Happiness Quotes

Quotations
Quote of the Day
The habit of being uniformly considerate toward others will bring increased happiness to you.
Grenville Kleiser

Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
George Sand

Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.
Adam Smith

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love
what you are doing, you will be successful
Herman Cain

Simply seek happiness, and you are not likely to find it. Seek to create and love without regard to your happiness, and you will likely be happy much of the time.
Dr M Scott Peck

Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
Aristotle

I do not know who first invented the myth of sexual equality. But it is a myth willfully fostered and nourished by certain semi-scientists and other fiction writers. And it has done more, I suspect, to unsettle marital happiness than any other false doctrine of this myth-ridden age.
Phyllis McGinley

We're charm'd with distant views of happiness,
But near approaches make the prospect less.
Thomas Yalden

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
Gustav Flaubert

Happiness consists in activity. It is a running steam, not a stagnant pool.
John Mason Good

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

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

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

More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.
Thomas Traherne

There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
Mary Wortley

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

Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
Thomas Jefferson

All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.
Lord Byron

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

No period of my life has been one of such unmixed happiness as the four years which have been spent within college walls.
Horatio Alger

Rob the average man of his life-illusion and you rob him also of his happiness
Henrik Ibsen

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

Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
Chuang Tzu

Happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it...
Aristotle

Storybook happiness involves every form of pleasant thumb-twiddling; true happiness involves the full use of one's powers and talents.
John Gardner

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.
Don Marquis

Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
Ayn Rand

Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.
Graham Greene

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth
George Bernard Shaw

Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
Hosea Ballou

A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.
Elsa Schiapirelli

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

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.
Barbara De Angelis

To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Plutarch

Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Norman Vincent Peale

Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving. Make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!
Amanda Bradley

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

There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.
Ogden Nash

Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do without it.
George Eliot

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances
Martha Washington

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

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?
Philip Larkin

I never knew what real happiness was until I got married. And by then it was too late.
Max Kauffman

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Buddha

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.
Anatole France

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.
Arthur Rimbaud

What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, only what destroys it can be told.
André Gide

Perfect harmony of body and mind are my key to personal balance and happiness.
Gabriela Sabatini



  Pick another category
© Know the Web Ltd 2002-2015  |   Help  |   Advertise  |   Links  |  Home  |  Content Management System by: Clarity Media   |   Contact Us

Quotes & Authors

Author Quotes (A - Z) Popular Authors
Funny quotes Celebrity quotes Business quotes Sports quotes Famous quotes Political quotes Inspiring quotes Movie quotes Silly quotes Insurance quotes
Lists Anagrams General Election Quotes Browse Search Literature Quotes Best Quotes Fictional Characters Popular Quotes Favorite Quotes By Event Research Quotes Job / Occupation Keywords Topics Proverbs Phrase Finder
Wordy Puzzle - Word Puzzles Online