Happiness Quotes

You may rejoice to think yourselves secure, You may be grateful for the gift divine, That grace unsought which made your black hearts pure And fits your earthborn souls in Heaven to shine. But is it sweet to look around and view Thousands excluded from that happiness, Which they deserve at least as much as you, Their faults not greater nor their virtues less?

Anne Bront

The name of happiness is but a wider term for the unalloy'd conditions of the Pleasur of Life, attendant on all function, and not to be deny'd to th' soul, unless forsooth in our thought of nature spiritual is by definition unnatural.

Robert Seymour Bridges

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government

Thomas Jefferson

My darling girl, Unfortunately this earth is not a fairy-land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh. All the same, or precisely for this reason, it is happiness and comfort for us men to have a precious sweetheart - and I have the most precious, the dearest and best of all!

Martin Bormann

Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.

Wayne Gretzky

And this activity alone would seem to be loved for its own sake; for nothing arises from it apart from the contemplating, while from practical activities we gain more or less apart from the action. And happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace


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

Drunkenness is temporary suicide: the happiness that it brings is merely negative, a momentary cessation of unhappiness

Bertrand Russell

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
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