Famous Happiness Quotes

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There is this difference between happiness and wisdom, that he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he who thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.

C. C. Colton

There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better we find comfort somewhere.

Jane Austen

There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.

Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

There’s a strong Republican and conservative case to be made in favor of the right to marry,” Ken Mehlman told the room. “If we are all endowed by a creator with unalienable rights including the pursuit of happiness, how can that not include marrying the person you love?”

Ken Mehlman

They must change who would be constant in happiness and wisdom.

Confucius

They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.

Confucius

This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can't be happy as a success, it's very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure.

Michael Korda

This very moment is a seed from which the flowers of tomorrow's happiness grow.

Margaret Lindsey

Those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness: on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit followed not as a means, but as itself an ideal end. Aiming at something else, they find happiness by the way.

John Stuart Mill

Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad.

Norm Papernick

Though the most beautiful creature were waiting for me at the end of a journey or a walk; though the carpet were of silk, the curtains of the morning clouds; the chairs and sofa stuffed with cygnet's down; the food manna, the wine beyond claret, the window opening on Winander Mere, I should not feel --or rather my happiness would not be so fine, as my solitude is sublime.

John Keats

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

Buddha

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Joseph Addison

Time waits for no one. There is only one time for happiness and the time is NOW!"

Steve Maraboli

Tis a good thing to laugh at any rate, and if a straw can tickle a man, it is an instrument of happiness.

Chamfort

To be happy in absolute terms, along with our happiness, all the world must be happy so that we don't have to worry for anyone!

Mehmet Murat ildan

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

Gustave Flaubert

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.

Bertrand Russell

To describe happiness is to diminish it.

Stendhal

To fill the hour-that is happiness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

John Dewey

To love and be loved is the great happiness of existence.

Sydney Smith

To reduce the imagination to a state of slavery --even though it would mean the elimination of what is commonly called happiness --is to betray all sense of absolute justice within oneself. Imagination alone offers me some intimation of what can be.

André Breton

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

True happiness doesn't come from having/possessing all that you want/need. Yes, it simply comes from appreciating/enjoying all that you've got already.

Emeasoba George

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