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Quotes About Happiness (F-G) What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree. Sigmund Freud

"He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise"
Thomas Fuller

Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle. F. Scott Fitzgerald

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 a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the plain, On its arrival slows and murks.

For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights."
Kahlil Gibran

"A person is never happy till their vague strivings has itself marked out its proper limitations."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love is trembling happiness. Khalil Gibran

Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness. Baltasar Gracian

"The highest happiness of man . . . is to have probed what is knowable and quietly to revere what is unknowable."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Quotes About Happiness (H) Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy. Robert A. Heinlein

Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it. Nathaniel Hawthorne

It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch. Thor Heyerdahl

You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all. Horace

The amount of happiness that you have depends on the amount of freedom you have in your heart.
Thich Nhat Hanh

You can never get enough of what you don't need to make you happy.
Eric Hoffer

Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people's happiness. Aldous Huxley

There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness. Aldous Huxley

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. Eric Hoffer

"Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know."
Ermest Hemingway "Happiness doesn't depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel towards what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much."
W. D. Hoard

"Whoever said money can't buy happiness didn't know where to shop."
Gittel Hudnick

"The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved ? loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves."
Victor Marie Hugo

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"That creative principle, before it touches mind, is complete innocence, and so there is no vigilance. It is empty, and so there is the fullness of Love. It is freedom itself, life itself, and so there is no need to seek or to avoid. Absent the knowledge of virtue, it is virtue itself. It is possible to rediscover this essential principle and abandon all else."

Phil Beaumont