happiness quotes

There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy.Chanakya

The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.Chanakya

Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.Anton Chekhov

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

An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.Lydia M. Child

Try to put your happiness before anyone else's, because you may never have done so in your entire life, if you really think about it, if you are really honest with yourself.Margaret Cho

Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted.Deepak Chopra

Everyday interactions we have with other people are definitely contagious, in terms of happiness.Nicholas A. Christakis

The path I am trying so hard to follow is in fact the one that God my Father and His Son Jesus Christ want me to pursue. It has brought me deep happiness.Clayton Christensen

Happiness is the absence of suffering. I think it's an interesting way of looking at it. I think the absence of suffering exists very rarely in the world we live in.Julie Christie

Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.Emile M. Cioran

Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect.Adam Clarke

See to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you.James Freeman Clarke

I will never forget my beautiful days with you in Shanklin, they are certainly the most pleasant ones of my life. Look, I have tears in my eyes just to think about it. I am furious to be here, it is the end of happiness for a whole year.Camille Claudel

Happiness, or misery, is in the mind. It is the mind that lives.William Cobbett

I try to stress to my children that buying something never leads to true happiness.Harlan Coben

Of course, to have money is just great because you can do what you think is important to you. I always was a rich person because money's not related to happiness.Paulo Coelho

The older I get, the more I see that there really aren't huge zeniths of happiness or a huge abyss of darkness as much as there used to be. I tend to walk a middle ground.Paula Cole

I find that the older I get, the more I see that there really aren't huge zeniths of happiness or a huge abyss of darkness as much as there used to be.Paula Cole

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.Samuel Taylor Coleridge