Famous Happiness Quotes

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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

If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.

Maurice Chevalier

In a beautiful morning, walking barefoot to the work through the green fields with the company of the singing birds... and there you shall meet the real happiness!

Mehmet Murat ildan

In case you don't know, no one else is responsible for your happiness except your own self. Yes! you heard me right. So, always be happy and never sad.

Emeasoba George

In our daily lives, we must see That it is not happiness that makes us grateful, But the gratefulness that makes us happy.

Unknown

In the height of thy prosperity expect adversity, but fear it not. If it come not, thou art the more sweetly possessed of the happiness thou hast, and the more strongly confirmed. If it come, thou art the more gently dispossessed of the happiness thou hadst, and the more firmly prepared.

Francis Quarles

In the sandal-tree are serpents, in the water lotus flowers, but crocodiles also; even virtues are marred by the vicious?in all enjoyments there is something which impairs our happiness.

The Hitopadesa

In this world, however little happiness may have been our portion, yet have we no desire to die. Whether he can speak of life as cheerful and delicate, or as full of pain, anxiety, and sorrow, never yet have I seen one who wished to die.

Firdausi

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.

Saint Augustine

Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving to the citizen as much freedom of action and of being, as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.

James Fenimore Cooper

Intelligence is the airport; will power is the airplane; man is the passenger and happiness is the destination!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Is it not the glory of the people of America, that, whilst they have paid a decent regard to the opinions of former times and other nations, they have not suffered a blind veneration for antiquity, for custom, or for names, to overrule the suggestions of their own good sense, the knowledge of their own situation, and the lessons of their own experience? To this manly spirit, posterity will be indebted for the possession, and the world for the example, of the numerous innovations displayed on the American theatre, in favor of private rights and public happiness.

James Madison

It is a source of happiness to see the elderly working in their garden or looking from their windows! It is so good to see them alive and well!

Mehmet Murat ildan

It is always possible to be happy by ignoring the sufferings of the millions! People with high conscience can never attain this kind of insensitive happiness!

Mehmet Murat ildan

It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy.

Philip Sidney

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.

Thomas Paine

It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

Agnes Repplier

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.

W. Somerset Maugham

It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very much about our own pleasures. We can only have the highest happiness such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves.

George Eliot

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed.

Kin Hubbard

It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Kin Hubbard

It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.

Desiderius Erasmus

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