Happiness Quotes

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
George Santayana

Author unknown - happiness will never come to those who fail to...
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
John howe - character is power; it makes friends, draws...
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
Sir Francis Bacon

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
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
Sophocles
Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.
Author Unknown
Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
Happiness is possible only to a rational man, the man who desires nothing but rational goals, seeks nothing but rational values and finds his joy in nothing buy rational actions.
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow.
Alfred Adle
The first recipe for happiness is Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Andr Maurois
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self - Gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Helen Kelle
Remember that happiness is a way of travel - Not a destination.
Roy M. Goodman
Do whatever comes your way as well as you can. Think as little as possible about yourself and as much as possible about other people and other things that are interesting. Put a good deal of thought into happiness that you are able to give.
Roosevelt, Eleano
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
Eykis
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Kin Hubbard
The greatest wealth consisteth in being charitable, And the greatest happiness in having tranquility of mind. Experience is the most beautiful adornment And the best comrade is one that hath no desire.
Tibetan Doctrine
If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.
Maurice Chevalie
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Mahatma Gandhi
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
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved - - Loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo
Perhaps better we not obscure the idea that happiness and misery, kindness and greed, and good works and bad deeds are within the capacities of us all, not merely a select few.
David P. Mikkelson, snopes. com, September 8, 2003
Happiness is equilibrium. Shift your weight. Equilibrium is pragmatic. You have to get everything into proportion. You compensate, rebalance yourself so that you maintain your angle to the world. When the world shifts, you shift.
Tom Stoppard
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
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
George Bernard Shaw
If a man who cannot count finds a four - Leaf clover, is he entitled to happiness?
Stanislaw Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
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
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
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
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
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
George Santayana, Life of Reason (1905) vol. 1, ch. 10
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Ernest Hemingway
People far prefer happiness to wisdom, but that is like wanting to be immortal without getting older.
Sydney Harris
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
William Butler Yeats
The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than he discovery of a new star. Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.
Anthelme Brillat - Savarin