Happiness Quotes

When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, and all of his faculties say amen to what he is doing, and give their unqualified approval to his efforts, - This is happiness, this is success.
Orison Swett Marden
Sanity is a small price to pay for happiness.
Marabeth Madsen

George santayana - skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and...
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
Tis a good thing to laugh at any rate, and if a straw can tickle a man, it is an instrument of happiness.
Chamfort
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love the greater the jealousy.
Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Srange Land

Unknown - on truth and happiness........ the search is over...
Happiness is like manna; it is to be gathered in grains, and enjoyed every day. It will not keep; it cannot be accumulated; nor have we got to go out of ourselves or into remote places to gather it, since it has rained down from a Heaven, at our very door.
Tyron Edwards
Sidney madwed - without relationships, no matter how much wealth,...
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timorous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence and gratify their malice by quiet neutrality.
Samuel Johnson
What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? All that is born of weakness. What is happiness? The feeling that power is growing, that resistance is overcome.
Friedrich Nietzsche, The Antichrist, section 2
If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.
A. Edward Newton
Man is the artificer of his own happiness.
Henry David Thoreau, Journal, January 21, 1838
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
Where ambition ends happiness begins.
Author Unknown
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness it is generally the by - Product of other activities.
Aldous Huxley
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex
Each happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow.
George W. Douglas
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
Martha Washington
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.
Bertrand Russell
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
Thomas Szasz
We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
Maxwell Maltz, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - - Loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo
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 Antoninus
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
Many search for happiness as we look for a hat we wear on our heads.
Nikolaus Lenus
He Harris felt the loyalty we all feel to unhappiness - - The sense that that is where we really belong.
Henry Graham Greene
One of the universal rules of happiness is: always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual.
Terry Pratchett, Jingo
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli
Too much sensibility creates unhappiness too much insensibility leads to crime.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Ernest Hemingway
If happiness could be brought, few of us could pay the price.
Author Unknown
The love of retirement has in all ages adhered closely to those minds which have been most enlarged by knowledge, or elevated by genius. Those who enjoyed everything generally supposed to confer happiness have been forced to seek it is the shades of privacy.
Johnson
If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
Julie - Jeanne - Eleonore de Lespinasse, O Magazine, October 2002
Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure where your treasure, there your heart where your heart, there your happiness.
Saint Augustine
There is only one happiness in life, to love and to be loved.
George Sand
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
Maurice Masterlinck
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness.
Lao - Tzu