Happiness Quotes

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

Since sorrow never comes too late
And happiness too swiftly flies
Thomas Gray

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

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

Happiness is realising that nothing is too important.
Antonio Gala

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

Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others.
Henry Fielding

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

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

The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved
Victor Hugo

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

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

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
Thomas Paine

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
Henri Matisse

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

Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adult
Thomas Szasz

Tell me, what is happiness? - Use of Weapons (prologue)
Iain M Banks

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.
Fedor Dostoevsky

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

The groundwork of all happiness is health.
Leigh Hunt

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

It is a great obstacle to happiness to expect too much
Bernard Fontenelle

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

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

This tour takes the rarely seen trophy - the jewel in the crown of world football - to fans around the world, with the aim of spreading happiness and hope to make the world a better place.
Sepp Blatter

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

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
George Washington

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

Consciously or unconsciously, everyone of us does render some service or another. If we cultivate the habit of doing this service deliberately, our desire for service will steadily grow stronger, and it will make not only for our own happiness, but that of the world at large.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.
Lord Byron

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

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 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

If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.
Josh Billings

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

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

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

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

Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Imannuel Kant

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
Albert Camus

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

An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
Lydia Maria Child

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

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

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

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

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

Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.
Alphonse Karr

I played it endlessly [walking back to happiness] - it was like the first kiss, the beginning of a love affair with pop music that continues to the present day.
Mick Brown



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