Happiness Quotes (2906)

Quotes and citations about happiness

The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others... view

By: Robert Baden-Powell

From then on, I realized this is what I want to do, what I'm supposed to do: Giving energy and receiving it back through applause. I love it. That's my world. I love it. I enjoy it. I live for it... view

By: Erykah Badu

Lots of people I know have bootlegged tapes of performances and if they play it I will be transported back sometimes with happiness, sometimes with horror... view

By: Chris Bailey

One's happiness depends less on what he knows than on what he feels... view

By: Liberty Hyde Bailey

There is no excellence without labor. One cannot dream oneself into either usefulness or happiness... view

By: Liberty Hyde Bailey

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork... view

By: Pearl Bailey

I want kids to enjoy skating and I think it's a great workout... view

By: Oksana Baiul

Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history... view

By: Anita Baker

It is my hope that during my brief passage through this universe, that I may share with you the joy of hearing the music of the stars... knowing that the composer was from a distant place and the songs were written eons ago, which now fall gently on this place for all to hear... view

By: Richard H. Baker

People seem to enjoy things more when they know a lot of other people have been left out of the pleasure... view

By: Russell Baker

You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart... view

By: Russell Baker

He who avoids complaint invites happiness... view

By: Abu Bakr

I went into show business because I love to work with people, and what I enjoy most about acting is rehearsing and getting to know people and their talents, forming relationships. Working in this business, barriers drop and you get into people real quickly... view

By: Scott Bakula

It was never the fame or fortune that drove me to act. It was something I love and enjoy doing it. A lot of people identify who they are by what they do and that's not me. It's what I do but not who I am. Who I am is a parent. I'm a family man... view

By: Adam Baldwin

In terms of the romantic kind of lead, I just never enjoy those movies very much. Maybe they'll come to interest me more as I get older. I doubt it, but maybe. Romantic comedies tend to be, for me, an oxymoron... view

By: Christian Bale

But I enjoyed getting sick, I didn't mind it at all. So in that short amount of time, I did actually go from 121 right back up to 180, which is way too fast obviously. And that resulted in some doctors visits to get things sorted out... view

By: Christian Bale

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams... view

By: Hosea Ballou

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit... view

By: Hosea Ballou

We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are... view

By: Honore de Balzac

A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears... view

By: Honore de Balzac

A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories... view

By: Honore de Balzac

Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow... view

By: Honore de Balzac

I don't quite jump for joy, but I am awfully glad to see him... view

By: Anne Bancroft

You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace... view

By: Ernie Banks

Protect your health. Without it you face a serious handicap for success and happiness... view

By: Harry F. Banks

I enjoy doing fashion shows and transforming myself into different looks for photo shoots... view

By: Tyra Banks

I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed. I eat whatever I want. I just don't overeat... view

By: Tyra Banks

I enjoy singing, and the instruments which truly move me are the horn, the trumpet and the cello... view

By: Roger Bannister

I do enjoy film. The more I do it the more I learn... view

By: Christine Baranski

Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work... view

By: Joseph Barbara

When I see myself on film it makes me smile, I mean making a good living doing what I enjoy is soo much fun. I just hope that everyone has the chance to enjoy life like I do... view

By: Adrienne Barbeau

Here in England we live at a slower pace, have more time to enjoy things - like good jazz... view

By: Chris Barber

Parents look at me like I'm somebody pretty important, and say, We were raised on your characters, and now we're enjoying them all over again with our children... view

By: Joseph Barbera

I don't know anyone who enjoys going to the hospital. To help remedy this, I got an idea to create what a Laugh Room in the pediatric ward of hospitals... view

By: Joseph Barbera

I enjoy my job as long as I can create a character, otherwise it's boring... view

By: Javier Bardem

Fame had brought me so much unhappiness... view

By: Brigitte Bardot

I am not finding pregnancy much of a joy. I am afraid of childbirth, but I am afraid I can't find a way of avoiding it... view

By: Brigitte Bardot

I am really not interested in the cinema. I loathed it when I started six years ago, and I don't enjoy it even now... view

By: Brigitte Bardot

There is a vast difference between games and play. Play is played for fun, but games are deadly serious and you do not play them to enjoy yourself... view

By: Maurice Baring

Nothing gives me quite so much joy as when people tell me they've had their pets spayed or neutered... view

By: Bob Barker