ìFor each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way. Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day.
True happiness is the full use of your powers along lines of excellence in a life affording scope.
The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence.
The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion - several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn't straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brother's path to happiness and heaven.
Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.
Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys
Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.
Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
Youth is too tumultuous for felicity; old age too insecure for happiness. The period most favorable to enjoyment, in a vigorous, fortunate, and generous life, is that between forty and sixty.
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don't collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don't really mean anything.
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.