Happiness Quotes (2906)

Quotes and citations about happiness

I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists for its economic survival. We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it... view

By: Corrine Brown

Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort... view

By: Helen Gurley Brown

When I'm on stage, I'm trying to do one thing: bring people joy. Just like church does. People don't go to church to find trouble, they go there to lose it... view

By: James Brown

The conventional viewpoint says we need a jobs program and we need to cut welfare. Just the opposite! We need more welfare and fewer jobs... view

By: Jerry Brown

Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all... view

By: Jerry Brown

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose... view

By: John Mason Brown

I listen to some of the comments on WIP - they're playing parts of the press conference - and I can see where people would read into things. But if anyone was at the press conference, I think would sense how much I enjoyed Philly and how I loved working for those people... view

By: Larry Brown

The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future... view

By: Norman O. Brown

He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors... view

By: Olympia Brown

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory... view

By: Rita Mae Brown

I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it... view

By: Rita Mae Brown

Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery... view

By: H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get... view

By: H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own... view

By: H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost... view

By: H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

So I had a couple of years of playing trumpet. I really enjoyed it, but it was not the kind of instrument you could whip out at a party. Let's face it... view

By: Jackson Browne

How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy!.. view

By: Robert Browning

For women who turn to welfare, Big Brother becomes Husband... view

By: Tammy Bruce

Since creation of the E.U. a half century ago, Europe has enjoyed the longest period of peace in its history... view

By: John Bruton

Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future... view

By: Jean de la Bruyere

All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone... view

By: Jean de la Bruyere

Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us... view

By: Jean de la Bruyere

Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates... view

By: Jean de la Bruyere

The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment... view

By: William Jennings Bryan

None so little enjoy themselves, and are such burdens to themselves, as those who have nothing to do. Only the active have the true relish of life... view

By: William Jennings Bryan

I don't plan to write another science book, but I don't plan not to. I do enjoy writing histories, and taking subjects that are generally dull and trying to make them interesting... view

By: Bill Bryson

Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever... view

By: Peabo Bryson

There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness... view

By: John Buchan

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it... view

By: Pearl S. Buck

To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind... view

By: Pearl S. Buck

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth... view

By: Pearl S. Buck

Growth itself contains the germ of happiness... view

By: Pearl S. Buck

Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run, a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations... view

By: James L. Buckley

Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was growing up I seldom wore shoes, even when I went into town... view

By: Zola Budd

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him... view

By: Buddha

We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them... view

By: Buddha

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him... view

By: Buddha

The program should know if someone is at the keyboard or joystick or if it is just sitting there idle. It should know if someone is proficient in its use or a novice... view

By: Bill Budge

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another... view

By: Eustace Budgell

Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too... view

By: Frederick Buechner