Happiness Quotes

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
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

Arnold bennett - happiness includes chiefly the idea of...
I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.
William J. Locke
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
Aristotle
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

A. edward newton - if this world affords true happiness, it is to be...
One of the universal rules of happiness is: always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual.
Terry Pratchett, Jingo
Ben franklin - the constitution only gives people the right to...
My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute.
Ayn Rand
What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? All that is born of weakness. What is happiness? The feeling that power is growing, that resistance is overcome.
Friedrich Nietzsche, The Antichrist, section 2
When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Albert Camus
Happiness is not in having being it is in doing.
Lillian Eichler Watson
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
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved - - Loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo
You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
William Blake
Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.
George Sheehan
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Epictetus
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
Perpetual inspiration is as necessary to the life of goodness, holiness and happiness as perpetual respiration is necessary to animal life.
Andrew Bonar Law
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
Look to this day For it is life, the very life of life. For yesterday is but a dream And tomorrow is only a vision But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness And tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day Such is the salutation of the dawn.
Kalidasa
On Truth and Happiness........ The search is over as we begin.
Unknown
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 the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Aristotle
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
We hold these truths to be self - Evident that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
US Declaration of Independence
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self - Gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Helen Kelle
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
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
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
Horace
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection.
Bertrand Russell
Happiness cannot be found - - It must be created anew everyday.
Jose Raul Bernardo, The Wise Women of Havana (HarperCollins, 2002)
Tis a good thing to laugh at any rate, and if a straw can tickle a man, it is an instrument of happiness.
Chamfort
Happiness is a warm puppy.
Charles M. Schultz, Linus in "Peanuts".
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
The greatest wealth consisteth in being charitable, And the greatest happiness in having tranquility of mind. Experience is the most beautiful adornment And the best comrade is one that hath no desire.
Tibetan Doctrine
The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.
John F. Kennedy
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
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