Happiness Quotes

People far prefer happiness to wisdom, but that is like wanting to be immortal without getting older.
Sydney Harris
A course in miracles - forgiveness is the key to happiness....

Happiness is like manna; it is to be gathered in grains, and enjoyed every day. It will not keep; it cannot be accumulated; nor have we got to go out of ourselves or into remote places to gather it, since it has rained down from a Heaven, at our very door.
Tyron Edwards
Henry van dyke - happiness is inward and not outward and so it...
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
Agnes Repplie

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
The secret of happiness in not in what one likes to do, but in what one has to do.
James M. Barrie
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
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others.
Thomas Jefferson
Happiness is something that you are and it comes from the way you think.
Wayne Dye
Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them.
Barry Duncan
Happiness is not a reward - It is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - It is a result.
Robert G. Ingersoll
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
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 depends upon ourselves.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
Bertrand Russell
Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living.
Amanda Bradley
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others with out getting a few drops on yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is the china shop; love is the bull.
H. L. Mencken
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
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.
Thomas Jefferson
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
Bank on a life, saving towards the certainty of change Ledger all the happiness, pencil in to rearrange Withdraw all the worry Deposit all the faith Compound all the experience and Recognize when the payment is late.
Each happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow.
George W. Douglas
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine De Saint - Exupery
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.
Happiness is in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin Roosevelt
If you find serenity and happiness, some people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
Mother Teresa
Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
E. M. Cioran
When one door of happiness closes another opens; but we often look so long at the closed one that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Helen Keller, Quote of the day book
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
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine.
Ruth Fulton Benedict
Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.
Rabbi H. Schachtel
Happiness is not a reward - It is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - It is a result.
Robert Green Ingersoll
For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.
They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
Confucius, Analects
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.
Charles Caleb Colton
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