Happiness Quotes

A great obstacle to happiness is the expectation of too great a happiness.
Fontenelle
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved - - Loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo

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When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timourous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence a.
Samuel Johnson
They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
Confucius, Analects
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

Plutarch - do not speak of your happiness to one less...
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
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The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - Definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Aristotle
The first recipe for happiness is Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Andr Maurois
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
H Hahn Blavatsky
Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
George Sand
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
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Herman Cain
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Maxim Gorky
Many search for happiness as we look for a hat we wear on our heads.
Nikolaus Lenus
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Buddha
For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
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
Who is better, they who promote truth over happiness, or happiness over truth?
Friedrich Nietzsche
Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Don Marquis
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Storm Jameson
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
Where ambition ends happiness begins.
Author Unknown
Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
Og Mandino
A great obstacle to happiness is to anticipate too great a happiness.
Euripides
Tis a good thing to laugh at any rate, and if a straw can tickle a man, it is an instrument of happiness.
Chamfort
Affection is responsible for nine - Tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
C. S. Lewis, The Four Loves
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Albert Schweitze
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
Sophocles, Antigone
Happiness a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
There is only one happiness in life, to love and to be loved.
George Sand
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
A lifetime of happiness No man alive could bear it it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Happiness is like manna; it is to be gathered in grains, and enjoyed every day. It will not keep; it cannot be accumulated; nor have we got to go out of ourselves or into remote places to gather it, since it has rained down from a Heaven, at our very door.
Tyron Edwards