Famous Happiness Quotes

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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 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 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

True happiness doesn't come from having/possessing all you've ever wished to have/acquire. Rather, it simply comes from appreciating/enjoying all you've got presently/already.

Emeasoba George

True Happiness doesn't/won't come to you/anyone on it's own. Yes, you have to choose it over and over again. Regardless of whatever that dares/tries to sadden you.

Emeasoba George

True happiness emanates from nothing/nowhere else but from/by deciding/refusing never to be worried about your anxieties/lacks/needs/deficiencies. And then, resolving wholly to cast all your anxieties/lacks/needs/deficiencies upon God who has long said/promised to carry/take care of all your anxieties/needs/lacks/deficiencies scripture reference (1st Peter 5 : 7).

Emeasoba George

True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents.

John W. Gardner

True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.

Joseph Addison

True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one's self, but the point is not only to get out, you must stay out and to stay out you must have some absorbing errand.

Henry James

True happiness... arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self.

Joseph Addison

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age, and to imagine right up to the brink of death that life is only beginning. I think that is the only way to keep adding to one's talent, to one's affections, and one's inner happiness.

George Sand

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