Happiness Quotes

There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

George Sand

One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.

William Feather

Since sorrow never comes too late And happiness too swiftly flies.

Thomas Gray

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 Chevalier

Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquillity and occupation which give happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.

Mary Wallstonecraft

Harmony with nature will bring you a happiness known to few city dwellers. In the company of other truth seekers it will be easier for you to meditate and think of God.

Paramahansa Yogananda

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?

Albert Camus

Compassion automatically brings happiness and calmness. Then, even if you receive disturbing news, it will be easier to take, as your mind is still.

Dalai Lama

Human happiness and human satisfaction must ultimately come from within oneself. It is wrong to expect some final satisfaction to come from money or from a computer.

Dalai Lama

The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.

Frederick Douglass

Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.

John Harrigan

Morality is not really the doctrine of how to make ourselves happy but of how we are to be worthy of happiness

Immanuel Kant

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

C.S. Lewis

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

High ethics and religious principles form the basis for success and happiness in every area of life

John Templeton

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

Gustave Flaubert

There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails,human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.

Jane Austen

Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords: but, like all other pleasures immoderately enjoyed, the excesses of hope must be expiated by pain; and expectations improperly indulged must end in disappointment.

Samuel Johnson

Men possessing minds which are morose, solemn, and inflexible enjoy generally a greater share of dignity than of happiness.

Francis Bacon

The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.

Ernest Hemingway

Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.

Elbert Hubbard

Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may be

John Dryden
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