Happiness quotes

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.

- Ayn Rand

Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

- Santayana, George

Be open to your happiness and sadness as they arise.

- Thomas, John M.

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.

- Bradley, Francis H.

Who is better, they who promote truth over happiness, or happiness over truth?

- Friedrich Nietzsche

The happy think a lifetime short, but to the unhappy one night can be an eternity.

- Lucian

Beauty is the promise of happiness.

- Stendhal, Henri B.

Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be damned is for one's ordinary everyday mode of consciousness to be unremitting agonizing preoccupation with self.

- Murdoch, Iris

Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product.

- Roosevelt, Eleanor

Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...

- Thomas Jefferson (The Declaration of Independence)

Philosophers should consider the fact that the greatest happiness principle can easily be made an excuse for a benevolent dictatorship. We should replace it by a more modest and more realistic principle -- the principle that the fight against avoidable misery should be a recognized aim of public policy, while the increase of happiness should be left, in the main, to private initiative.

- Popper, Karl

All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.

- Byron, Lord

They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.

- Confucius

Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs.

- Billings, Josh

Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness, than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive.

- C. C. Colton

If we cannot live so as to be happy, let us least live so as to deserve it.

- Immanuel Hermann Fichte

This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

- Chuck Sigars

Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.


Happiness is a way of praying.

- Jose Raul Bernardo

A wise woman never yields by appointment. It should always be an unforeseen happiness.

- Stendhal, Henri B.

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