Happiness Quotes (2906)

Quotes and citations about happiness

Our nation was founded on the principals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness... view

By: Leonard Boswell

Our success in this matter is important to all Americans. Whether you are in the forest land business or just enjoy the shade of a majestic oak gracing your lawn, we all have an interest in this important issue... view

By: Leonard Boswell

To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win... view

By: Ian Botham

No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities... view

By: Christian Nestell Bovee

I enjoy working with Melissa a great deal. We're always looking for projects to do together. I was happy to have her do the show, because she doesn't normally do episodic unless she's starring, and I was very happy with the results... view

By: Bruce Boxleitner

I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great... view

By: Susan Boyle

If you enjoy living, it is not difficult to keep the sense of wonder... view

By: Ray Bradbury

The biggest difference between Kennedy and Nixon, as far as the press is concerned, is simply this: Jack Kennedy really liked newspaper people and he really enjoyed sparring with journalists... view

By: Ben Bradlee

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness... view

By: F. H. Bradley

I enjoyed so much working with the guys from Wilco, and riffing off of them, and having someone come up to me with ideas, because normally in the studio it's me who has to come up with all the ideas... view

By: Billy Bragg

Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them... view

By: Johannes Brahms

Ardent love or desire introduced, as passionately longing to please and glorify the Divine Being, to be in every respect conformed to him, and in that way to enjoy him... view

By: David Brainerd

If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world... view

By: David Brainerd

Don't look for obscure formulas or mystery in my work. It is pure joy that I offer you. Look at my sculptures until you see them. Those closest to God have seen them... view

By: Constantin Brancusi

There are seeds of self-destruction in all of us that will bear only unhappiness if allowed to grow... view

By: Dorothea Brande

Those who won our independence... valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty... view

By: Louis D. Brandeis

I was a town child, it is true, but that did not prevent me enjoying open-air life, with plants and animals... view

By: Georg Brandes

Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won't make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa - and it's about getting a balance... view

By: Richard Branson

I find myself enjoying a deeper love than I ever imagined was possible in the form of my daughter and certainly in the union with my wife. It makes everything else, including work, which is one of the things I'm most passionate about, pale by comparison... view

By: Benjamin Bratt

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things... view

By: Robert Brault

Because of my faith and my imagination, I was able to enjoy my childhood, even though it was tough... view

By: Donna Brazile

Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels... view

By: Bertolt Brecht

The things I enjoy most as I watch the movie are the things that came through without even thinking... view

By: Beau Bridges

My favorite roles usually have to do with the story, if it's a good story I usually enjoy doing the character... view

By: Beau Bridges

But on the other hand I believe I'm a private person too, and I enjoy that aspect of my life as well... view

By: Beau Bridges

Sure, I get the blues. But what I try to do, is apply joy to the blues, you know? I don't know if it's a technique, or just being bent that way, being raised by the folks I was raised by... view

By: Jeff Bridges

I don't think I ever went down that movie star path. I always enjoy taking a 90-degree turn from the last thing I did... view

By: Jeff Bridges

Anything can happen to anyone at any time and you shouldn't just live through the days, or you lose them. You should do what you can to enjoy every moment... view

By: Sarah Brightman

Mostly I enjoy the restaurants (my husband is a chef), though I wish we had a wider diversity of ethnic food... view

By: Poppy Z. Brite

I like visiting people's homes on Saint Joseph's Day, when people set up altars, serve food as a tribute to the saint, and invite the public - I enjoy that much more than Mardi Gras... view

By: Poppy Z. Brite

The truth is that relative income is not directly related to happiness. Nonpartisan social-survey data clearly show that the big driver of happiness is earned success: a person's belief that he has created value in his life or the life of others... view

By: Arthur C. Brooks

I believe in the Wal-Mart school of business. The less people pay, the more they enjoy it... view

By: Garth Brooks

I felt that I had to write. Even if I had never been published, I knew that I would go on writing, enjoying it and experiencing the challenge... view

By: Gwendolyn Brooks

Happiness is the natural flower of duty... view

By: Phillips Brooks

Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to end in gladness... view

By: James Broughton

The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy... view

By: James Broughton

The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses the gift of a whole lyric... view

By: James Broughton

In securing the future of the planet, we secure happiness for ourselves. One of the aims of the Greens is to turn around the tide of pessimism amongst the young people of the world... view

By: Bob Brown

There I was limited to what happened the same way I am with Riel. It doesn't feel like a great burden to have your story, to some degree, set. I am enjoying figuring out what I think is the most dramatic way of telling this set of historical facts... view

By: Chester Brown

I was looking to do something non-fiction because I had done a strip, 'My Mom Was a Schizophrenic.' I really enjoyed the process of doing that strip, despite its subject matter. To do it I'd had to do a lot of research and reading and I figured I'd like to do that again... view

By: Chester Brown