owning or being owned. Like the pearl, love can only buy itself, because love is not a matter of currency or exchange.
The whole Universe one system of Society. Nothing made wholly for itself, nor yet wholly for another.
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The happiness of animals mutual. Reason or Instinct operates alike to the good of each individual. Reason or Instinct operates also to Society in all animals.
How far Society carried by Instinct;--how much farther by reason. Of that which is called the state of nature. Reason instructed by Instinct in the invention of the arts;--and in the forms of Society. Origin of political societies;--origin of Monarchy;--patriarchal government.
Origin of true Religion and Government, from the same principle of Love;--origin of Superstition and Tyranny, from the same principle of Fear.
The influence of Self-love operating to the social and public good. Restoration of true Religion and Government on their first principle. Various forms of each, and the true end of all. But most be present, if we preach or pray. Look round our world; behold the chain of love Combining all below and all above.
See plastic Nature working to this end, The single atoms each to other tend, Attract, attracted to, the next in place, Form'd and impell'd its neighbour to embrace.
See matter next, with various life endued, Press to one centre still, the gen'ral good; See dying vegetables life sustain, See life dissolving vegetate again. All forms that perish other forms supply By turns we catch the vital breath, and dieLike bubbles on the sea of Matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return.
Nothing is foreign; parts relate to whole; One all-extending, all-preserving, soul Connects each being, greatest with the least; Made beast in aid of man, and man of beast; All serv'd all serving: Had God, thou fool! Who for thy table feeds the wanton fawn, For him as kindly spreads the flowery lawn.
Is it for thee the lark ascends and sings? Joy tunes his voice, joy elevates his wings. Is it for thee the linnet pours his throat? Loves of his own and raptures swell the note. The bounding steed you pompously bestride Shares with his lord the pleasure and the pride. Is thine alone the seed that strews the plain?
The birds of Heav'n shall vindicate their grain.Let me guess: happiness. This is a tricky situation because happiness isn’t just one state of being; it’s a mentality.
Aristotle was a pioneer of the study of human happiness. We describe the core of his philosophy and theories, based on his writings. The Right to Ignore the State. by Herbert Spencer () Herbert Spencer was an incredible prophet and a magnificent defender of laissez-faire.
According to ancient wisdom, happiness can't be bought. Money can enable you to do things you like, but it doesn't necessarily make you happy. Just read the paparazzi magazines, all the superstars are famous, but a lot of them are far from happy. So if you can't buy happiness, where can you get it?
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