Robert A. HeinleinLove is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
Helen KellerWhen one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Nicholas SparksI finally understood what true love meant...love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.
Albert CamusYou will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
William ShakespeareBut O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
Bertrand RussellOf all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Clare Boothe LuceMoney can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you're being miserable.
Charles DickensI loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.
Henry Van DykeTo desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.
Orhan PamukWhen the whole world reads your books, is there any other happiness for a writer? I am happy that my books are read in 57 languages. But I am focused on Istanbul not because of Istanbul but because of humanity. Everyone is the same in the end.
Nathaniel HawthorneHappiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Thomas JeffersonI predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Victor HugoThe greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
AristotleHappiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Nicholas SparksPassion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there’s nothing to make it last.
Henry Van DykeHappiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
Drew BarrymoreI think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.
Katherine MansfieldAh, what happiness it is to be with people who are all happy, to press hands, press cheeks, smile into eyes.
Galileo GalileiYou can't teach anybody anything, only make them realize the answers are already inside them.
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
Audrey HepburnI heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
Daphne du MaurierHappiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
Andy RooneyEveryone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.
Thich Nhat HanhLetting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything - anger, anxiety, or possessions - we cannot be free.
George OrwellThe choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.
Thomas PaineIndependence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
Mary OliverHello, sun in my face. Hello you who made the morning and spread it over the fields...Watch, now, how I start the day in happiness, in kindness.
Jane AustenKnow your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.
Ayn RandMy happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.
Thich Nhat HanhMany people think excitement is happiness.... But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.
Mary ShelleyNo man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
J. D. SalingerThe fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and joy a liquid.
Marcel ProustHappiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.
Benjamin FranklinThe Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Bette MidlerI learned to accept the audience's happiness for me, which is one of the hardest things for me to learn.
Stephen KingAnd will I tell you that these three lived happily ever after? I will not, for no one ever does. But there was happiness. And they did live.
Ralph Waldo EmersonHappiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.
Leo TolstoyThey've got no idea what happiness is, they don't know that without this love there is no happiness or unhappiness for us--there is no life.
Milan KunderaAnd therein lies the whole of man's plight. Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.
Albert SchweitzerSuccess is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Thor HeyerdahlIt is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch.
Bram StokerOnce again...welcome to my house. Come freely. Go safely; and leave something of the happiness you bring.
Arthur SchopenhauerIt is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else.
EpictetusThere is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power or our will.
Charles M. SchulzHappiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep.
AristotleOne swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.
Aldous HuxleyHappiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Leo TolstoyPierre was right when he said that one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and I now believe in it. Let the dead bury the dead, but while I'm alive, I must live and be happy.
Anne FrankEarning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Daisaku IkedaIt is impossible to build one's own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings.
Joyce MeyerHappiness is not a feeling, it is a choice. To be happy, one must choose to be happy, not respond to a circumstance that now controls your happiness.
Jane AustenI am only resolved to act in that manner, which will, in my own opinion, constitute my happiness, without reference to you, or to any person so wholly unconnected with me.
Leo TolstoyThe whole world is divided for me into two parts: one is she, and there is all happiness, hope, light; the other is where she is not, and there is dejection and darkness...
Thich Nhat HanhThe present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. (21)
Leo TolstoySeize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.
Thich Nhat HanhThe source of love is deep in us and we can help others realize a lot of happiness. One word, one action, one thought can reduce another person’s suffering and bring that person joy.
William WilberforceIt is the true duty of every man to promote the happiness of his fellow creatures to the utmost of his power.
Khaled HosseiniI'm so afraid. Because I'm so profoundly happy. Happiness like this is frightening...They only let you this happy if they're preparing to take something from you.
F. Scott FitzgeraldSo he tasted the deep pain that is reserved only for the strong, just as he had tasted for a little while the deep happiness.