happiness quotes

Beauty is the promise of happiness.Edmund Burke

The secret of happiness is something to do.John Burroughs

Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.Robert Burton

What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.Leo Buscaglia

The principle we call self-love never seeks anything external for the sake of the thing, but only as a means of happiness or good: particular affections rest in the external things themselves.Joseph Butler

The sum of the whole is plainly this: The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect only to the present world, is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness he can for himself in the present world.Joseph Butler

I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness.Lord Byron

Happiness and virtue rest upon each other; the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are usually the best.Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness.Cab Calloway

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?Albert Camus

Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.Albert Camus

The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done.Thomas Carlyle

It were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.Thomas Carlyle

Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.Dale Carnegie

The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .Dale Carnegie

I think essentially the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result. I think it's kinda the process and I think that if you can find happiness in the process then maybe that's it.Charisma Carpenter

Make space in your life, space for health and happiness.Kris Carr

I have often met with happiness after some imprudent step which ought to have brought ruin upon me, and although passing a vote of censure upon myself I would thank God for his mercy.Giacomo Casanova

That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.Willa Cather

Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.Oswald Chambers