Quote category: Happiness


Since the things we do determine the character of life, no blessed person can become unhappy.
For he will never do those things which are hateful and petty.

Happiness

Aristotle Permalink to Aristotle quote

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word "happiness" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by "sadness".

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Carl Jung Permalink to Carl Jung quote

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about

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Charles Kingsley Permalink to Charles Kingsley quote

If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap.
If you want happiness for a day, go fishing.
If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.

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Chinese Proverb Permalink to Chinese Proverb quote

All happy people are grateful. Ungrateful people cannot be happy.
We tend to think that being unhappy leads people to complain, but it is truer to say that complaining leads to people becoming unhappy

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Dennis Prager Permalink to Dennis Prager quote

Persons thankful for the little things are certain to be the ones with much to be thankful for.

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Frank Clark Permalink to Frank Clark quote

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.

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George Bernard Shaw Permalink to George Bernard Shaw quote

When one door of happiness closes, another opens;
but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

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Helen Keller Permalink to Helen Keller quote

Happiness is good health and a good memory.

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Ingrid Bergman Permalink to Ingrid Bergman quote

You must love yourself before you love another.
By accepting yourself and fully being what you are your simple presence can make others happy.

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Jane Roberts Permalink to Jane Roberts quote