Happiness Quotes

Man is the artificer of his own happiness.
Henry David Thoreau, Journal, January 21, 1838
Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
Ingrid Bergman

Unknown - in our daily lives, we must see that it is not...
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
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
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw

Og mandino - realize that true happiness lies within you....
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
Sophocles
Freya madeline stark - there can be no happiness if the things we...
Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine.
Ruth Fulton Benedict
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others with out getting a few drops on yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of the common man.
Lord William Beveridge
The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - Definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
If one speaks or acts with a cruel mind, misery follows, as the cart follows the horse... If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows, as a shadow follows its source.
The Dhammapada
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
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
William Butler Yeats
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years.
Graham Greene
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
George Washington
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
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.
Thomas Jefferson
I wish you music to help with the burdens of life, and to help you release your happiness to others.
Ludwig van Beethoven
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
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...
Thomas Jefferson (The Declaration of Independence)
Sanity is a small price to pay for happiness.
Marabeth Madsen
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
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
I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.
William J. Locke
Where ambition ends happiness begins.
Author Unknown
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Albert Schweitze
Those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness: on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit followed not as a means, but as itself an ideal end. Aiming at something else, they find happiness by the way.
John Stuart Mill
Happiness is inward and not outward and so it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
Henry Van Dyke
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Mahatma Gandhi
When you reliquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
Nicole Kidman
Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is just out of grasp... But if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
The happiest people are those who think the most interesting thoughts. Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. And they are not only happy in themselves, they are the cause of happiness in others.
William Lyon Phelps
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
Why does this magnificent applied science, which saves work and makes life easier, bring us little happiness The simple answer runs because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.
Albert Einstein