Famous Happiness Quotes

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Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.

John Howe

Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.

Shelley

Check out the Declaration of Independence You think it promises happiness No no no, it talks about the pursuit of happiness. The PURSUIT We've become a nation of wimps We think we're entitled to everything, we want to legislate ourselves into some cozy little cocoon. Well, forget it, Nature Boy. There are no guarantees. Life is nasty, brutish, and short.

Jeff Melvoin

Climbing that ladder of social hierarchy is an illusion that deludes any sense of happiness or truth.

Brandon A. Trean

Cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They're icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings.

Mitchell Burgess

Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.

Bryant McGill

Days passing with discovery are the days of real happiness.

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

The Laws of Manu

Depend not on another, rather lean Upon thyself; trust to thine own exertions: Subjection to another?s will gives pain; True happiness consists in self-reliance.

Manu

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.

Henri Matisse

Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.

Aristotle

Do not focus on being happy, focus on doing something useful; afterwards, happiness will flow towards you!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Do not pursue what is illusory - property and position all that is gained at the expense of your nerves decade after decade and can be confiscated in one fell night. Live with a steady superiority over life - don't be afraid of misfortune, and do not yearn after happiness it is after all, all the same the bitter doesn't last forever, and the sweet never fills the cup to overflowing.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.

Plutarch

Do whatever comes your way as well as you can. Think as little as possible about yourself and as much as possible about other people and other things that are interesting. Put a good deal of thought into happiness that you are able to give.

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Do you want my one-word secret of happiness -- It's growth -- mental, financial, you name it.

Harold Geneen

Do you want my one-word secret of happiness--it's growth--mental, financial, you name it.

Harold S. Geneen

Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.

Josh Billings

Don’t allow problems of the past to clog your happiness. Work diligently to unravel yourself from your past history.

Vikrant Parsai

Each happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow.

George W. Douglas

Emancipate yourself from the issues of the past. I mean, stop living in your past life and mistakes . For, living in your past is most likely to ruin your present happiness and future success.

Emeasoba George

Enjoy thou the prosperity of others, Although thyself unprosperous; noble men Take pleasure in their neighbours? happiness.

Mahabharata

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.

Donald Robert Perry Marquis

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others

William Hazlitt

Every age has its happiness and troubles.

Jeanne Calment

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