Happiness Quotes

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine
The highest happiness of man... is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable.
Johann von Goethe
Joseph addison - friendship improves happiness, and abates misery,...
When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness... I was right.
Gahan Wilson
When one door of happiness closes, another opens but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Hellen Kelle
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.
Bertrand Russell
Henny youngman - what? s the use of happiness? it can? t buy you...
Man is the artificer of his own happiness.
Henry David Thoreau, Journal, January 21, 1838
Aleksandr solzhenitsyn - one should never direct people towards happiness,...
Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli
Happiness is a state of activity.
Aristotle
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Storm Jameson
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
Horace
There is only one happiness in life, to love and to be loved.
George Sand
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
Sir Francis Bacon
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timourous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence a.
Samuel Johnson
When one door of happiness closes, another one opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Helen Kelle
If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
Julie - Jeanne - Eleonore de Lespinasse, O Magazine, October 2002
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them.
Barry Duncan
Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.
Albert Camus
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Jonathan Swift
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
On Truth and Happiness........ The search is over as we begin.
Unknown
Happiness cannot be found - - It must be created anew everyday.
Jose Raul Bernardo, The Wise Women of Havana (HarperCollins, 2002)
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
Bertrand Russell
Happiness is inward and not outward and so it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
Henry Van Dyke
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - The little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others with out getting a few drops on yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
Not many can admit their fears, but those who can lead a fulfilling life of happiness knowing they hide nothing and need not to.
Cyrus Corteise
We are taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they are of equal value as happiness excitement and inspiration.
Alanis Morissette
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved.
Victor Hugo
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.
Leo C. Rosten
Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.
Elbert Hubbard