Happiness Quotes

Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.

John Dewey

Let no failure, disappointments, death or despair bow down your head. When you experience any of these, take a rest, reflect and find a way around them. Draw strength from your pain and pursue your dreams until you reach glory and happiness.

Dr Joel Akande

Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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

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.


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
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