Happiness Quotes Quotes

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

Julie-Jeanne-Eleonore de Lespinasse

Man's unhappiness, as I construe, comes of his greatness; it is because there is an Infinite in him, which with all his cunning he cannot quite bury under the Finite.

Thomas Carlyle

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

George Sand

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert Heinlein

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

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

Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared.

Dennis Prager

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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