Happiness Quotes

Happiness Quotes

helen keller, happiness

Heller Keller – Happiness quote

A collection of my favorite quotes about happiness, first a nice little video with some quotes in it, then the collection, as always have a happy day my friends ~ Rev Kane

Happiness quotes video link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hh-EgTOxZM

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.  Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.  ~H. Jackson Browne

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier.  The way it actually works is the reverse.  You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.  ~Margaret Young

Jumping for joy is good exercise.  ~Author Unknown

Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own.  ~Johann Pestalozzi

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, Afterthoughts, 1931

We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook

Seeking happiness, I passed many travelers headed in the opposite direction, seeking happiness.  ~Robert Brault

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 ~ Helen Keller

Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys.  If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.  ~Fyodor Dostoevsky

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

Happiness is a form of courage.  ~Holbrook Jackson

It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.  ~Berkely Breathed

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

Is it not clear, however, that bliss and envy are the numerator and denominator of the fraction called happiness?  ~Yevgeny Zamyatin

The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.  ~Charles L. Morgan

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

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.  ~Chinese Proverb

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

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.  ~Thornton Wilder

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.  ~Mahatma Gandhi

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.  ~Robert Brault

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.  ~Hosea Ballou

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.  ~Epictetus

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?  ~Albert Camus
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.  ~William Feather

I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse.  I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.  ~J.D. Salinger

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.  ~Marcel Proust

The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash.  ~Author Unknown

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About revmichaelkane

Reverend Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His most recent book about hiking and happiness is Appalachian Trail Happiness available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon
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