Famous Happiness Quotes

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To have joy one must share it. Happiness was born a twin.

George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron

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

Unforgiveness/bitterness is self-destructive i.e. it's harmful to you/oneself. So, say NO to bitterness/unforgiveness and say YES to happiness/forgiveness.

Emeasoba George

Unforgivingness/bitterness is self-destructive i.e. it's harmful to oneself or rather to your own self. Thus, say NO to bitterness and unforgivingness and then say YES to happiness and forgiveness.

Emeasoba George

We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.

Maxwell Maltz

We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.

Aldous Huxley

We are taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they are of equal value as happiness excitement and inspiration.

Alanis Morissette

We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.

Maxwell Maltz, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.

George Bernard Shaw

We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

US Declaration of Independence

We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

US Declaration of Independence

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments ar

Thomas Jefferson

We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something outside ourselves.

Ethel Perry Andrus

We need to learn how to want what we have NOT to have what we want in order to get steady and stable Happiness

Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?

Adam Smith

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