Happiness Quotes Quotes

To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious?

Christopher Hampton

A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.

Henri B. Stendhal

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.

Phillip Brooks

To love is to take delight in the happiness of another, or, what amounts to the same thing, it is to account another's happiness one's own

Gottfried Leibnitz

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

George Sands

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.

Jean de la Bruyere

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

Robert Heinlein

Lifes greatest happiness is to be convinced that we are loved.

Victor Hugo

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.

Carl Sandburg

There is no disease (so destructive) as lust; no enemy like infatuation; no fire like wrath; and no happiness like spiritual knowledge.

Chanakya

Sometimes we strive so hard for perfection that we forget that imperfection is happiness

Karen Nave

Happiness and misery depend not on how high up or low down you are - they depend not upon these, but on the direction in which you are tending.

Samuel Butler

Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels not its own happiness, but when it may be compared with the misery of others.

Samuel Johnson

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

In Europe we thought of wine as something as healthy and normal as food and also a great giver of happiness and well being and delight. Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.

Unknown

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

Buddha

The idea that happiness could have a share in beauty would be too much of a good thing.

Walter Benjamin

Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

Norman MacEwan

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

Unknown

If a person's basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience. On the other hand, if someone is suffering from depression, anxiety, or any form of emotional distress, then even if he or she happens to be enjoying physical comforts, he will not really be able to experience the happiness that these could bring.

Dalai Lama

Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands.

Japanese saying

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.

Douglas William Jerrold

All human history attests That happiness for man,--the hungry sinner!-- Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner.

Lord Byron

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination

Mark Twain
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