Phrases that Express Happiness

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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that one is loved; loved for oneself, or better yet, loved despite oneself.

Victor Hugo

Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.

William Shakespeare

Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.

Jean de la Bruyere

A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.

Soren Kierkegaard

Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.

Thomas Szasz

The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.

Al Batt

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.

William Cowper

Remember that happiness is a way of travel - not a destination.

Roy M. Goodman

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself...True happiness is born of self-reliance.

The laws of Manu

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

Gustave Flaubert

Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness.

Robertson Davies

The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.

Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.

Ayn Rand

Sometimes it's hard to avoid the happiness of others.

David Assael

Man is the artificer of his own happiness.

Henry David Thoreau

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

Dalai Lama

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.

George Sand

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Mahatma Gandhi
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