Happiness Quotes (2917)

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.

By : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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

By : Lascelles Abercrombie

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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.

By : Jensen Ackles

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

By : John Acton

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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.

By : Amy Adams

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The happiness of society is the end of government.

By : John Adams

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

By : Richard Adams

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

By : Joseph Addison

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Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness

By : Joseph Addison

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

By : Joseph Addison

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

By : Joseph Addison

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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.

By : Joseph Addison

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

By : George Ade

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

By : Isabelle Adjani

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We measure our enjoyments by the sum expended.

By : Felix Adler

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

By : Mortimer Adler

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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.

By : Mortimer Adler

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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.

By : Theodor Adorno

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Happiness is obsolete: uneconomic.

By : Theodor Adorno

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Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.

By : Aeschylus

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

By : Aeschylus

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

By : Aeschylus

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People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.

By : Aesop

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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.

By : Ben Affleck

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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.

By : Casey Affleck

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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.

By : Andre Agassi

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

By : Spiro T. Agnew

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

By : Shmuel Y. Agnon

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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.

By : Kamal Ahmed

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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.

By : Daniel Akaka

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

By : Mark Akenside

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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.

By : Damon Albarn

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

By : Eddie Albert

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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.

By : Steve Albini

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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.

By : Steve Albini

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

By : Alexander Alekhine

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

By : Jason Alexander

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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.

By : Samuel Alexander

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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.

By : Samuel Alexander

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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.

By : Mohamed Al-Fayed

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