Happiness Quotes

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
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God does not judge us by the multitude of works we perform, but how well we do the work that is ours to do. The happiness of too many days is often destroyed by trying to accomplish too much in one day. We would do well to follow a common rule for our daily lives - - DO LESS, AND DO IT BETTER.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
That action is best which procures the greatest happiness.
Francis Hutcheson
What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the preferably sudden satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree.
Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle

Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
George William Curtis
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
Desiderius Erasmus
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield, 1849
No medicine cures what happiness cannot.
Gabrid Garcia Marquez
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
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
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
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
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
Victor Hugo
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
Rita Mae Brown
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 in the heart, not in the circumstances.
Author Unknown
Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.
Elbert 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
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
John Howe
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
James Oppenheim
The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.
Anthelme Brillat - Savarin, Physiologie du Gout, 1825
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
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
Nicole Kidman, in The Scotsman
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo
There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good life is to live.
Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.
Jane Austen
Where ambition ends happiness begins.
Author Unknown
Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.
Leo C. Rosten
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timorous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence and gratify their malice by quiet neutrality.
Samuel Johnson
To fill the hour - That is happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure where your treasure, there your heart where your heart, there your happiness.
Saint Augustine
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
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
Sigmund Freud
Why does this magnificent applied science, which saves work and makes life easier, bring us little happiness The simple answer runs because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.
Albert Einstein