Happiness Quotes

Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in terms of work or of enjoyment.

Irving Babbitt

Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.

Bertrand Russell

Happiness or satisfaction consists only in the enjoyment of those objects which are by nature suited to our several particular appetites, passions, and affections.

Joseph Butler

There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one: keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy

Mark Twain

Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.

Red Skelton

To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering, one must not love. But then, one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer; not to love is to suffer; to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love. To be happy, then, is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy. Therefore, to be happy, one must love or love to suffer or suffer from too much happiness.

Woody Allen

Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.

Baltasar Gracian

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.

Saint Augustine

Although one may fail to find happiness in theatrical life, one never wishes to give it up after having once tasted its fruits.

Anna Pavlova

Everyone desires health, happiness, security, peace of mind and true expression.

Joseph Murphy

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments

Thomas Jefferson

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done the zest of creating things new.

Antoine de Saint

The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves

William Ellery Channing

Attainment is followed by neglect, possession by disgust, and the malicious remark of the Greek epigrammatist on marriage may be applied to many another course of life, that its two days of happiness are the first and the last.

Samuel Johnson

Happiness is a warm puppy.

Charles M. Schulz
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