Happiness Quotes (2906)

Quotes and citations about happiness

There's a lot of people in this world who spend so much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it... view

By: Josh Billings

There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them... view

By: Josh Billings

If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time... view

By: Josh Billings

If a man should happen to reach perfection in this world, he would have to die immediately to enjoy himself... view

By: Josh Billings

I call for a collective adventure in generalized joy and freely interdependent exuberance... view

By: Bob Black

I did smoke a joint once but I did not enjoy it... view

By: Cilla Black

As long as there are people who are not happy with their lot in life, as long as the United States is perceived to somehow be the cause of this unhappiness, there will be terrorism... view

By: Cofer Black

It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self... view

By: Hugo Black

I was hoping for it to be possibly a movie career as I still would like to see that happen. I enjoyed making 200 Motels and did try out for a few things when I lived in LA, but nothing ever happened. I'm still hoping though... view

By: Jimmy Carl Black

Only mediocrity of enjoyment is allowed to man... view

By: Hugh Blair

Of joys departed, not to return, how painful the remembrance... view

By: Robert Blair

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself... view

By: William Blake

Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth... view

By: William Blake

Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps... view

By: William Blake

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy.. view

By: William Blake

In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy... view

By: William Blake

I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee? I happy am, Joy is my name. Sweet joy befall thee!.. view

By: William Blake

I think it's more important to be fit so that you can be healthy and enjoy activities than it is to have a good body... view

By: Rachel Blanchard

I don't enjoy traveling in America. I don't like the food, the cars. It is not exotic enough. It all tastes a bit like airline food... view

By: Carla Bley

I don't enjoy the life of an actress, but I don't want to go into that... view

By: Claire Bloom

My mother enjoyed old age, and because of her I've begun to enjoy parts of it too. So far I've had it good and am crumbling nicely... view

By: Lionel Blue

But most is all to do with work. There are aspects of work that are enjoyable, that you could call a hobby... view

By: Heston Blumenthal

If the machines can take the drudgery out of it and just leave us with the joy of drawing, then that's the best of both worlds - and I'll use those computers!.. view

By: Don Bluth

Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth... view

By: Giovanni Boccaccio

Those who remain unmoved by the wind of joy silently follow the Path... view

By: Bodhidharma

All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions... view

By: Bodhidharma

True religion... is giving and finding one's happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others... view

By: William J. H. Boetcker

The more you learn what to do with yourself, and the more you do for others, the more you will learn to enjoy the abundant life... view

By: William J. H. Boetcker

The kind of acting I used to enjoy no longer exists because your prime consideration is the budget, running time, the cost - and whether they'll understand it in Milwaukee... view

By: Dirk Bogarde

In life, so many things are taken for granted, but one thing I can honestly say is that I took every day, enjoyed the game of putting on that uniform and playing the great game of baseball... view

By: Wade Boggs

Black music has increased my enjoyment of what I do. It has increased my range, my ability to reach into myself and accept myself... view

By: Michael Bolton

The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations... view

By: Omar Bongo

But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability... view

By: Omar Bongo

Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy... view

By: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations... view

By: Edward de Bono

Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations.. view

By: Daniel Boone

Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things.. view

By: Daniel Boone

All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife... view

By: Daniel Boone

We could spend time together during the day and just kind of talk and enjoy each other and enjoy the moment. But it was interesting we both knew that once you walk through the gates of that stadium, then it was on, the game was on... view

By: Ralph Boston

I suppose no person ever enjoyed with more relish the infusion of this fragrant leaf than did Johnson... view

By: James Boswell