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Happiness Quotes

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
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves. William Ellery Channing
The love of retirement has in all ages adhered closely to those minds which have been most enlarged by knowledge, or elevated by genius. Those who enjoyed everything generally supposed to confer happiness have been forced to seek it is the shades of privacy. Johnson
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride. Charles Caleb Colton
Not many can admit their fears, but those who can lead a fulfilling life of happiness knowing they hide nothing and need not to. Cyrus Corteise
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way. Eykis
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. Buddha
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love the greater the jealousy. Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Srange Land
The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mood of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change for happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up. Charles Langbridge Morgan
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise. Sophocles, Antigone
The secret of happiness in not in what one likes to do, but in what one has to do. James M. Barrie
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness. Lao-tzu
Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing. George Sheehan
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. Dale Carnegie
Look to this day For it is life, the very life of life. For yesterday is but a dream And tomorrow is only a vision But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness And tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day Such is the salutation of the dawn. Kalidasa
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him. Sren Aaby Kierkegaard
Many search for happiness as we look for a hat we wear on our heads. Nikolaus Lenus
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin. Lord Byron
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself. Plutarch
( quotes are updated each month )