Quotes to Quote – XVIII

Jul 31st, 2009 | By | Category: Quotes to Quote

The pursuit of happiness is one of the main goals of any living being. We spend every living moment in search of happiness. Yet, it is a very few of us who are able to find it. Here are a few quotes that may set you on the path of happiness, even if it is for a short time:

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

-Al Batt

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

-Alfred Lord Tennyson

Happiness arises in a state of peace, not of tumult.

-Ann Radcliffe.

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

-Ayn Rand

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.

-Bertrand Russell

Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.

-Christopher Morley

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

-Helen Keller

Man is the artificer of his own happiness.

-Henry David Thoreau

True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.

-Joseph Addison

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

-Mahatma Gandhi

I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace – a connection to what matters.

-Oprah Winfrey

What’s your favourite happiness quote?


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