If you pursue happiness you never find it.
I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place, but there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
In this regard, pleasure is an event; happiness is a process. Pleasure is an end point; happiness is the journey. Pleasure is material; happiness is spiritual. Pleasure is self-involved; happiness is outer- and other-involved.
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
Isn't it cool when the days that are supposed to feel good, actually do?
There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.
Wisdom is founded on memory; happiness on forgetfulness.
Happiness was born a twin.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
I think and think and think, I‘ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it.
Happiness is anyone and anything that's loved by you.
It is a great obstacle to happiness to expect too much.
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
No man is happy who does not think himself so.
There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.
Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.
He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.
When I walked out of the gate I knew that if I continued to hate these people I was still in prison.
For, if we take an examination of what is generally understood by happiness, as it has respect either to the understanding or the senses, we shall find all its properties and adjuncts will herd under this short definition: that it is a perpetual possession of being well deceived.
Human happiness seems to consist in three ingredients: action, pleasure and indolence.
Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends