Quotes about Happiness

"Happiness sneaks through a door you didn't know you left open."

John Sidney Blyth Barrymore (February 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942) was an American actor.


"Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness."

Josh Billings, was the pen name of humorist born Henry Wheeler Shaw (20 April 1818 – 14 October 1885) He was perhaps the second most famous humor writer and lecturer in the United States in the second half of the 19th century after Mark Twain, although his reputation has not fared so well with later generations.


"Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness."

George Orwell, born: Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950) was an English author and journalist. His work is marked by keen intelligence and wit, a profound awareness of social injustice, an intense, revolutionary opposition to totalitarianism, a passion for clarity in language and a belief in democratic socialism.


"Happiness is a singular incentive to mediocrity."

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (February 28, 1533 – September 13, 1592) is one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism.


"Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections."

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"We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have."

Friedrich Gottlob Koenig (1774 in Eisleben – January 1833) was a German inventor best-known for his high-speed printing press, which he built together with watchmaker Andreas Friedrich Bauer.


"People love others not for who they are but for how they make them feel."

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"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."

Herman Cain (born December 13, 1945) is an American newspaper columnist, businessman, politician, and radio talk-show host from Georgia.


"The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be."

Marcel Pagnol (1895-1974) French Writer, producer and film director


"Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them."

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