Happiness Quotes

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.

Aeschylus

And happiness is thought to depend on leisure; for we are busy that we may have leisure, and make war that we may live in peace.

Aristotle

Happiest is he who expects no happiness from others. Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. So learn to love and give, and not to expect anything from others.

Meher Baba

The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

People exaggerate both happiness and unhappiness; we are never so fortunate nor so unfortunate as people say we are.

Honor de Balzac

You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you are not happy in one place, chances are you won\\\'t be happy anyplace.

Ernie Banks

When you look at your life the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.

Joyce Brothers

You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.

Ruth E. Renkl

Happiness, whether consisting in pleasure or virtue, or both, is more often found with those who are highly cultivated in their minds and in their character, and have only a moderate share of external goods, than among those who possess external goods to a useless extent but are deficient in higher qualities.

Aristotle

Happiest is he who expects no happiness from others. Love delights and glorifies in giving, not receiving. So learn to love and give, and not to expect anything from others.

Meher Baba

There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

He who laughs most, learns best.

John Marwood Cleese

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.

Francis Herbert Bradley

I learned from a very young age that if I pursued the things that truly excited me, that they would reward in more important ways, like happiness.

Brandon Boyd

Man enjoys the happiness he feels, woman the happiness she gives. This difference, so essential and yet so seldom noticed, has a marked difference on the whole of their respective behaviour. A man's pleasure is to satisfy desires, a woman's is chiefly to arouse them.

Pierre Ambroise Franois Choderlos de Laclos

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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