Happiness Quotes

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
F. H. Bradley
You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
William Blake

Charles maurice de talleyrand - too much sensibility creates unhappiness too much...
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
Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.
Author Unknown
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Ernest Hemingway

Author unknown - if happiness could be brought, few of us could...
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
Jonathan swift - happiness is the perpetual possession of being...
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure.
William James
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
God does not judge us by the multitude of works we perform, but how well we do the work that is ours to do. The happiness of too many days is often destroyed by trying to accomplish too much in one day. We would do well to follow a common rule for our daily lives - - DO LESS, AND DO IT BETTER.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
George Santayana
I define comfort as self - Acceptance. When we finally learn that self - Care begins and ends with ourselves, we no longer demand sustenance and happiness from others.
Jennifer Louden
What? s the use of happiness? It can? t buy you money.
Henny Youngman
We must have the courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
Maxwell Maltz
Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Where ambition ends happiness begins.
Author Unknown
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
Anon.
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 discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than he discovery of a new star. Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.
Anthelme Brillat - Savarin
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close - Knit family in another city.
George Burns
For there is no greater pain, than to remember in present grief, past happinesses.
Dante, The Divine Comedy
Happiness cannot be found - - It must be created anew everyday.
Jose Raul Bernardo, The Wise Women of Havana (HarperCollins, 2002)
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
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
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Dale Carnegie
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle.
Albert Einstein
Happiness is possible only to a rational man, the man who desires nothing but rational goals, seeks nothing but rational values and finds his joy in nothing buy rational actions.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
Samuel Johnson
No medicine cures what happiness cannot.
Gabrid Garcia Marquez
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Happiness is a state of activity.
Aristotle
Perpetual inspiration is as necessary to the life of goodness, holiness and happiness as perpetual respiration is necessary to animal life.
Andrew Bonar Law
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
I wish you music to help with the burdens of life, and to help you release your happiness to others.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Happiness is not a goal it is a by - Product.
Roosevelt, Eleano
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Joseph Addison
In our daily lives, we must see That it is not happiness that makes us grateful, But the gratefulness that makes us happy.
Unknown