Quotes on Happiness

Happy Quotes

  If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.  ~Bertrand Russell

The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment.  ~Doug Larson

Cheerfulness is what greases the axles of the world.  Don't go through life creaking.  ~H.W. Byles

My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.  ~William Shakespeare

We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

As people spin faster and faster in the pursuit of merely personal happiness, they become exhausted in the futile effort of chasing themselves.  ~Andrew Delbanco

Happiness is the feeling you're feeling when you want to keep feeling it.  ~Author Unknown

Joy is a flower that blooms when you do.  ~Author Unknown

So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some.  ~Booth Tarkington

Jumping for joy is good exercise.  ~Author Unknown

Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy.  ~Gretta Brooker Palmer

Happiness is a way station between too little and too much.  ~Channing Pollock, Mr. Moneypenny

The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.  ~Charles L. Morgan

Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.  ~Iris Murdoch

Happiness is... usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.  ~Thomas Szasz

When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.  ~Niccolo Machiavelli

You cannot always have happiness, but you can always give happiness.  ~Author Unknown

The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.  ~Ernest Dimnet

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.  ~Chinese Proverb

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.  ~George Bernard Shaw, Candida, 1898

A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.  ~Seneca

One filled with joy preaches without preaching.  ~Mother Teresa

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