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

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

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

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

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

Henley is full of haughty happiness, hats, haves and very few have-nots.
Frank Keating

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

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

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

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

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

The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Arthur Schopenhauer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well therefore to this day.
Francis Gray

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

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

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

When ambition ends, happiness begins.
Thomas Merton

Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness.
Cab Calloway

Happiness is a positive cash flow.
Fred Adler

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

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

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

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

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

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

Happiness is a direction, not a place.
Sydney Harris

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

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

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

Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.
Charles Dickens

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

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

What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree.
Sigmund Freud

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

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

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

The secret to true happiness is a combination of low expectations and insensitivity.
Olivia Goldsmith

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

That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.
Willa Cather

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



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