Famous Happiness Quotes

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We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable that all men are created equal and independent, that from that equal creation they derive rights inherent and inalienable, among which are the preservation of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

We must have the courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.

Maxwell Maltz

What do I do? I am so sick of being alone. Not having someone else who can share my company. No one to go to when I’m alone or feeling down. Everyone else has had someone at one point. Felt the joy of another human’s touch. But not I. For I have yet to feel the warm embrace of the opposite sex. Still with no idea what a simple kiss is like. And yet there are others who partake in far greater bounties than I can ever imagine. Worse yet, they lack intelligence and haven’t the slightest idea what they have. They take things for granted and don’t have a care in the world. But it is all fine in the end. For there is an eternal balance to everything that happens. They may have their forbidden fruit, but it is that very thing that has poisoned their minds and made them oblivious to the truths of life. The hidden wonders that can only be learned over time. Between the two I prefer my scenario. I may miss out on wonderful bounties now, but they become available to everyone eventually. And I am very patient. Besides, by waiting just a little longer I can understand things now that will take them years to even think of. I count myself lucky. If not in society’s eye but in my eye. Because I know that in the future everything will work out for the better. Such is the way of things to always have a balance. One day I will be with that person. That one special someone to share my life and happiness with. So, what do I do? Well, I am going to wait. Not forever, but for that opportune time when I know I will be able to change everything. I will wait and endure the status quo to one day experience the balance. I have told you what I will do. Now, what will you do?

Anonymous

When one door of happiness closes, another one opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Helen Keller

When one door of happiness closes, another opens but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

Helen Keller

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

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

Saint Augustine

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

Bryant McGill

You laugh, and the world laughs with you. You cry, and you cry alone. You sing, and the mountains would echo you. You sigh, and it's lost in air. You rejoice, and the world will seek you. You grieve, and the world will walk away. You can be in sync with the world, its people and nature around you. You are the origin, and you are the center of your happiness and well being. So be thankful and enjoy life, each and every day as it comes to you. Cheer up, my friend!

Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate

You may just miss an awesome ride if you only look at happiness as a destination.

Ingrid Weir

You say that my way of thinking cannot be tolerated? What of it? The man who alters his way of thinking to suit others is a fool. My way of thinking is the result of my reflections. It is part of my inner being, the way I am made. I do not contradict them, and would not even if I wished to. For my system, which you disapprove of, is also my greatest comfort in life, the source of all my happiness --- it means more to me than my life itself.

Marquis de Sade

Look to this day For it is life, the very life of life. For yesterday is but a dream And tomorrow is only a vision But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness And tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day Such is the salutation of the dawn.

Kalidasa

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself...True happiness is born of self-reliance.

The Laws of Manu

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

F. H. Bradley

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