Happy Quotes and Sayings - Page 10
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
What is the worth of anything, But for the happiness ’twill bring?”
Richard Owen Cambridge
You need to learn to be happy by nature, because you’ll seldom have the chance to be happy by circumstance.
Lavetta Sue Wegman
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are.
Charles de Montesquieu
To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.
Charles Caleb Colton
Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
By all means marry: If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness.. it is generally the by-product of other activities.
People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
At times in my life the only place I have been happy is when I am on stage.
We must dare to be happy, and dare to confess it, regarding ourselves always as the depositories, not as the authors of our own job.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Many people are extremely happy, but are absolutely worthless to society.
There are no great things, only small things with great love. Happy are those.
Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.
G. K. Chesterton
I’m happy to be alive, I’m happy to be who I am.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions, and not our circumstances.
Through our willingness to help others we can learn to be happy rather than depressed.
Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
If we agree that the bottom line of life is happiness, not success, then it makes perfect sense to say that it is the journey that counts, not reaching the destination.
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
You can be happy where you are.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire.
Make us happy and you make us good.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us – of becoming happy – is not attainable: yet we may not – nay, cannot – give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.