Famous Happiness Quotes

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I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.

Arthur Rimbaud

I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.

Edward Gibbon

I wish you all the good and charm that life can offer. Think of me kindly, and rest assured that no one would more rejoice to hear of your happiness.

Ludwig van Beethoven

I wish you music to help with the burdens of life ,and to help you release your happiness to others.

Ludwig van Beethoven

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

I'll say it again, for every moment you're with the wrong person, you are robbing yourself and the right person of the opportunity to find real happiness.

Ingrid Weir

If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he entitled to happiness?

Stanislaw Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts"

If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.

Bertrand Russell

If an illusion makes a man happy, destroy that illusion! Because happiness must come via the truth!

Mehmet Murat ildan

If frugality were established in the state, and if our expenses were laid out to meet needs rather than superfluities of life, there might be fewer wants, and even fewer pleasures, but infinitely more happiness.

Oliver Goldsmith

If happiness could be brought, few of us could pay the price.

Author Unknown

If happiness truly consisted of physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow.

William Lyon Phelps

If my heart can become pure and simple like that of a child, I think there probably can be no greater happiness than this.

Kitaro Nishida

If one speaks or acts with a cruel mind, misery follows, as the cart follows the horse... If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows, as a shadow follows its source.

The Dhammapada

If our inward griefs were written on our brows, how many who are envied now would be pitied. It would seem that they had their deadliest foe in their own breast, and their whole happiness would be reduced to mere seeming.

Metastasio

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.

Bertrand Russell

If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.

A. Edward Newton

If thou desirest ease in this life, keep thy secrets undisclosed, like the modest rosebud. Take warning from that lovely flower, which, by expanding its hitherto hidden beauties when in full bloom, gives its leaves and its happiness to the winds.

Persian

If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.

Anais Nin

If you are happy, don't analyse your happiness, don't ask questions and don't even think about it; just live it to the fullest!

Mehmet Murat ildan

If you are looking for happiness, then you know nothing about it at all.

Vikrant Parsai

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

Julie-Jeanne-Eleonore de Lespinasse

If you find a reason for your happiness, you will never be happy.

Vikrant Parsai

If you find serenity and happiness, some people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.

Mother Teresa

If you see a door to happiness, do not waste your time knocking it, just open the door and walk in!

Mehmet Murat ildan

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