Happiness Quotes (2917)

Quotes and citations about happiness


There's a joy in writing short stories, a wonderful sense of reward when you pull certain things off.

By : Tobias Wolff

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Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.

By : Mary Wollstonecraft

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It appears to me impossible that I should cease to exist, or that this active, restless spirit, equally alive to joy and sorrow, should be only organized dust.

By : Mary Wollstonecraft

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But I just love that music scene so much, and I enjoy really being around those artists and watching them even more than I do performing, because they are a whole group of people that do it because they love music.

By : Lee Ann Womack

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I don't go out that much anymore, unfortunately. I used to enjoy it, but I'm just so busy. Like last night, everybody else went out, and I just went straight home and went to bed.

By : Lee Ann Womack

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Well, I don't go out much socially. I don't enjoy going out.

By : Beatrice Wood

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I used to love Woody Allen but feel he's become a hack as a director. Bullets Over Broadway is the only film of his I've enjoyed in the last 10 years.

By : Douglas Wood

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I come before you to declare that my sex are entitled to the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

By : Victoria Woodhull

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I ask the rights to pursue happiness by having a voice in that government to which I am accountable.

By : Victoria Woodhull

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We work in an environment where your options are to do, you know, Batman 10, so when you get to do a movie that's a really great film like this, people really step up to the plate and enjoy it.

By : James Woods

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I'm aware if I'm playing at my best I'm tough to beat. And I enjoy that.

By : Tiger Woods

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Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.

By : Virginia Woolf

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To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.

By : Virginia Woolf

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I cannot let this opportunity pass without placing on record how much I have enjoyed my cricket with Kent.

By : Frank Woolley

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If kind parents love their children and delight in their happiness, then he who is perfect goodness in sending abroad mortal contagions doth assuredly direct their use.

By : John Woolman

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With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.

By : William Wordsworth

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A face is too slight a foundation for happiness.

By : Mary Wortley

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There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.

By : Mary Wortley

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I think to have done 'Titanic' would have been a tortuous experience altogether. I feel good about where my life is, now. I feel free and joyous and happy and more liberated than I have ever been.

By : Fay Wray

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We hear of the wealth of nations, of the powers of production, of the demand and supply of markets, and we forget that these words mean no more, if they mean any thing, then the happiness, and the labor, and the necessities of men.

By : Francis Wright

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Well, I look at it like this: When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal. If the soup tastes good, everything's cool, and you don't necessarily want to know what's in it. The same thing holds true with movies.

By : Jeffrey Wright

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Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage did I start on the path of personal growth.

By : Judith Wright

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I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it's worth it.

By : Elizabeth Wurtzel

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There are singers that I have enjoyed, from Nina Simone and Ray Charles onward. But the music that made music the number one thing for me as a youth was jazz.

By : Robert Wyatt

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It was physically difficult, adjusting to wheelchair life, but I remember a great relief and happiness that I was finally getting somewhere, finding musicians to work with that were sympathetic.

By : Robert Wyatt

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If you clean it up, get analytical, all the subtle joy and emotion you felt in the first place goes flying out the window.

By : Andrew Wyeth

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I lost a lot of territory I really enjoyed having, but there was no doubt I had to do it to help Democrats.

By : Albert Wynn

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In general I love to eat anything. I enjoy anything that is well prepared, a good spaghetti, lasagna, taco, steak, sushi, refried beans.

By : Martin Yan

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When you enjoy what you do, work becomes play.

By : Martin Yan

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Happiness is within. It has nothing to do with how much applause you get or how many people praise you. Happiness comes when you believe that you have done something truly meaningful.

By : Martin Yan

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A lot of people don't enjoy their job, they may even hate it, but I am lucky enough to be able to make a living through my passion.

By : Martin Yan

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I enjoy the quiet life.

By : Martin Yan

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Joy is of the will which labours, which overcomes obstacles, which knows triumph.

By : William Butler Yeats

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Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.

By : William Butler Yeats

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Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.

By : William Butler Yeats

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Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.

By : Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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I love sport because I love life, and sport is one of the basic joys of life.

By : Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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People have become shallower. They view spending, entertaining, seeking leisure and enjoying as the main objectives of their life.

By : Zhang Yimou

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The happiness of one's own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul

By : Paramahansa Yogananda

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Life finds its purpose and fulfillment in the expansion of happiness.

By : Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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