Happiness Quotes (2917)

Quotes and citations about happiness


After doing this, going away, trying other things and working on other shows, this character, and working within Days of Our Lives, has been one of the most enjoyable experiences in my career.

By : Matthew Ashford

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Cartoons have always been an enjoyment to me... a relaxation... I get my ideas from everyday events.

By : Matthew Ashford

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Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare.

By : Ed Asner

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We all agree that its fit to be as Happy as we can, and we need no Instructor to teach us this Knowledge, 'tis born with us, and is inseparable from our Being, but we very much need to be Inform'd what is the true Way to Happiness.

By : Mary Astell

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That which has not a real excellency and value in it self, entertains no longer than the giddy Humour which recommended it to us holds.

By : Mary Astell

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I think people enjoy reading about money, but the people who are in charge of giving me guidance tell me not to talk about it in interviews. Why not? That's what everybody thinks about.

By : Sean Astin

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People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true. It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves and taking responsibility for what they know.

By : Brooks Atkinson

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There is no joy so great as that of reporting that a good play has come to town.

By : Brooks Atkinson

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Marketing is what gets you noticed, and that side of it something - this side of it, if you like, doing interviews - is the side of it that I least enjoy, and yet is 50% of the project.

By : Rowan Atkinson

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I don't much enjoy Back and Forth. I mean, I think it has its own particular qualities, but I think it's inferior to any of the half-hour ones we did.

By : Rowan Atkinson

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I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own.

By : Margaret Atwood

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Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.

By : Kevyn Aucoin

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Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.

By : Kevyn Aucoin

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In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.

By : W. H. Auden

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After all, I long to be in America again, nay, if I can go home to return no more to Europe, it seems to me that I shall ever enjoy more peace of mind, and even Physical comfort than I can meet with in any portion of the world beside.

By : John James Audubon

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I don't write for publishers, certainly not for critics, and not for readers, But I am delighted that so many people have found my books enjoyable and want to continue to read them.

By : Jean M. Auel

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I have been a reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy for a long time, since I was 11 or 12 I think, so I understand it and I'm not at all surprised that readers of the genre might enjoy my books.

By : Jean M. Auel

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Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.

By : Saint Augustine

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When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

By : Marcus Aurelius

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The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.

By : Marcus Aurelius

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Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.

By : Ausonius

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Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.

By : Jane Austen

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A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.

By : Jane Austen

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To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.

By : Jane Austen

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Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which have the general character of ritual or ceremonial, all conventional acts.

By : J. L. Austin

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I'll be 65 in September and I work as much as I want to, take cruises with Kay, relax with my family, do everything in moderation, because I want to enjoy my life.

By : Frankie Avalon

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I don't trip on that much. I just like to enjoy life and be happy.

By : Roy Ayers

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Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it.

By : Sai Baba

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Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful.

By : Irving Babbitt

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Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in terms of work or of enjoyment.

By : Irving Babbitt

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Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.

By : Roger Babson

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The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

By : Richard Bach

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The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.

By : Richard Bach

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Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.

By : Richard Bach

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If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.

By : Richard Bach

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Happiness is the reward we get for living to the highest right we know.

By : Richard Bach

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I am looking forward to going to Dubai because it gives us an opportunity to interact with each other. We can sit and enjoy each other's company. We can go out for a walk without worrying about shooting schedules.

By : Amitabh Bachchan

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By encouraging its citizens to violate our border, Mexico is pushing a tremendous welfare burden off of its shoulders and onto ours, while also benefiting from the significant sums of U.S. currency that these workers will eventually send back home to their families.

By : Spencer Bachus

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There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so

By : Francis Bacon

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The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.

By : Francis Bacon

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