Happiness Quotes

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
Rita Mae Brown
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To fill the hour - That is happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Ernest Hemingway
Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Jonathan Swift

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure.
William James
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.
William Ellery Channing
If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.
A. Edward Newton
The word happiness would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
Carl Jung
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
Saint Augustine
Tis a good thing to laugh at any rate, and if a straw can tickle a man, it is an instrument of happiness.
Chamfort
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 comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Storm Jameson
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
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.
Thomas Jefferson
Each happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow.
George W. Douglas
Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think.
Alexander Pope
When you have read the Bible, you will know it is the word of God, because you will have found it the key to your own heart, your own happiness, and your own duty.
Woodrow Wilson
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
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Thomas Jefferson
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle.
Albert Einstein
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
John Howe
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
H Hahn Blavatsky
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Albert Schweitze
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.
Bertrand Russell
To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
Gustave Flaubert
The first recipe for happiness is Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Andr Maurois
If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.
Julie - Jeanne - Eleonore de Lespinasse, O Magazine, October 2002
The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Benjamin Franklin
There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow.
Alfred Adle
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords.
Samuel Johnson
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very much about our own pleasures. We can only have the highest happiness such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves.
George Eliot
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
Happiness is not a goal it is a by - Product.
Roosevelt, Eleano
When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, and all of his faculties say amen to what he is doing, and give their unqualified approval to his efforts, - This is happiness, this is success.
Orison Swett Marden
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
Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.
Benjamin Disraeli