Happiness Quotes

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

Aristotle

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

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

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
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