Happiness Quotes

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Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.
Don Marquis
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
The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.
Al Batt, in National Enquire
Remember that happiness is a way of travel - Not a destination.
Roy M. Goodman

Affection is responsible for nine - Tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
C. S. Lewis, The Four Loves
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.
Thomas Jefferson
Life is all one piece. Men err when they think they can be inhuman exploiters in their business life, and loving husbands and fathers at home. For achievement without love is a cold and tight - Lipped murderer of human happiness everywhere.
Smiley Blanton
Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
A Course In Miracles
If a man who cannot count finds a four - Leaf clover, is he entitled to happiness?
Stanislaw Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
John Howe
By heaven we understand a state of happiness infinite in degree, and endless in duration.
Benjamin Franklin
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
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
Sydney Smith
Happiness is something that you are and it comes from the way you think.
Wayne Dye
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
Nicole Kidman, in The Scotsman
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
William Ellery Channing
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
F. H. Bradley
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness, than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive.
C. C. Colton
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis
Happiness is a sunbeam, Which may pass through a thousand bosoms Without losing a particle of its original ray Nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, Like the converged light on a mirror, It reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.
Jane Porte
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
We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable that all men are created equal and independent, that from that equal creation they derive rights inherent and inalienable, among which are the preservation of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Thomas Jefferson
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Joseph Addison
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
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
Bertrand Russell
Hope itself is a species of happiness, and perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Ernest Dimnet
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - - Loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo
No medicine cures what happiness cannot.
Gabrid Garcia Marquez
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
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
Saint Augustine
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.
William Feathe
Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad.
Norm Papernick
Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne