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Happiness Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Happiness:

A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.
~ Bernard de Fontenelle.

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

A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.
~ Author Unknown.

All of us have had the experience of a sudden joy that came when nothing in the world had forewarned us of its coming - a joy so thrilling that if it was born of misery we remembered even the misery with tenderness.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Quotes, Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939, translated from French by Lewis Galantière.

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.

Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so.
~ John Stuart Mill,Autobiography, 1873.

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
~ Colette.

Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
~ François de La Rochefoucauld Quotes.

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
~ Albert Camus Quotes.

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes.

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

Eden is that old-fashioned house we dwell in every day
Without suspecting our abode until we drive away.
~ Emily Dickinson.

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
~ Robert Brault Quotes,

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
~ Jacques Prévert.

Every now and then,
when the world sits just right,
a gentle breath of heaven
fills my soul with delight...
~ Hazelmarie ‘Mattie’ Elliott, A Breath of Heaven.

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
~ Author Unknown.

Gather the crumbs of happiness and they will make you a loaf of contentment.
~ Author Unknown.

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes.

He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
~ Maxim Gorky.

Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
~ Ambrose Bierce Quotes, The Devil's Dictionary.

Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other. When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack.
~ Hazelmarie Elliott (“Mattie”).

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
~ Douglas Jerrold.

Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower.
~ Author Unknown.

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

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