Happiness Quotes

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
Gabrid garcia marquez - no medicine cures what happiness cannot....

Robert g. ingersoll - happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence....
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Bertrand Russell, Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 12
Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool.
John Mason Good
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
Nicole Kidman, in The Scotsman

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
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
J. Donald Wlters
The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.
Dr. Smiley Blanton
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
Thomas Szasz
The love of retirement has in all ages adhered closely to those minds which have been most enlarged by knowledge, or elevated by genius. Those who enjoyed everything generally supposed to confer happiness have been forced to seek it is the shades of privacy.
Johnson
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.
Bertrand Russell
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
Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe. No path is wholly rough.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Sanity is a small price to pay for happiness.
Marabeth Madsen
Happiness is not a goal it is a by - Product.
Roosevelt, Eleano
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
Rita Mae Brown
When we create something, we always create it first in a thought form. If we are basically positive in attitude, expecting and envisioning pleasure, satisfaction and happiness, we will attract and create people, situations, and events which conform to our positive expectations.
Shakti Gawain
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
William Ellery Channing
Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.
Elbert Hubbard
The way you let your hand rest in mine, my bewitching Sweetheart, fills me with happiness. It is the perfection of confiding love. Everything you do, the little unconscious things in particular, charms me and increases my sense of nearness to you, identification with you, till my heart is full to overflowing.
Woodrow Wilson
Affection is responsible for nine - Tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
C. S. Lewis, The Four Loves
Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
E. M. Cioran
Supreme happiness will be the greatest cause of misery, and the perfection of wisdom the occassion of folly.
Leonardo DaVinci, The notebooks of Leonardo DaVinci by Macurdy
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo
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
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness... I was right.
Gahan Wilson
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
William Butler Yeats
America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
Louis D. Brandeis
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
Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.
George Sand
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex
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
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close - Knit family in another city.
George Burns
An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
Maurice Masterlinck
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
Agnes Repplie
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Rabbi H. Schachtel