Happiness Quotes

The word happiness would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
Carl Jung
Perpetual inspiration is as necessary to the life of goodness, holiness and happiness as perpetual respiration is necessary to animal life.
Andrew Bonar Law

Lord essex - genius is entitled to respect only when it...
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
Horace
Without relationships, no matter how much wealth, fame, power, prestige and seeming success by the standards and opinions of the world one has, happiness will constantly eluded him.
Sidney Madwed
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
Arnold Bennett

Woodrow wilson - when you have read the bible, you will know it is...
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Ernest Dimnet
Stanislaw lec,
Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool.
John Mason Good
No man chooses evil because it is evil he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
Mary Wollstonecraft
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
Happiness a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Happiness is not in having being it is in doing.
Lillian Eichler Watson
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
The happiness and unhappiness of the rational, social animal depends not on what he feels but on what he does just as his virtue and vice consist not in feeling but in doing.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
That action is best which procures the greatest happiness.
Francis Hutcheson
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
John Dewey
No mockery in the world ever sounds to me as hollow as that of being told to cultivate happiness Happiness is not a potato, to be planted in mould, and tilled with manure.
Charlotte Bronte
Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.
Burton Hills
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis
The first recipe for happiness is Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Andr Maurois
Sanity is a small price to pay for happiness.
Marabeth Madsen
If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.
Anais Nin
He Harris felt the loyalty we all feel to unhappiness - - The sense that that is where we really belong.
Henry Graham Greene
The hatred we bear our enemies injures their happiness less than our own.
J. Petit - Senn
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
Buddha
Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine.
Ruth Fulton Benedict
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
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
We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something outside ourselves.
Ethel Perry Andrus
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Epictetus
If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
Julie - Jeanne - Eleonore de Lespinasse, O Magazine, October 2002
We hold these truths to be self - Evident that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
US Declaration of Independence
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli
The way you let your hand rest in mine, my bewitching Sweetheart, fills me with happiness. It is the perfection of confiding love. Everything you do, the little unconscious things in particular, charms me and increases my sense of nearness to you, identification with you, till my heart is full to overflowing.
Woodrow Wilson
Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe. No path is wholly rough.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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
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.
Fyodor Dostoevsky