Happiness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Happiness

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Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


I will never forget my beautiful days with you in Shanklin, they are certainly the most pleasant ones of my life. Look, I have tears in my eyes just to think about it. I am furious to be here, it is the end of happiness for a whole year.
~By Camille Claudel ~


Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.
~By John Dewey ~


Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted.
~By Deepak Chopra ~


It is not only my laboratory and my place of work but also my home, so that on the 30th October I was able to share my happiness immediately with my students and collaborators and, at the same time, with my wife and family.
~By George Porter ~


The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Happiness and peace will come to earth only as the light of love and human compassion enter the souls of men.
~By David O. McKay ~


Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


Love is trembling happiness.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Life finds its purpose and fulfillment in the expansion of happiness.
~By Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ~


There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
~By Maria Mitchell ~


Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


People let their own hang-ups become the obstacles between them and personal happiness.
~By Lucinda Williams ~


Everyone needs a certain amount of money. Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it. We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


There is even a happiness - that makes the heart afraid.
~By Thomas Hood ~


I learned that people everywhere are basically the same and have similar goals that we do. They want health and happiness and the opportunity to provide for their families.
~By Steve Kerr ~


The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


Happiness comes from... some curious adjustment to life.
~By Hugh Walpole ~


Independence is happiness.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


Bring love and peace and happiness and beautiful lives into the world in my honor. Thank you. Love you.
~By Aron Ralston ~


I take it that the good of mankind means the attainment, by every man, of all the happiness which he can enjoy without diminishing the happiness of his fellow men.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage did I start on the path of personal growth.
~By Judith Wright ~


To think the world therefore a general Bedlam, or place of madmen, and oneself a physician, is the most necessary point of present wisdom: an important imagination, and the way to happiness.
~By Thomas Traherne ~


Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
~By Thomas Merton ~


If someday they say of me that in my work I have contributed something to the welfare and happiness of my fellow man, I shall be satisfied.
~By George Westinghouse ~


Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
~By Stendhal ~


He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves - that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness.
~By Giorgio Armani ~


There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
~By Denis Diderot ~


To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.
~By Clare Boothe Luce ~


We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing.
~By Bo Bennett ~


Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


Five or six hundred heads cut off would have assured your repose, freedom and happiness.
~By Jean-Paul Marat ~


Every moment of your life that is not a complete nightmare is happiness.
~By Merrill Markoe ~


I come before you to declare that my sex are entitled to the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


Virtue is simply happiness, and happiness is a by-product of function. You are happy when you are functioning.
~By William Burroughs ~


To be happy is only to have freed one's soul from the unrest of unhappiness.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


It was a joy to be a part of the team that created Round The Horne. I was involved with the show at a time of my life when I was very happy., and that happiness overflowed into the scripts.
~By Barry Took ~


Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
~By Zhuangzi ~


The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
~By Victor Hugo ~


The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


Law is stable; the societies we are speaking of are progressive. The greater or less happiness of a people depends on the degree of promptitude with which the gulf is narrowed.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


My travels led me to where I am today. Sometimes these steps have felt painful, difficult, but led me to greater happiness and opportunites.
~By Diana Ross ~


Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in terms of work or of enjoyment.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


How can you tell somebody whose is pursuing happiness that they're somehow not American when that was the very first promise that America made?
~By Dan Savage ~


I can be forced to live without happiness, but I will never consent to live without honor.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


I have a theory that the secret of marital happiness is simple: drink in different pubs to your other half.
~By Jilly Cooper ~


To comprehend the Wisdom of this Injunction the better, and explain the Duty before us, it should be considered, that Government is the only Means by which human Happiness can be attained.
~By Charles Inglis ~


What happiness is there which is not purchased with more or less of pain?
~By Margaret Oliphant ~


I don't think that sin and pursuing happiness are not necessarily the same thing.
~By Dan Savage ~


A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


I enjoy being happy every day, and hopefully you can hear my happiness in my music. Life is beautiful.
~By Christina Milian ~


Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
~By Andre Gide ~


Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.
~By Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~


I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes - the finer things of life - would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense.
~By Coretta Scott King ~


The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances.
~By Martha Washington ~


Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.
~By Helen Gurley Brown ~


Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Lots of people I know have bootlegged tapes of performances and if they play it I will be transported back sometimes with happiness, sometimes with horror.
~By Chris Bailey ~


The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him.
~By Marguerite Duras ~


The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
~By Chuck Palahniuk ~


Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Happiness, or misery, is in the mind. It is the mind that lives.
~By William Cobbett ~


What I mean by that is that the point of life, as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans, but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness.
~By Bernard Cornwell ~


All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
~By Buddha ~


One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
~By Maria Montessori ~


My routines come out of total unhappiness. My audiences are my group therapy.
~By Joan Rivers ~


Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.
~By Oswald Chambers ~


The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression.
~By Gary Larson ~


A face is too slight a foundation for happiness.
~By Mary Wortley ~


Aye, I'm tellin' ye, happiness is one of the few things in this world that doubles every time you share it with someone else.
~By Harry Lauder ~


What joy can the years bring half so sweet as the unhappiness they've taken away?
~By Logan P. Smith ~


But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
~By William Shakespeare ~


No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
~By Helen Keller ~


Leibniz dedicated his life to efforts to educate people to understand that true happiness is found by locating their identity in benefitting mankind and their posterity.
~By Robert Trout ~


Inside every adult there's still a child that lingers. We're happiness merchants - giving people the opportunity to dream like children.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


Happiness is always a coincidence.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.
~By Hugo Black ~


The house a woman creates is a Utopia. She can't help it - can't help trying to interest her nearest and dearest not in happiness itself but in the search for it.
~By Marguerite Duras ~


Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.
~By John Lubbock ~


A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such a reconstruction of our political system as would provide for the permanent liberty and happiness of the United States.
~By James Madison ~


Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


Happiness is the sublime moment when you get out of your corsets at night.
~By Joyce Grenfell ~


Don't wish me happiness - I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor - I will need them all.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
~By Fanny Burney ~

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