Happy Quotes and Sayings - Page 7
There is a French proverb: To live happy, live hidden. Where can Brigitte Bardot hide?
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith
To be perfectly happy it does not suffice to possess happiness, it is necessary to have deserved it.
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Ambrose Bierce (The Devil’s Dictionary)
Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Happiness is… usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
Better be happy than wise.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, And the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
George Bernard Shaw
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
Money won’t make you happy… but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions. The little soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment, countless infinitesimal of pleasure and genial feelings
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
Leonardo da Vinci
The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
Enjoy the present day, as distrusting that which is to follow.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come.
The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy.
When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy, which would be the case in a general state of equality.
Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.
Is it not clear, however, that bliss and envy are the numerator and denominator of the fraction called happiness?
Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They’re full of eagerness, zest, productivity. You can be, too.
Norman Vincent Peale
Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.