Happiness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Happiness

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Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people's happiness.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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 ~


Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom. It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


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


Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.
~By Albert Camus ~


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


I'm passionate about everything, like my family and friends. Anybody I am talkin' to is gonna be bona fide real. There is no substitution for happiness. Period.
~By Suge Knight ~


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 ~


To describe happiness is to diminish it.
~By Stendhal ~


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 ~


A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


The action is best that secures the greatest happiness for the greatest number.
~By William Dean Howells ~


Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
~By Ayn Rand ~


No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
~By Sophocles ~


No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another's happiness.
~By Graham Greene ~


It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.
~By Denis Waitley ~


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


He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors.
~By Olympia Brown ~


Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one's wife alone.
~By Guru Nanak ~


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 ~


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


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


The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
~By F. H. Bradley ~


It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


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


I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


My creed is that: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Life everlasting in a state of happiness is the greatest desire of all men.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


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


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 ~


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


The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
~By Karl Marx ~


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


Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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


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 ~


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


There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
~By George Sand ~


I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.
~By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ~


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 ~


Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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


God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Those who seek happiness miss it, and those who discuss it, lack it.
~By Holbrook Jackson ~


Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


What is the worth of anything, But for the happiness 'twill bring?
~By Richard Owen Cambridge ~


The ultimate end of human acts is eudaimonia, happiness in the sense of living well, which all men desire; all acts are but different means chosen to arrive at it.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
~By Guillaume Apollinaire ~


Unhappiness is something we are never taught about; we are taught to expect happiness, but never a Plan B to use to use when the happiness doesn't arrive.
~By Doug Coupland ~


Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


I think my capacity to change has given me tremendous happiness, because who I am today I am completely content to be.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.
~By Andy Rooney ~


One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.
~By Leo Tolstoy ~


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


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 ~


Eternal principles that govern happiness apply equally to all.
~By Russell M. Nelson ~


Every man judges his own happiness and satisfaction with life in terms of his possession or lack of possession of those things that he considers worthwhile and valuable.
~By Meir Kahane ~


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


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 ~


With respect to the first of these obstacles, it has often been made a matter of grave complaint against Political Economists, that they confine their attention to Wealth, and disregard all consideration of Happiness or Virtue.
~By Nassau William Senior ~


The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Happiness is like a cat, If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you; it will never come. But if you pay not attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing against your legs and jumping into your lap.
~By William Bennett ~


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 art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
~By Charles Morgan ~


I was as happy doing theater in New York for little or no money as I am now doing television for more money. The happiness, I guess, comes out of it being a good job. The success has to do with the fact that it's a good job that will continue.
~By David Hyde Pierce ~


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


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 ~


Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever.
~By John Ruskin ~


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 ~


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


I don't know the true meaning of happiness.
~By Jonathan Davis ~


A good education is another name for happiness.
~By Ann Plato ~


Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly be corrupt.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
~By George Santayana ~


Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Happiness is your dentist telling you it won't hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.
~By Johnny Carson ~


Happiness seems made to be shared.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


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


Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


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 ~


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


The life and liberty and property and happiness of the common man throughout the world are at the absolute mercy of a few persons whom he has never seen, involved in complicated quarrels that he has never heard of.
~By Gilbert Murray ~

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