Happiness Quotes

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
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
– Robert Baden-Powell
Lots of people I know have bootlegged tapes of performances and if they play it I will be transported back sometimes with happiness, sometimes with horror.
– Chris Bailey
One's happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels.
– Liberty Hyde Bailey
There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness.
– Liberty Hyde Bailey
Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
– Hosea Ballou
Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
– Hosea Ballou
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
– Honore de Balzac
You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace.
– Ernie Banks
Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.
– John Barrymore
Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
– Georges Bataille
There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.
– Charles Baudelaire
The idea that happiness could have a share in beauty would be too much of a good thing.
– Walter Benjamin
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
– Arnold Bennett
Happiness is like a cat, If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you; it will never come. But if you pay not attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing against your legs and jumping into your lap.
– William John Bennett
If you have not taken the time to define what happiness means to you, what have your spent your whole life pursuing?
– Bo Bennett
While we are focusing on fear, worry, or hate, it is not possible for us to be experiencing happiness, enthusiasm or love.
– Bo Bennett