Happiness Quotes

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

Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

John Dryden

He that has "a spirit of detail" will do better in life than many who figured beyond him in the university.Such an one is minute and particular.He adjusts trifles; and these trifles compose most of the business and happiness of life.Great events happen seldom, and affect few; trifles happen every moment to everybody; and though one occurrence of them adds little to the happiness or misery of life, yet the sum total of their continual repetition is of the highest consequence.

Daniel Webster
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