Happiness Quotes


Caring about the happiness of others we find our own.
– Plato

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.
– Pearl S. Buck

Some cause happiness wherever they go others whenever they go.
– Oscar Wilde

Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
– Freya Madeline Stark

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
– Abraham Lincoln

Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.
– Unknown

Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
– Chuang Tzu
I don't really care how I am remembered as long as I bring happiness and joy to people.
– Eddie Albert
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.
– Greg Anderson
I don't get a sense of American pride. I just get a sense that everyone is here, battling the same thing - that around the world everybody's after the same thing, just some minor piece of happiness each day.
– Paul Thomas Anderson
Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
– Guillaume Apollinaire
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.
– Saint Thomas Aquinas
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
– Aristotle
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
– Saint Augustine
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
– Jane Austen
Heaven takes care that no man secures happiness by crime.
– Vittorio Alfieri
Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.
– Richard Bach
If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.
– Richard Bach