Happiness Quotes

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Dale Carnegie
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

Pearl sydenstricker buck - growth itself contains the germ of happiness....
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
Abiding happiness is not simply a possibility, but a duty all may live above the troubles of life worry is a poison and happiness is a medicine.
Newell Dwight Hillis
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

William feathe - one of the indictments of civilizations is that...
The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage.
Thucydides
Chinese prove - happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least...
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Thomas Jefferson
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Robert Frost
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by - Product of other activities.
Aldous Huxley, Vendeta for the Western World, 1945
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
We hold these truths to be self - Evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments a.
Thomas Jefferson
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
George Santayana
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you to miserable in comfort.
Lord Mancroft
I wish you all the good and charm that life can offer. Think of me kindly, and rest assured that no one would more rejoice to hear of your happiness.
Ludwig van Beethoven
My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute.
Ayn Rand
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 Aelius Aurelius
Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living.
Amanda Bradley
If a man who cannot count finds a four - Leaf clover, is he entitled to happiness?
Stanislaw Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Henry Ford
America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
Louis D. Brandeis
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
Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom. It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness.
Maurice Maeterlinck
The word happiness would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
Carl Jung
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Epictetus
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom, that he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he who thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
C. C. Colton
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 been opened for us.
Helen Kelle
When one door of happiness closes another opens; but we often look so long at the closed one that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Helen Keller, Quote of the day book
Happiness is equilibrium. Shift your weight. Equilibrium is pragmatic. You have to get everything into proportion. You compensate, rebalance yourself so that you maintain your angle to the world. When the world shifts, you shift.
Tom Stoppard
Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very much about our own pleasures. We can only have the highest happiness such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves.
George Eliot
Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
George Sand
Bank on a life, saving towards the certainty of change Ledger all the happiness, pencil in to rearrange Withdraw all the worry Deposit all the faith Compound all the experience and Recognize when the payment is late.
Unknown
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
William Cowpe
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Storm Jameson
The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - Definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy