Famous Happiness Quotes

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For the uncontrolled there is no wisdom. For the uncontrolled there is no concentration, and for him without concentration, there is no peace. And for the unpeaceful how can there ever be happiness?

Unknown, The Bhagavad Gita

For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.

James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.

Free yourself from the complexities of your life! A life of simplicity and happiness awaits you."

Steve Maraboli

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.

Joseph Addison

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.

Eustace Budgell

Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.

Lord Essex

Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.

Elbert Hubbard

God does not judge us by the multitude of works we perform, but how well we do the work that is ours to do. The happiness of too many days is often destroyed by trying to accomplish too much in one day. We would do well to follow a common rule for our daily lives--DO LESS, AND DO IT BETTER.

Dr. Dale E. Turner

Great master Lao Tzu says that ‘The Master has no possessions. The more he does for others, the happier he is. The more he gives to others, the wealthier he is.’ Giving is indeed a very good source of happiness! One of the best treasures a man can give to someone is a good and sound idea; because birds can ascend into the sky only with wings, and men, only with good and sound ideas!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.

Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

Happiness a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

George Washington

Happiness and the absurd are two sons of the same earth. They are inseparable. It would be a mistake to say that happiness necessarily springs from the absurd. Discovery. It happens as well that the felling of the absurd springs from happiness. "I conclude that all is well," says Edipus, and that remark is sacred. It echoes in the wild and limited universe of man. It teaches that all is not, has not been, exhausted. It drives out of this world a god who had come into it with dissatisfaction and a preference for futile suffering. It makes of fate a human matter, which must be settled among men.

Albert Camus

Happiness cannot be found--it must be created anew everyday.

Jose Raul Bernardo, The Wise Women of Havana (HarperCollins, 2002)

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Denis Waitley

Happiness comes in small peaces. Stop looking for it, before you’ll get lost. Don’t expect too much, or you’ll make room for disappointment. Take life as it is and you’ll enjoy it!

Cristian Andrei Nica

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool.

John Mason Good

Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.

August Strindberg

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.

Theodore Isaac Rubin

Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's gardens.

Douglas Jerrold

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