Famous Happiness Quotes

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When we create something, we always create it first in a thought form. If we are basically positive in attitude, expecting and envisioning pleasure, satisfaction and happiness, we will attract and create people, situations, and events which conform to our positive expectations.

Shakti Gawain

When we hate our enemies, we are giving them power over us: power over our sleep, our appetites, our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness. Our enemies would dance with joy if only they knew how they were worrying us, lacerating us, and getting even with us! Our hate is not hurting them at all, but our hate is turning our own days and nights into a hellish turmoil.

Dale Carnegie

When we look upon others for happiness we diminish our very existance as individuals.

Precious

When we recall the past, we usually find that it is the simplest things -- not the great occasions -- that in retrospect give off the greatest glow of happiness.

Bob Hope

When we were told that by freedom we understood free enterprise, we did very little to dispel this monstrous falsehood. Wealth and economic well-being, we have asserted, are the fruits of freedom, while we should have been the first to know that this kind of happiness has been an unmixed blessing only in this country, and it is a minor blessing compared with the truly political freedoms, such as freedom of speech and thought, of assembly and association, even under the best conditions.

Hannah Arendt

When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

Albert Camus

When you have read the Bible, you will know it is the word of God, because you will have found it the key to your own heart, your own happiness, and your own duty.

Woodrow Wilson

When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.

Nicole Kidman, in The Scotsman

When you reliquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.

Nicole Kidman

When you see the flower of happiness on your way, don't take it immediately; sit and watch it and realise how rare it is!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...

Thomas Jefferson (The Declaration of Independence)

Whenever we wake up from a horrible nightmare, we don't immediately scream out of happiness.It takes a while to feel so safe and so good.

Mehmet Murat ildan

Where ambition ends happiness begins.

Author Unknown

Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure where your treasure, there your heart where your heart, there your happiness.

Saint Augustine

While people are struggling unhappily in the cities against the cruel authorities, a waterfall happily and cheerfully flows in the nature; there is happiness only if there is freedom!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Who is better, they who promote truth over happiness, or happiness over truth?

Friedrich Nietzsche

Why does this magnificent applied science, which saves work and makes life easier, bring us little happiness The simple answer runs because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.

Albert Einstein

Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations.

Jane Austen

Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation.

Jane Austen

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.

Sophocles

Wish for the happiness of your enemies, for if they are happy, they are your enemy no more.

Bryant McGill

Without relationships, no matter how much wealth, fame, power, prestige and seeming success by the standards and opinions of the world one has, happiness will constantly eluded him.

Sidney Madwed

World is brighter with the happiness of children.

Mehmet Murat ildan

Yesterday is a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore to this day.

Sanskrit Proverb

Yet ah why should they know their fateSince sorrow never comes too late,And happiness too swiftly flies.Thought would destroy their paradise.No more where ignorance is bliss,'Tis folly to be wise.

Thomas Gray

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