Happiness Quotes

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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 that has been opened to us.
Helen Kelle
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
Desiderius Erasmus
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
Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

Happiness is not in having being it is in doing.
Lillian Eichler Watson
Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think.
Alexander Pope
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)
If you find serenity and happiness, some people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
Mother Teresa
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 can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
Freya Madeline Stark
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
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
Bertrand Russell
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Denis Waitley
The hatred we bear our enemies injures their happiness less than our own.
J. Petit - Senn
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
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
Seneca
Happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it...
Aristotle
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others with out getting a few drops on yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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 Aelius Aurelius
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others.
William Hazlitt
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
Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe. No path is wholly rough.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
One should never direct people towards happiness, because happiness too is an idol of the market - Place. One should direct them towards mutual affection. A beast gnawing at its prey can be happy too, but only human beings can feel affection for each other, and this is the highest achievement they can aspire to.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven.
Washington Irving, American writer and poet
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
Plutarch
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
That action is best which procures the greatest happiness.
Francis Hutcheson
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
William Cowpe
The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
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
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
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
Charles Caleb Colton
Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them.
Barry Duncan
Love is a condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Robert Anson Heinlein
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