Happiness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Happiness

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But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth; that is the happiness of being truly loved.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


When we were together, I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you.
~By Arthur Ashe ~


Beauty is the promise of happiness.
~By Edmund Burke ~


The older I get, the more I see that there really aren't huge zeniths of happiness or a huge abyss of darkness as much as there used to be. I tend to walk a middle ground.
~By Paula Cole ~


The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
~By Helen Keller ~


Our principles are the springs of our actions. Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery. Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles.
~By Red Skelton ~


The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.
~By Carrie P. Snow ~


Happiness or satisfaction consists only in the enjoyment of those objects which are by nature suited to our several particular appetites, passions, and affections.
~By Joseph Butler ~


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


People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am. I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to 'The Art of Happiness' by the Dalai Lama.
~By Carmen Electra ~


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


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


You should hurry up and acquire the cigar habit. It's one of the major happinesses. And so much more lasting than love, so much less costly in emotional wear and tear.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


I always looked for a man to rescue me and bring me happiness. I bought into that myth, of course, and looked for my own Prince Charming.
~By Linda Evans ~


Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


Humor does not rescue us from unhappiness, but enables us to move back from it a little.
~By Mason Cooley ~


The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
~By Plato ~


A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe.
~By George Eliot ~


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


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


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


Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Happiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict; those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.
~By William S. Burroughs ~


Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.
~By John Stossel ~


It's good to follow the path of personal happiness to some extent. People tend to get upset however when you drive a steamroller down it.
~By Simon Travaglia ~


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


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


Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
~By George Sand ~


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 ~


Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
~By William Hazlitt ~


Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
~By Marcel Proust ~


The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one's uses.
~By Sarah Orne Jewett ~


Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
~By Oscar Levant ~


I have kids and I want to have a long life and there are certain things that are conducive to that and certain things that aren't. I've opted for the road of happiness and long life.
~By Ethan Suplee ~


I don't like Paris so much, and it's only eight shows. I mean, don't tell them that, of course. But everyone always thinks they're so important. And I'm sure they are. But to me, my happiness is more important.
~By Gisele Bundchen ~


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


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


Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
~By Daphne du Maurier ~


Before the boat docked, however, he confessed because he was contemplating running for president, he couldn't separate from his wife. I believed him when he told me he faced a difficult choice between pursuing personal happiness and his political destiny.
~By Donna Rice ~


Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
~By Fyodor Dostoevsky ~


I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
~By Martha Washington ~


Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.
~By Mary Baker Eddy ~


Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness.
~By Susan Faludi ~


The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
~By William Morris ~


When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


One must never look for happiness: one meets it by the way.
~By Isabelle Eberhardt ~


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 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 ~


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


I have discovered the secret of happiness - it is work, either with the hands or the head. The moment I have something to do, the draughts are open and my chimney draws, and I am happy.
~By John Burroughs ~


Every age has its happiness and troubles.
~By Jeanne Calment ~


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 ~


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


Musicians are probably the most uncomfortable people in themselves in the world. Happiness, I think, only exists when you're a child and once you go past 11, unfortunately it's gone.
~By Andrea Corr ~


Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
~By George Washington ~


I wish people could acheive what they think would bring them happiness in order for them to realize that thats not really what happiness is.
~By Alanis Morisette ~


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 ~


Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
~By August Strindberg ~


The slave may be happy, but happiness is not enough.
~By Herbert Read ~


We have arrived at that point of time in which we are forced to see our own humiliation, as a nation, and that a progression in this line cannot be a productive of happiness, private or public.
~By Henry Knox ~


I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


I've never felt like I was in the cookie business. I've always been in a feel good feeling business. My job is to sell joy. My job is to sell happiness. My job is to sell an experience.
~By Debbi Fields ~


Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.
~By Richard Bach ~


Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
~By Wayne Gretzky ~


Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


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


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


An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


It was physically difficult, adjusting to wheelchair life, but I remember a great relief and happiness that I was finally getting somewhere, finding musicians to work with that were sympathetic.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


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 ~


The pursuit of happiness is in our Constitution. We're all entitled to have the best we can.
~By Loretta Swit ~


Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


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 ~


Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Nevertheless, whether in occurrences lasting days, hours or mere minutes at a time, I have experienced happiness often, and have had brief encounters with it in my later years, even in old age.
~By Herman Hesse ~


Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.
~By Henry St. John ~


A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.
~By Jose Marti ~


He felt the loyalty we feel to unhappiness - the sense that is where we really belong.
~By Graham Greene ~


Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


Happiness, for you we walk on a knife edge. To the eyes you are a flickering light, to the feet, thin ice that cracks; and so may no one touch you who loves you.
~By Eugenio Montale ~


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 ~


So, after awhile, you can only get so much happiness from a guy who's drunk come up and tell you you're great.
~By Rick Derringer ~


Happiness is realizing that nothing is too important.
~By Antonio Gala ~


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


For my part, I do not feel that the scheme of future happiness, which ought by rights to be in preparation for me, will be at all interfered with by my not meeting again the man I have in my. mind.
~By James Payn ~


Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose.
~By William Cowper ~


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 ~


Sixty minutes of thinking of any kind is bound to lead to confusion and unhappiness.
~By James Thurber ~


Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


There is an old saying that money can't buy happiness. If it could, I would buy myself four hits every game.
~By Pete Rose ~


Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~

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