Quotes on Happiness

Quotes on Happiness

If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time. Edith Wharton

 

It is difficult to tell which gives some couples the most happiness, the minister who marries them, or the judge who divorces them. Mary Wilson Little

 

Happiness, like youth and health, is rarely appreciated until it is past. Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

 

Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little. Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

 

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness. Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

 

Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness. Bertrand Russell

 

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. Eric Hoffer

 

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

It is neither wealth or splendor but tranquility and occupation which give happiness. Thomas Jefferson

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Mark Twain

 

Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change. Bertrand Russell

 

Happiness is a mystery like religion, and should never be rationalized. G. K. Chesterton

 

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness. George Santayana

 

The great source of pleasure is variety. Samuel Johnson

 

To be able to throw oneself away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman’s smile that is happiness. Herman Hesse

 

We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy. Cyril Connolly

Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. James M. Barrie

 

Happiness is a warm puppy. Charles M. Schulz

 

Happiness is a warm gun. John Lennon and Paul McCartney

 

A man’s happiness or unhappiness depends as much on his temperament as on his destiny. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved. Victor Hugo

 

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth. George Bernard Shaw

 

Happiness is speechless. George William Curtis

 

The only really happy folk are married women and single men. H. L. Mencken

 

The happiest person is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

It is the inalienable right of all to be happy. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

 

Happiness makes up in height for what is lacks in length. Robert Frost

 

When I was young, I used to think that wealth and power would bring me happiness…I was right. Gahan Wilson

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