PHILOSOPHY OF HAPPINESS

 

 A THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL EXAMINATION BY MARTIN JANELLO

 

  INTRODUCTION

 

This collection of over 600 original quotes and poems contains contemplations on issues surfacing in the pursuit of human happiness. It continues to address some of the general themes raised in my earlier collections, Live Knowing Life, Love Knowing Love, and Pine Knowing Pain.

 

Together with these, this installment is connected to my book Philosophy of Happiness, which explores the entirety of human happiness and takes a comprehensive approach toward its accomplishment. My prior collections already focused their inquiries on limited salient topics of happiness. This one further concentrates on poetic expressions and quotational references that I did not deem sufficiently exhausted.

 

Like my other works, this book is not meant to state indisputable wisdom. Rather, its goal is to make readers think and feel, delve deeper into what matters for them, and find motivation and understanding for a better life. In this effort, short quotes andBlue and black title plus stylized, 8-pronged white star with a blue rhombus in each tip and separate rhombi on grey background. poems of the type included in this and my other collections are missioned to provide crystallization points from which thoughts and emotions of readers can take their own courses of development. As companions to the systematic explorations under Philosophy of Happiness, they are to more spontaneously inspire readers in the discovery and definition of what happiness means to them.

 

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SHINE KNOWING SHAME

PHILOSOPHICAL QUOTES & POEMS

8-pronged white star with a black rhombus in each tip.

© 2013-2017 BY MARTIN JANELLO

Drawing in black ink of an open daisy flower facing the viewer. The daisy is the symbol of the Philosophy of Happiness book.