Famous Happiness Quotes

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There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.

Freya Madeline Stark

There is a courage of happiness as well as a courage of sorrow.

Alfred Adler

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

Sir Francis Bacon

There is an alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness.

Pearl Buck

There is an eternal love between the water drop and the leaf. When you look at them, you can see that they both shine out of happiness.

Mehmet Murat ildan

There is an unlimited amount of power to be found in simplicity. Keep your intent and action simple and the doors of success, happiness, and abundance will fly open for you."

Steve Maraboli

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good life is to live.

Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

There is no happiness where there is no wisdom No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise.

Sophocles

There is no happiness where there is no wisdom;
No wisdom but in submission to the gods.
Big words are always punished,
And proud men in old age learn to be wise.

Sophocles, Antigone

There is no true love save in suffering, and in this world we have to choose either love, which is suffering, or happiness. Man is the more man -- that is, the more divine -- the greater his capacity for suffering, or rather, for anguish.

Miguel de Unamuno

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

Eykis

There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

There is only one happiness in life -- to love and to be loved.

George Sand

There is only one happiness in life, to love and to be loved.

George Sand

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.

Epictetus

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 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

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