Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
Money may not necessarily buy you all your happiness but it definitely improves many of your issues and challenges including who wants to marry you or at least wants to spend time with you.
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.
There is no fundamental difference between man and the higher animals in their mental faculties... The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.
f there were only one religion in England there would be danger of despotism, if there were two, they would cut each other's throats, but there are thirty, and they live in peace and happiness.
Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us that we are nothing but acorns and that our greatest happiness will be to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns; but that is of interest only to pigs. Our faith gives us knowledge of something better: that we can become oak trees.
A good government implies two things: fidelity to the object of government, which is the happiness of the people; secondly, a knowledge of the means by which that object can be best attained.
True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Sometimes we strive so hard for perfection that we forget that imperfection is happiness.
It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self.
Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
The cause of justice is the cause of humanity. Its advocates should overflow with universal good will. We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind.
Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
In Hollywood, if you don't have happiness you send out for it.
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.
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
This is my wish for you: peace of mind, prosperity through the year, happiness that multiplies, health for you and yours, fun around every corner, energy to chase your dreams, joy to fill your holidays!
The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.
In Europe we thought of wine as something as healthy and normal as food and also a great giver of happiness and well being and delight. Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.