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Quotes And Sayings About Happiness

Happiness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Happiness

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But it is my happiness to be half Welsh, and that the better half.
~By Richard Cobden ~


I think government has a major role to play in helping us with the pursuit of happiness.
~By William Weld ~


To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
~By John Dewey ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Being rich and famous isn't all happiness and at times the pressures have got to me.
~By Annni-Frid Lyngstad ~


The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
~By Alphonse Karr ~


We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something besides ourselves.
~By Ethel Percy Andrus ~


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


It's obvious, but perhaps worth saying, that happiness has virtually nothing to do with the state of your intellect.
~By Daniel Keys Moran ~


You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness.
~By Julia Roberts ~


She bowed her head, clasping her hands tightly before her upon the arm of his chair, for her heart yearned towards him, yet could not reach him, and it made her throat ache with unhappiness to meet that look of his that rested on her face without seeing it.
~By Georgette Heyer ~


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


Happiness: a way station between too little and too much.
~By Channing Pollock ~


The happiness of the creature consists in rejoicing in God, by which also God is magnified and exalted.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
~By Don Marquis ~


It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


People truly reaching across boundaries - be they religious or race, political or geographic. A state that is sincerely civil and respectful of each individual's pathway toward life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness will be our goal.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


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


Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


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


No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


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 ~


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


We all of us deserve happiness or none of us does.
~By Mary Gordon ~


Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
~By Douglas William Jerrold ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
~By Bette Davis ~


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


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 ~


How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure.
~By William James ~


Happiness is the longing for repetition.
~By Milan Kundera ~


Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect.
~By Adam Clarke ~


I'd rather have happiness than money. People ask for it. Sometimes when I don't have it. I make other people's problems my problem because they want me to; they ask me to.
~By Brenda Fassie ~


The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
~By Alice Walker ~


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


A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.
~By George Santayana ~


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 Bourbon King was first ambassador of reason and human happiness.
~By Heinrich Mann ~


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 ~


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 ~


Shall I give you my recipe for happiness? I find everything useful and nothing indispensable. I find everything wonderful and nothing miraculous. I reverence the body. I avoid first causes like the plague.
~By Norman Douglas ~


My whole working philosophy is that the only stable happiness for mankind is that it shall live married in blessed union to woman-kind - intimacy, physical and psychical between a man and his wife. I wish to add that my state of bliss is by no means perfect.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman - or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.
~By George Burns ~


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 ~


Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
~By Gabriel Garcia Marquez ~


I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That's because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life.
~By Tobey Maguire ~


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 ~


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


Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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 ~


Happiness is nothing but temporary moments here and there - and I love those. But I would be bored out of my mind if I were happy all the time.
~By Zoe Saldana ~


Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


Happiness is perfume, you can't pour it on somebody else without getting a few drops on yourself.
~By James Van Der Zee ~


To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child's delight added to your own - this is happiness.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


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 ~


To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


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 ~


Some of you read with me 40 years ago a portion of Aristotle's Ethics, a selection of passages that describe his idea of happiness. You may not remember too well.
~By Charles Van Doren ~


The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


We are selling dreams. We are merchants of happiness.
~By Bernard Loiseau ~


Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
~By Spike Milligan ~


Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
~By Denis Waitley ~


Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.
~By William Feather ~


Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


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


The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil.
~By James Smithson ~


You do the right thing even if it makes you feel bad. The purpose of life is not to be happy but to be worthy of happiness.
~By Tracy Kidder ~


I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little.
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.
~By Anthony Hopkins ~


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 ~


Independence is happiness.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


For all its terrible faults, in one sense America is still the last, best hope of mankind, because it spells out so vividly the kind of happiness that most people actually want, regardless of what they are told they ought to want.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness.
~By Cab Calloway ~


True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
~By Ben Jonson ~


We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


Happiness and virtue rest upon each other; the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are usually the best.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


The cause of justice is the cause of humanity. Its advocates should overflow with universal good will. We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind.
~By William Godwin ~


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 ~


Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
~By Ausonius ~


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 ~


Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.
~By Joseph Roux ~


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


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 ~


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


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


The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
~By Thomas Chandler Haliburton ~


The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives.
~By Gertrude Jekyll ~

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April 20 ,2021
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