Happiness Quotes

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
George Washington
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

William hazlitt - even in the common affairs of life, in love,...
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
Rita Mae Brown
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
Humanity does not ask us to be happy. It merely asks us to be brilliant on its behalf. Survival first, then happiness as we can manage it.
Orson Scott Card

Tom stoppard - happiness is equilibrium. shift your weight....
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others with out getting a few drops on yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Albert camus - but what is happiness except the simple harmony...
To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
Gustave Flaubert
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
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
Who is better, they who promote truth over happiness, or happiness over truth?
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Rabbi H. Schachtel
Money is human happiness in the abstract he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
Arthur Schopenhaue
Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Norman MacEwan
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
No medicine cures what happiness cannot.
Gabrid Garcia Marquez
The secret of happiness is this: Let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather that hostile.
Bertrand Russell
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Jonathan Swift
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
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Mahatma Gandhi
What? s the use of happiness? It can? t buy you money.
Henny Youngman
The highest happiness of man... is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable.
Johann von Goethe
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 will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.
Author Unknown
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
Nicole Kidman, in The Scotsman
The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - Definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
We are taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they are of equal value as happiness excitement and inspiration.
Alanis Morissette
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
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.
Author Unknown
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
Seneca
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved - - Loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo
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
Happiness is in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin Roosevelt
There is only one happiness in life, to love and to be loved.
George Sand
Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself... True happiness is born of self - Reliance.
The laws of Manu
Happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven.
Washington Irving, American writer and poet