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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.

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

You need to learn to be happy by nature, because you'll seldom have the chance to be happy by circumstance.
~ Lavetta Sue Wegman.

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
~ Albert Camus.

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, 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.

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

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, www.robertbrault.com.

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.

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

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