Famous Happiness Quotes

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The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

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

It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

Forgiveness is the key to happiness.

A Course In Miracles

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The secret of happiness is something to do.

John Burroughs

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

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

Jane Austen

The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.

Ben Franklin

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.

F. H. Bradley

By heaven we understand a state of happiness infinite in degree, and endless in duration.

Benjamin Franklin

Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.

Maxim Gorky

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

Aristotle

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing.

George Sheehan

Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.

Author Unknown

Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness -- happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes, when you're lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love.

Saint Adela Rogers Johns

Each happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow.

George W. Douglas

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

Jane Austen

On Truth and Happiness........ The search is over as we begin.

Unknown

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, therefore guard accordingly and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue, and reasonable nature.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

Albert Schweitzer

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