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A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
Life should be blissful, and blissful doesn't mean just a small happiness. It's huge. It is profound.
Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
I don't know the true meaning of happiness.
Everything in large doses is gonna kill you. Even happiness.
I always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness.
America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
Louis D. Brandeis
It is a lie that our anger justifies our impulse to hurt or ignore our antagonists. We are to forgive to be forgiven. To wait for them to repent before we forgive and repent is to allow them to choose for us a delay which could cost us happiness here and hereafter.
Henry B. Eyring
Alas! if the principles of contentment are not within us, the height of station and worldly grandeur will as soon add a cubit to a man's stature as to his happiness.
When you know what pain is, and when you have to make a choice, you learn that it is a decision. People think it's a fairytale thing, love and happiness, but you have to work hard. And then - you feel it deeply.
Mary J. Blige
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!
All people desire what they believe will make them happy. If a person is not full of desire for God, we can only conclude that he is engaged with another happiness.
Everyone needs a certain amount of money. Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it. We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
I have found that the only thing that does bring you happiness is doing something good for somebody who is incapable of doing it for themselves.
That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.
True religion... is giving and finding one's happiness by bringing happiness into the lives of others.
William J. H. Boetcker
Happiness is no respecter of persons.
The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action.
Madame de Stael
It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one's earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison.
My idea of perfect happiness is a healthy family, peace between nations, and all the critics die.
It's horrible when people are only interested in buying labels, because it doesn't bring them the happiness they think it will.
Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness.
People need to realise what real happiness and success is, because success as an actor is fleeting. You can be up there one day and gone the next.
An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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