Happiness Quotes

To find recreation in amusement is not happiness.

Blaise Pascal

Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!

Lawrence G. Lovasik

Happiness is your own treasure because it lies within you.

Prem Rawat

If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness.

Julie-Jeanne-Eleonore de Lespinasse

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

George Sand

A reasonable man needs only to practice moderation to find happiness.

Johann von Goethe

Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.

Julia Child

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.

Plato

I feel nothing but the accursed happiness I have dreaded all my life long: the happiness that comes as life goes, the happiness of yielding and dreaming instead of resisting and doing, the sweetness of the fruit that is going rotten.

George Bernard Shaw

Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.

Ambrose Bierce

More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.

Thomas Traherne

Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant, of interest, easy, and where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and,

Joseph Addison

Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.

Spike Milligan

If your heart is warm with happiness, you will need a glass - if sorrow chills your heart, have two.

Hannu

Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt

Samuel Johnson

Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.

Hosea Ballou

Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly be corrupt.

Joseph Addison

Recalling days of sadness, memories haunt me. Recalling days of happiness, I haunt my memories.

Robert Brault

Nothing is more fatal to happiness than the remembrance of happiness.

Andre Gide

I can be forced to live without happiness, But I will never consent to live without honor.

Pierre Corneille

Sir, that all who are happy, are equally happy, is not true. A peasant and a philosopher may be equally satisfied, but not equally happy. Happiness consists in the multiplicity of agreeable consciousness.

Samuel Johnson

Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.

Mary Cholmondeley

Nature has given the opportunity of happiness to all, knew they but how to use it.

Claudius Claudianus

The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.

Jeremy Bentham
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