Happiness Quotes

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Happiness is a positive cash flow.
Fred Adler

Do you want my one-word secret of happiness - It's growth - mental, financial, you name it.
Harold Geneen

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

Money can't buy you happiness.
Anonymous

Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavour to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.
John Dewey

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

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

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

I really think happiness is very closely aligned with success, and may almost be an interchangeable synonym. Happiness (like success) also comes from doing what we feel called to do in life; however, it's also obvious no one can experience one without the other.
Donna Fargo

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

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

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.
George Sand

What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
Adam Smith

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

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

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

Happiness in old age is, more than anything else, preserving the privileges of privacy.
Harold Azine

The happiness of society is the end of government.
John Adams

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

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
Saint Augustine

This life is what I always wanted. I had a vision of our happiness.
Dan Brown

Sometimes happiness is a blessing, but generally it is a conquest. Each day's magic moment helps
Paulo Coelho

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.
Sigmund Freud

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

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

God... doesn't promise you happiness and that everything will go well. But he does promise you peace.
Patricia Heaton

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

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

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
Honore De Balzac

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

What a cruel thing is war: to separate and destroy families and friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world; to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world.
Robert E Lee

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.
Anthony Hopkins

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Jane Austen

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

Happiness is the sense that one matters.
Sarah Trimmer

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

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

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 no one may touch you who loves you. (Felicita Raggiunta)
Eugenio Montale

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

Happiness, to some elation;
Is to others, mere stagnation.
Amy Lowell

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

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



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