Happiness Quotes

True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents.

John W. Gardner

A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.

Benjamin Disraeli

Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.

Thomas Jefferson

Happiness is the only sanction in life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.

George Santayana

Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.

George Santayana

It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.”

George Bernard Shaw

Marriage is a lottery in which men stake their liberty and women their happiness.

Madame de Rieux

For those who may not find happiness to exercise religious faith, it's okay to remain a radical atheist, it's absolutely an individual right, but the important thing is with a compassionate heart -- then no problem.

Dalai Lama

It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.

Desiderius Erasmus

The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.

Henry David Thoreau

Happiness is not best achieved by those who seek it directly

Bertrand Russell

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.

Thomas Merton

Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.

Blaise Pascal

The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.

James Matthew Barrie

Happiness? That's nothing more than a good health and a poor memory.

Albert Schweitzer

Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.

Richard Bach

Beauty is the promise of happiness.

Stendhal

The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.

Elbert Hubbard

Happiness lies, first of all, in health.

George William Curtis

Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race

Bertrand Russell

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

Aristotle

The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible

Bertrand Russell

Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.

Helen Gurley Brown
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