Happy Quotes Quotes

There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery.

Durante degli Alighieri

None are happy but by the anticipation of change. The change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again.

Samuel Johnson

Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of change; the change itself is nothing; when we have made it, the next wish is to change again

Samuel Johnson

I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it done with enjoyment, was the carver happy while he was about it?

John Ruskin

Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is.

Daniel Boone

Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention.

Simone Weil

You don't seem to realize that a poor person who is unhappy is in a better position than a rich person who is unhappy. Because the poor person has hope. He thinks money would help.

Jean Kerr

Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes.

Bertolt Brecht

It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the mule of politics that engenders nothing

Benjamin Disraeli

I have very poor and unhappy brains for drinking: I could well wish courtesy would invent some other custom of entertainment

William Shakespeare

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

Mark Twain

Many years ago in a period commonly know as Next Friday Afternoon, there lived a King who was very Gloomy on Tuesday mornings because he was so Sad thinking about how Unhappy he had been on Monday and how completely Mournful he would be on Wednesday

Thomas

Unhappy is the fate of one who tries to win his battles and succeed in his attacks without cultivating the spirit of enterprise, for the result is waste of time and general stagnation.

Sun Tzu

Nuns and married women are equally unhappy, if in different ways

Christina of Sweden

To be unhappy is only half the misfortune to be pitied is misery complete

Arthur Schnitzler

Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow.

Thomas Campion

Not necessity, not desire /no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything /health, food, a place to live, entertainment /they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any-after all, most people are unhappy, don't you think?

Philip Larkin

Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described - and will be, after our deaths - by each of the family members who believe they know us.

Gloria Steinem

I look at what I have and think myself unhappy; others look at what I have and think me happy

Joseph Roux

No-one is completely unhappy at the failure of his best friend

Groucho Marx

Women get more unhappy the more they try to liberate themselves.

Brigitte Bardot

I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside.

Ingrid Bergman

Most successes are unhappy. That's why they are successes - they have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving something that the world will notice.

Agatha Christie
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