Happiness Quotes (2906)

Quotes and citations about happiness

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

By: Tobias Wolff

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... view

By: Mary Wollstonecraft

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... view

By: Mary Wollstonecraft

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... view

By: Lee Ann Womack

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... view

By: Lee Ann Womack

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

By: Beatrice Wood

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... view

By: Douglas Wood

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

By: Victoria Woodhull

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

By: Victoria Woodhull

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... view

By: James Woods

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

By: Tiger Woods

Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life... view

By: Virginia Woolf

To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves... view

By: Virginia Woolf

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

By: Frank Woolley

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... view

By: John Woolman

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

By: William Wordsworth

A face is too slight a foundation for happiness... view

By: Mary Wortley

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... view

By: Mary Wortley

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... view

By: Fay Wray

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... view

By: Francis Wright

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... view

By: Jeffrey Wright

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

By: Judith Wright

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... view

By: Elizabeth Wurtzel

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... view

By: Robert Wyatt

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... view

By: Robert Wyatt

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

By: Andrew Wyeth

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

By: Albert Wynn

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

By: Martin Yan

When you enjoy what you do, work becomes play... view

By: Martin Yan

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... view

By: Martin Yan

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... view

By: Martin Yan

I enjoy the quiet life... view

By: Martin Yan

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

By: William Butler Yeats

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

By: William Butler Yeats

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

By: William Butler Yeats

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

By: Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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

By: Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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

By: Zhang Yimou

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

By: Paramahansa Yogananda

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

By: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi