Happiness Quotes (2906)

Quotes and citations about happiness

The transition was difficult. It's hard to stop something that you've enjoyed and that has been very rewarding... view

By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The balance of private good and general welfare is at the bottom of civilized morals.. view

By: Lascelles Abercrombie

What I enjoy most is travelling to different places and meeting new people. For me, it's all about life experiences, and I'm very grateful that acting allows me so many interesting and fulfilling ones... view

By: Jensen Ackles

The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities... view

By: John Acton

I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards... view

By: Amy Adams

The happiness of society is the end of government... view

By: John Adams

Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it... view

By: Richard Adams

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover... view

By: Joseph Addison

Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness.. view

By: Joseph Addison

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for... view

By: Joseph Addison

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world... view

By: Joseph Addison

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions... view

By: Joseph Addison

The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking... view

By: George Ade

There has also been much love, joy, evidence of admiration, there has never been one without the other... view

By: Isabelle Adjani

We measure our enjoyments by the sum expended... view

By: Felix Adler

Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love... view

By: Mortimer Adler

The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction... view

By: Mortimer Adler

A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it... view

By: Theodor Adorno

Happiness is obsolete: uneconomic... view

By: Theodor Adorno

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times... view

By: Aeschylus

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief... view

By: Aeschylus

And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness.. view

By: Aeschylus

People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves... view

By: Aesop

I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship... view

By: Ben Affleck

They wanted me to do Scream 2, and I hate talking about movies I turned down, because it sounds judgmental. There's nothing wrong with horror movies. I enjoy watching them. The main reason I turn a part down is if I think I won't be good... view

By: Casey Affleck

I think one of the greatest joys I have now in my career and in my profession is to be playing at an age where I can appreciate it more than I used to... It's a whole different lens you look through the older you get... view

By: Andre Agassi

A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government... view

By: Spiro T. Agnew

Our sages of blessed memory have said that we must not enjoy any pleasure in this world without reciting a blessing... view

By: Shmuel Y. Agnon

Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs, that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues, saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary... view

By: Kamal Ahmed

I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel... view

By: Daniel Akaka

Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys, and eagerly pursues imaginary joys... view

By: Mark Akenside

The whole period has taught me that I enjoy being part of an ensemble rather than just a front man. Don't get me wrong - I enjoy that too, but I get more enjoyment out of really listening to everyone... view

By: Damon Albarn

I don't really care how I am remembered as long as I bring happiness and joy to people... view

By: Eddie Albert

For less than the cost of a Big Mac, fries and a Coke, you can buy a loaf of fresh bread and some good cheese or roast beef, which you will enjoy much more... view

By: Steve Albini

Many rock musicians are excellent cooks, I've found, and those that are prefer to eat their own cooking in the studio. I encourage this behavior as I also enjoy the benefits of fresh food... view

By: Steve Albini

The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum what the man is able to give... view

By: Alexander Alekhine

I would work with any one of them again in a heartbeat because it was joyous and incredibly easy... view

By: Jason Alexander

Hence, in desiring, the more the enjoyment is delayed, the more fancy begins to weave about the object images of future fruition, and to clothe the desired object with properties calculated to inflame the impulse... view

By: Samuel Alexander

It may be added, to prevent misunderstanding, that when I speak of contemplated objects in this last phrase as objects of contemplation, the act of contemplation itself is of course an enjoyment... view

By: Samuel Alexander

I am just a person who is human, down to earth enjoying life... whatever god blesses you with. Enjoying life for me is just normal... view

By: Mohamed Al-Fayed