Polly Toynbee

Happiness

Polly Toynbee quote : It is now possible …

It is now possible to quantify people’s levels of happiness pretty accurately by asking them, by observation, and by measuring…

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Polly Toynbee

Mary Louisa “Polly” Toynbee (/ˈtɔɪnbi/; born 27 December 1946) is a British journalist and writer. She has been a columnist…

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Death

Polly Toynbee quote : People want the right …

People want the right to die at a time of their own choosing. Too many families have watched helplessly as…

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Happiness

Polly Toynbee quote : Happiness is a real …

Happiness is a real, objective phenomenon, scientifically verifiable. That means people and whole societies can now be measured over time…

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Happiness

Polly Toynbee quote : Is anyone serious about …

Is anyone serious about the politics of happiness? David Cameron dipped a toe in the water, using the word lightly,…

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History

Polly Toynbee quote : How do you make …

How do you make any sense of history, art or literature without knowing the stories and iconography of your own…

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Happiness

Polly Toynbee quote : Inequality makes everyone unhappy …

Inequality makes everyone unhappy, the poor most of all, and that is well within the remit of the state. More…

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Happiness

Polly Toynbee quote : Could a government dare …

Could a government dare to set out with happiness as its goal? Now that there are accepted scientific proofs, it…

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Fear

Polly Toynbee quote : Most people come to …

Most people come to fear not death itself, but the many terrible ways of dying. Polly Toynbee

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Faith

Polly Toynbee quote : But how odd that …

But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews, where churches’ bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury…

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