Famous Happiness Quotes

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

Benjamin Disraeli

All life passes like a fast flowing river and how strange to see that happiness increases this speed! Yes, a happy life passes faster!

Mehmet Murat ildan

All my life I've been harassed by questions: Why is something this way and not another? How do you account for that? This rage to understand, to fill in the blanks, only makes life more banal. If we could only find the courage to leave our destiny to chance, to accept the fundamental mystery of our lives, then we might be closer to the sort of happiness that comes with innocence.

Luis Buñuel

All that we are is made up of our thoughts; it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts. If a man speak or act with a pure thought, happiness will follow him, like a shadow that never leaves him.

The Dhammapada

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.

Buddha

All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.

Lord Byron

America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.

Louis D. Brandeis

America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.

Louis D. Brandeis

Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think.

Alexander Pope

An absent friend gives us friendly company when we are well assured of his happiness.

Goethe

An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.

Maurice Masterlinck

Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness, than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive.

C. C. Colton

Are you bored with life Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.

Dale Carnegie

As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relations with this best and truest friend of mankind, that his image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling And I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity...of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.

Thomas Mann

Bank on a life, saving towards the certainty of change Ledger all the happiness, pencil in to rearrange Withdraw all the worry Deposit all the faith Compound all the experience and Recognize when the payment is late.

Unknown

Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness.

William Ewart Gladstone

Beauty is the promise of happiness.

Stendhal

Bicycle means simplicity and simplicity means happiness!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Bitterness is tantamount to unforgivingness just like hatred is tantamount to murder. Thus, choose forgivingness and happiness over bitterness. Moreover, choose love and compassion over hatred.

Emeasoba George

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.

Albert Camus

Can wealth give happiness? look around and see, what gay distress! what splendid misery! Whatever fortunes lavishly can pour, the mind annihilates and calls for more.

Andrew Young

Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.

Rabbi Harold Kushner

Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living

Amanda Bradley

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

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