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Happiness Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Happiness:

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

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at all.
~ Jean de La Bruyere.

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
~ Frederick Keonig.

"Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.
~ A.A. Milne.

What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.
~ Colette.

What I'm looking for is a blessing that's not in disguise.
~ Kitty O'Neill Collins.

When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.
~ Sophocles.

When I do not walk in the clouds I walk as though I were lost.
~ Antonio Porchia,Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin.

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

When you're really happy, the birds chirp and the sun shines even on cold dark winter nights - and flowers will bloom on a barren land.
~ Grey Livingston.

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

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
~ Phillips Brooks.

Happiness is the resultant of the relative strengths of positive and negative feelings rather than an absolute amount of one or the other.
~ Norman Bradburn.

Happiness is the soundtrack of my life.
~ Grey Livingston.

Happiness is the sublime moment when you get out of your corsets at night.
~ Joyce Grenfell.

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

If you want to be happy, be.
~ Leo Tolstoy.

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
~ Dalai Lama.

In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness - otherwise how would you know when you're happy?
~ Leslie Caron.

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
~ St. Augustine.

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