Famous Happiness Quotes

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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

Days passing with discovery are the days of real happiness.

Mehmet Murat ildan

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 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

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

Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.

Mary Cholmondeley

Every house takes its light from the happiness inside the house! No happiness, no light!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Every issue or matter has an option or rather you do have an option. Yes! you heard me right. You can choose either life or death, success or failure, riches or poverty, excellence or mediocrity, grace or disgrace, forgiveness or unforgivingness, righteousness or unrighteousness, covetousness or contentedness, morality or immorality, patience or impatience, fame or obscurity, peace or war, wisdom or foolishness, strenght or weakness, knowledge or ignorance, understanding or misunderstanding, respect or disrespect, literacy or illiteracy, kindness or unkindess, unity or disunity, hopefulness or hopelessness, construction or destruction, salvation or damnation, encouragement or discouragement, greatness or commonness, fastness or dullness, hell or haven, light or darkness, God or satan, increase or decrease, appreciation or depreciation, gratitude or ingratitude, humility or pride, loyalty or disloyalty, gentleness or ungentleness, love or hatred, faithfulness or unfaithfulness, generosity or stinginess, fidelity or infidelity, honesty or dishonesty, courage or cowardice, happiness or unhappiness, compassion or cruelty, Godliness or ungodliness, justice or injustice. However, all of the above illustrations evidently shows that, you have the willpower to choose either the positive or the negative aspect of every issue or matter in life. As well, the world is in your oyster i.e. you are in a position to choose or enjoy a broad range of opportunities/options. But, I urge you as usual. Dare to choose the positive aspect of anything rather than the negative aspect of it. Even if/when you are in dilemma.

Emeasoba George

Everyday happiness means getting up in the morning, and you can't wait to finish your breakfast. You can't wait to do your exercises. You can't wait to put on your clothes. You can't wait to get out -- and you can't wait to come home, because the soup is hot.

George Burns

Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine.

Ruth Fulton Benedict

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