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Happiness Quotes

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions. Alfred Lord Tennyson
The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage. Thucydides
If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved. Maurice Chevalier
Many search for happiness as we look for a hat we wear on our heads. Nikolaus Lenus
The secret of happiness in not in what one likes to do, but in what one has to do. James M. Barrie
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved. Victor Hugo
If happiness truly consisted of physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow. William Lyon Phelps
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. Herman Cain
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. William Cowper
Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine. Ruth Fulton Benedict
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. Denis Waitley
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. C. S. Lewis
Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing. George Sheehan
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo
If one speaks or acts with a cruel mind, misery follows, as the cart follows the horse... If one speaks or acts with a pure mind, happiness follows, as a shadow follows its source. the Dhammapada
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom, that he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he who thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool. C. C. Colton
We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve. Maxwell Maltz, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them. William Blake
Love is a condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. Robert Anson Heinlein
When one door of happiness closes another opens; but we often look so long at the closed one that we do not see the one which has opened for us. Helen Keller, Quote of the day book
( quotes are updated each month )