September 20, 2016

Happiness Quotes

“…happiness (is) an inner state, wholly spiritual, independent… of worldly possession.” – A. J. Cronin
“What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?” – Adam smith
“If the chief of human happiness arises from the consciousness of being beloved, as I believe it does, these sudden changes of fortune seldom contribute much to happiness.” – Adam smith
“But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a person and life they lead.” – Albert Camus
“God isn’t compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.” – Aldous Huxley
“Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people’s happiness.” – Aldous Huxley
“Well, I’d rather be unhappy than have the sort of false, lying happiness you were having here.” – Aldous Huxley
“Universal happiness keeps the wheels steadily turning; truth and beauty can’t.” – Aldous Huxley
“Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.” – Aldous Huxley
“It is not the level of prosperity that makes for happiness but the kinship of heart to heart and the way we look at the world. Both attitudes are within our power… a man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy, and no one can stop him.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
“The danger, of course, is that we spend time imagining that we would be happier elsewhere, and forget to cultivate happiness where fate has placed us.” – Alexander Mccall Smith
“It is sometimes easier to be happy if you don’t know everything.” – Alexander Mccall Smith
“Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think.” – Alexander Pope
“Habit is Heaven’s own redress: it takes the place of happiness.” – Alexander Pushkin
“Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.” – Alexandre Dumas
“There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more” – Alexandre Dumas
“Happiness may have but one night, as glory but one day.” – Alfred de Musset
“The constant happiness is curiosity.” – Alice Munro
“Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.” – Alice Walker
“Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.” – Ambrose Bierce
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