Happiness Quotes

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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

Happiness is no laughing matter
Richard Whately

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

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

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.
Rollo May

All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
Benedict Spinoza

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

Happiness is realising that nothing is too important.
Antonio Gala

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

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

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

You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
Albert Camus

You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
Horace

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.
Samuel Johnson

That action is best which procures the greatest happiness of the greatest number
Francis Hutcheson

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

Happiness is a direction, not a place.
Sydney Harris

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Marcus Aurelius

Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
Fedor Dostoevsky

At the risk of sounding naff, it is having hope fulfilled [idea of happiness]
Brenda Blethyn

We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
Joseph Roux

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

Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness
Georges Simenon

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert Heinlein

When God loves a creature he wants the creature to know the highest happiness and the deepest misery He wants him to know all that being alive can bring. That is his best gift. There is no happiness save in understanding the whole.
Thornton Wilder

Happiness is the sublime moment when you get out of your corsets at night. [an intriguing definition of happiness there!]
Joyce Grenfell

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

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

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
Aristotle

Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping.
Bo Derek

What ever our wandering our happiness will always be found within a narrow compass, and in the middle of the objects more immediately within our reach
Edward Bulwer-Lytton

I believe that more unhappiness comes from this source than from any other - I mean from the attempt to prolong family connections unduly and to make people hang together artificially who would never naturally do so.
Samuel Butler

The happiness of too many days is often destroyed by trying to accomplish too much in one day. We would do well to follow a common rule for our daily lives - DO LESS, AND DO IT BETTER.
Dale Turner

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

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

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

Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.
Fedor Dostoevsky

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

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

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

The highest happiness of man is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
Iris Murdoch

When what we are is what we want to be, that's happiness.
Malcolm Forbes

Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
Heraclitus

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
W B Yeats

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

The thing about happiness is that too many people seek their individual happiness, when it is so much better to share it around.
John Harrigan

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

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn

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



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