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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