Happiness Quotes

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
John Dewey
Affection is responsible for nine - Tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
C. S. Lewis, The Four Loves

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Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
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
You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
William Blake

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If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
Julie - Jeanne - Eleonore de Lespinasse, O Magazine, October 2002
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There is an alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness.
Pearl Buck
Happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven.
Washington Irving, American writer and poet
The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mood of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change for happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
Charles Langbridge Morgan
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close - Knit family in another city.
George Burns
The greater part of happiness or misery depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
Martha Dandridge Custis Washington
By heaven we understand a state of happiness infinite in degree, and endless in duration.
Benjamin Franklin
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
George Santayana, Life of Reason (1905) vol. 1, ch. 10
Happiness is always a by - Product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness.
Robertson Davies
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you to miserable in comfort.
Lord Mancroft
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved.
Victor Hugo
For there is no greater pain, than to remember in present grief, past happinesses.
Dante, The Divine Comedy
The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.
Dr. Smiley Blanton
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
Bertrand Russell
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
I am more and more convinced that our happiness depends more on how we meet the events in our lives, than on those events themselves.
Alexander Humboldt
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
I enjoyed my own nature to the fullest, and we all know that there lies happiness, although, to soothe one another mutually, we occasionally pretend to condemn such joys as selfishness.
Albert Camus
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others with out getting a few drops on yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
He Harris felt the loyalty we all feel to unhappiness - - The sense that that is where we really belong.
Henry Graham Greene
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
To fill the hour - That is happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
George Santayana
Perhaps better we not obscure the idea that happiness and misery, kindness and greed, and good works and bad deeds are within the capacities of us all, not merely a select few.
David P. Mikkelson, snopes. com, September 8, 2003
Happiness is not a goal it is a by - Product.
Roosevelt, Eleano
That action is best which procures the greatest happiness.
Francis Hutcheson
People far prefer happiness to wisdom, but that is like wanting to be immortal without getting older.
Sydney Harris
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
Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
A Course In Miracles
Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self - Gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Helen Kelle
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness.
George Santayana