Famous Happiness Quotes

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The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of the common man.

Lord William Beveridge

The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.

William Ellery Channing

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.

John Mason Brown

The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.

C. P. Snow

The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth.

Malcolm Muggeridge

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colourless when unbroken.


The real and genuine wisdom that man can benefit most is the one which leads to everlasting happiness after death ,anything else is vanity.


The road to happiness has never been a straight one, and yet, it is the only road worth traveling, no matter how curvy or rocky it is!

Mehmet Murat ildan

The secret of happiness in not in what one likes to do, but in what one has to do.

James M. Barrie

The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage.


The secret of happiness is this: Let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather that hostile.

Bertrand Russell

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.

F. H. Bradley

The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.

Al Batt

The Sun has no chance to be nobody and that is the punishment for being a sun! If you can be nobody just like a humble tree in a silent forest, you can find the happiness too!

Mehmet Murat ildan

The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved.

Victor Hugo

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.

Victor Hugo

The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.

Smiley Blanton

The value of a moment is immeasurable. The power of just ONE moment can propel you to success and happiness or chain you to failure and misery."

Steve Maraboli

The way you let your hand rest in mine, my bewitching Sweetheart, fills me with happiness. It is the perfection of confiding love. Everything you do, the little unconscious things in particular, charms me and increases my sense of nearness to you, identification with you, till my heart is full to overflowing.

Woodrow Wilson

The wise man, knowing how to enjoy achieved results without having constantly to replace them with others, finds in them an attachment to life in the hour of difficulty. But the man who has always pinned all his hopes on the future and lived with his eyes fixed upon it, has nothing in the past as a comfort against the present's afflictions, for the past was nothing to him but a series of hastily experienced stages. What blinded him to himself was his expectation always to find further on the happiness he had so far missed. Now he is stopped in his tracks; from now on nothing remains behind or ahead of him to fix his gaze upon.

Émile Durkheim

The word "happiness" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.

Carl Jung

The world may not care about you! Cope with this fact! Stand strong like a rock! Keep walking; the road to happiness will mysteriously appear before you!

Mehmet Murat ildan

There are two things in life that money cannot buy: health and happiness. Aside from that, it does an excellent job.

Perry Brass

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