Happiness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Happiness

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For me, however, that beloved, glowing little word happiness has become associated with everything I have felt since childhood upon hearing the sound of the word itself.
~By Herman Hesse ~


Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
~By Andre Maurois ~


You've got to ask! Asking is, in my opinion, the world's most powerful - and neglected - secret to success and happiness.
~By Percy Ross ~


Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


I will always stay close to all compatriots, and share together the happiness and suffering.
~By Norodom Sihamoni ~


You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead, so that she can't see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well, that's me.
~By Vivien Leigh ~


There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


The right to happiness is fundamental.
~By Anna Pavlova ~


May there always be peace, love and happiness in every house.
~By Islom Karimov ~


Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.
~By Langston Hughes ~


According to your sympathy, you will take pleasure in your own happiness or in the happiness of other people; but it is always your own happiness you seek.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


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


Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
~By Jane Austen ~


Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
~By William Feather ~


Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations.
~By Omar Bongo ~


The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action.
~By Madame de Stael ~


The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


There's a higher form of happiness in commitment. I'm counting on it.
~By Claire Forlani ~


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 love walking down the street and seeing faces and drama and happiness and sadness and dirt and cleanliness.
~By Ric Ocasek ~


To have the sense of creative activity is the great happiness and the great proof of being alive.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


The Dalai Lama. He is a very wise man of great inner peace who believes that happiness is the purpose of our lives. Through his teachings and leadership, he continues to make this world a better place in which to live.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.
~By Richard Bach ~


The truth is that relative income is not directly related to happiness. Nonpartisan social-survey data clearly show that the big driver of happiness is earned success: a person's belief that he has created value in his life or the life of others.
~By Arthur C. Brooks ~


Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.
~By Alexandre Dumas ~


There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
~By Henry Ford ~


There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


For Mythology is the handmaid of literature; and literature is one of the best allies of virtue and promoters of happiness.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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 ~


Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


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


Today, we stand as a united country and are much closer to the ideals set forth in our Constitution that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Jim Ryun ~


If kind parents love their children and delight in their happiness, then he who is perfect goodness in sending abroad mortal contagions doth assuredly direct their use.
~By John Woolman ~


I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think?
~By Philip Larkin ~


There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness.
~By Liberty Hyde Bailey ~


Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.
~By John Harrigan ~


Fate often puts all the material for happiness and prosperity into a man's hands just to see how miserable he can make himself with them.
~By Don Marquis ~


There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.
~By Henry Drummond ~


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


All people desire what they believe will make them happy. If a person is not full of desire for God, we can only conclude that he is engaged with another happiness.
~By William Law ~


Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
~By George Santayana ~


Every happiness is a hostage to fortune.
~By Arthur Helps ~


We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of human life.
~By Alexander Smith ~


Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


I have to keep reminding myself: If you give your life to God, he doesn't promise you happiness and that everything will go well. But he does promise you peace. You can have peace and joy, even in bad circumstances.
~By Patricia Heaton ~


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


Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
~By Sydney Smith ~


So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some.
~By Booth Tarkington ~


While we are focusing on fear, worry, or hate, it is not possible for us to be experiencing happiness, enthusiasm or love.
~By Bo Bennett ~


To buy happiness is to sell soul.
~By Douglas Horton ~


Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
~By Abdul Kalam ~


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


Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
~By Kevyn Aucoin ~


The happiness of society is the end of government.
~By John Adams ~


My life has run from misery to happiness.
~By Loretta Lynn ~


Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness, which this world affords.
~By William Samuel Johnson ~


Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.
~By Joseph Barbara ~


The secret of happiness is the determination to be happy always, rather than wait for outer circumstances to make one happy.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.
~By William E. Gladstone ~


Is anyone serious about the politics of happiness? David Cameron dipped a toe in the water, using the word lightly, but denying the hard policies it implies. Labour shies away from it, but should take up the challenge.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
~By Linus Pauling ~


Happiness is an inside job.
~By William Arthur Ward ~


There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss.
~By George Mason ~


There are seeds of self-destruction in all of us that will bear only unhappiness if allowed to grow.
~By Dorothea Brande ~


We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.
~By Thucydides ~


Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


By mere burial man arrives not at bliss; and in the future life, throughout its whole infinite range, they will seek for happiness as vainly as they sought it here, who seek it in aught else than that which so closely surrounds them here - the Infinite.
~By Johann Gottlieb Fichte ~


Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
~By James Allen ~


Try to put your happiness before anyone else's, because you may never have done so in your entire life, if you really think about it, if you are really honest with yourself.
~By Margaret Cho ~


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 ~


Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy.
~By Philip Sidney ~


The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
~By Robert Baden-Powell ~


Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.
~By Louise Hart ~


Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
~By Bill Vaughan ~


Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.
~By David Lee Roth ~


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


No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


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 ~


Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Happiness is the absence of suffering. I think it's an interesting way of looking at it. I think the absence of suffering exists very rarely in the world we live in.
~By Julie Christie ~


They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
~By Confucius ~


Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one's identity as a being of worth and dignity.
~By Rollo May ~


Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
~By Aeschylus ~


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 ~


The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum what the man is able to give.
~By Alexander Alekhine ~


Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
~By Alphonse de Lamartine ~


There is no private house in which people can enjoy themselves so well as at a capital tavern... No, Sir; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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

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