We have collected the best Happiness Quotes by famous authors including Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Narendra Modi, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Herbie Hancock, Edmund Burke and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Our vision and commitment is towards the country’s progress, its place in the world and the happiness of its people.
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It’s part of life to have obstacles. It’s about overcoming obstacles; that’s the key to happiness.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
No one is perfect… absolutely no one. Like precious stones, we have a few flaws, but why focus on that? Focus on what you like about yourself, and that will bring you happiness and peace.
Happiness is obsolete: uneconomic.
Theodor W. Adorno
There is no happiness for people at the expense of other people.
Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
To increase the power, develop the resources and promote the happiness of a Confederacy, it is requisite there should be so much of homogeneity that the welfare of every portion would be the aim of the whole.
Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man’s happiness really lies in contentment.
Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.
I just try to write what I think would really happen, and with grief and tragedy, there are these naturally occurring moments of levity and humor and absurdity. I think that’s what life is really like. Sadness gets interrupted, and happiness gets interrupted.
Kaui Hart Hemmings
People need to realise what real happiness and success is, because success as an actor is fleeting. You can be up there one day and gone the next.
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.
Who doesn’t love ‘Frogger?’ It draws its power from our shared memories of powerlessness. Wherever we are now, at one time or another we have all felt the poor frog’s anxiety in the face of the world’s intransigence, its blind and callous disregard for our happiness or well-being.
D. B. Weiss
Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul but his life.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Morality must relate, at some level, to the well-being of conscious creatures. If there are more and less effective ways for us to seek happiness and to avoid misery in this world – and there clearly are – then there are right and wrong answers to questions of morality.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves.
You have to be sincere in your feelings. And fear is one of those, sometimes; doubt is one of those; jealousy, anger – all your emotions are not going to be considered the strong emotions; all of them are not going to be love, happiness, joy.
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Try pitching a story of happiness to your editors, and their toes are going to curl up.
You can be happy where you are.
All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.
Charles Caleb Colton
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man’s own will.
Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice.
I don’t desire happiness. I think it’s a myth, and I don’t think it’s… and it makes you complacent. I feel very satisfyingly uncomfortable. I have the freedom to feel uncomfortable in the way I want to, is maybe a way to put it.
My story as an artist has been about trial and error. It’s been about artist development, character building, struggle, happiness and failure, family, and music.
The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression.
Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.
The secret to life is finding joy in ordinary things. I’m interested in happiness.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I was able to find myself spiritually by realizing that my happiness started with me.
Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it.
Oh, if I had been loved at the age of seventeen, what an idiot I would be today. Happiness is like smallpox: if you catch it too soon, it can completely ruin your constitution.
Once I hit 25, people started asking me about marriage and kids all the time. I remember hitting 35 and some would ask the same questions with a strange tone, as if my life was somehow over because I hadn’t yet settled into their version of happiness.
My idea of absolute happiness is to be in bed on a rainy day, with my blankie, my cat, and my dog.
The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done.
But my happiness in this world – my level of peace – is never going to be dictated by acting.
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.
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.
When ‘happiness’ eludes us – as, eventually, it always will – we have the invitation to examine our programmed responses and to exercise our power to choose again.
It is the chief joy of all holy beings to witness the joy and happiness of those around them.
Ellen G. White
I really wanted to buy a Range Rover. It was a big dream, and the day I bought it, I was very happy, but by evening, I was immune to it. That’s when I realized that excitement, if it’s happiness, is not in reaching the goal but in the process. Thus process trumps over realization.
Sushant Singh Rajput
For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another’s happiness.
Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people’s happiness.
God is my witness that up to now, my only aspiration in life is to be a useful element within the army! I have for long been convinced that, to safeguard the country and give happiness to the people, it is necessary first of all to prove once more to the world that our army is still the old Turkish army.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
The right to happiness is fundamental.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
You can undo a lot of things. If you’re not happy, you can become happy. Happiness is a choice. That’s the thing I really feel.
I think life is difficult and that’s that. I am not at all – absolutely not at all – interested in the pursuit of happiness. I am not interested in the pursuit of positivity. I am interested in pursuing a truth, and the truth often seems to be not happiness but its opposite.
Success to me is only two things: happiness and stability.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.
I think you can be depressed and flourish, I think you can have cancer and flourish, I think you can be divorced and flourish. When we believed that happiness was only smiling and good mood, that wasn’t very good for people like me, people in the lower half of positive affectivity.
I think if you’re a good person and spread happiness, good things will come to you!
Jessie James Decker
Problems or successes, they all are the results of our own actions. Karma. The philosophy of action is that no one else is the giver of peace or happiness. One’s own karma, one’s own actions are responsible to come to bring either happiness or success or whatever.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
J. Donald Walters
Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
Happiness is a by-product. You cannot pursue it by itself.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
I don’t believe in organised happiness.
I always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness.
Happiness does not come from football awards. It’s terrible to correlate happiness with football. Happiness comes from a good job, being able to feed your wife and kids. I don’t dream football, I dream the American dream – two cars in a garage, be a happy father.
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
We desire the good of the world and the happiness of the nations that the bonds of affection and unity between the sons of men should be strengthened… what harm is there in this?… these fruitless strifes, these ruinous wars shall pass away, and the ‘Most Great Peace’ shall come.
Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
You believe happiness to be derived from the place in which once you have been happy, but in truth it is centered in ourselves.
Happiness is being on the beam with life – to feel the pull of life.
Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give – pleasure, possessions, power – but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.
My aim in life isn’t so much the pursuit of happiness as the happiness of pursuit.
There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.
I love dancing, and I dance for my own happiness.
The U. S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
All true happiness, pure joy, sweet bounties, and unclouded pleasure are contained within the knowledge and love of God.
I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.
When your primary function is to be happy, then whatever comes to you is irrelevant. Happiness is your true manifestation.
Nothing makes you feel better than when you get into a hotel bed, and the sheets feel so good. Why shouldn’t you wake up like that every day? Spend money on your mattress and bedding because these things make a difference on your sleep and, ultimately, your happiness.
As attractive as it is, the idea that nature can exist beyond our dangerous ‘instinct for happiness’ is never the whole story.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
Conformity is painful. You know, it’s too tight. Conformity leads to rebellion. So a desire for happiness is in direct conflict with a desire for freedom.
Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change.
Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.
You’ve got to ask! Asking is, in my opinion, the world’s most powerful – and neglected – secret to success and happiness.
It’s enough to indulge and to be selfish but true happiness is really when you start giving back.
But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth; that is the happiness of being truly loved.
Life everlasting in a state of happiness is the greatest desire of all men.
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
An institution or reform movement that is not selfish, must originate in the recognition of some evil that is adding to the sum of human suffering, or diminishing the sum of happiness.
There is happiness in duty, although it may not seem so.
In the face of love, everyone is equal. Let everyone have the freedom to love and to pursue their happiness. I am Tsai Ing-wen, and I support marriage equality.
Being happy is of the utmost importance. Success in anything is through happiness.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Everyone needs resilience. It’s a virtue essential to growth and essential to happiness.
It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.
I find my greatest happiness in thinking of those days in Homestead when I labored to bring a thing to perfection entirely by myself. In the evenings, I would go into the hills and look down on my work, and I knew that it was good, and my heart was elated.
Charles M. Schwab
In every human society, there is an effort continually tending to confer on one part the height of power and happiness, and to reduce the other to the extreme of weakness and misery. The intent of good laws is to oppose this effort and to diffuse their influence universally and equally.
Happiness is rarely absent; it is we that know not of its presence.
God dislikes evil, and no happiness can be built on hate. Love one another as brothers.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I never was someone who was at ease with happiness.
Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
Alphonse de Lamartine
If I can bring happiness to people all around the world, then I will try my best to do so.
A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
Happiness is the longing for repetition.
If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.
Wickedness never did, never does, never will bring us happiness.
Ezra Taft Benson
It’s up to you to be responsible for how you feel if you’re not happy. Your happiness lies in your hands. You can’t rely on a man to make you happy or complete you. That starts with you.
Taraji P. Henson
Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
You know, I think we Indians are afraid to show and celebrate our happiness, lest things change around. But I feel that it’s okay to be sad and okay to show when you are happy.
Shah Rukh Khan
It is possible to live happily in the here and the now. So many conditions of happiness are available – more than enough for you to be happy right now. You don’t have to run into the future in order to get more.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Where fear is, happiness is not.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
What better is there to sigh for than happiness, yesterday’s or tomorrow’s.
Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
Happiness is not something that just comes to you. It’s an active process.
I am proud of my kids and happy to brag about their achievements. Their success has been an immense source of happiness for me.
The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.
I’m promoting positivity. I’m promoting happiness and loving yourself and having fun. But it’s not a joke.
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
Honore de Balzac
The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. If our mind is peaceful, we will be free from worries and mental discomfort, and so we will experience true happiness. But if our mind is not peaceful, we will find it very difficult to be happy, even if we are living in the very best conditions.
Happiness is precious, and so I prefer to keep mine private. In a world where everyone shares everything, I can think of a lot of happy moments, but they’re mine.
The closest synonym of happiness is excitement, and you can generate it by doing something that you can’t completely comprehend. This understanding makes the process rich and exciting.
Sushant Singh Rajput
Happiness is only attained by the free will agreeing in its freedom to accord with the will of God.
Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.
Life’s greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
J. Donald Walters
Happiness is actually found in simple things, such as taking my nephew around the island by bicycle or seeing the stars at night. We go to coffee shops or see airplanes land at the airport.
You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead, so that she can’t see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well, that’s me.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
I used to wonder if it was God’s plan that I should be alone for so much of my life. But I found peace. I found happiness within people and the world.
Lana Del Rey
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Genuine happiness comes from within, and often it comes in spontaneous feelings of joy.
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness.
Money won’t buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a large research staff to study the problem.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true.
My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.
‘Happiness’ is a pointless goal.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Happiness is an inside job.
William Arthur Ward
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.
Douglas William Jerrold
We believe, as our founders did, that ‘the pursuit of happiness’ depends upon individual liberty; and individual liberty requires limited government.
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.
Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.
Walter Savage Landor
Everyone has their own way of expressing happiness.
Shah Rukh Khan
There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
Mary Wortley Montagu
I certainly wasn’t happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can’t earn, and can’t keep, and often don’t even recognize at the time; I mean joy.
Ursula K. Le Guin
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
George Bernard Shaw
Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.
There is no fulfillment in things whatsoever. And I think one of the reasons that depression reigns supreme amongst the rich and famous is some of them thought that maybe those things would bring them happiness. But what, in fact, does is having a cause, having a passion. And that’s really what gives life’s true meaning.
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.
Henry St. John
If you have easy self-contentment, you might have a very, very cheap source of happiness.
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Sugar brings happiness. Eating it once or twice a week in a dessert, that’s what life is about. There is nothing wrong with it.
Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it’s on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you’ve got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.
There is nothing that you can’t overcome. So it’s never too late for happiness.
Since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don’t. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life.
Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice.
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
Football is my happiness.
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
I’m not an overly material person. Sure, I like certain comforts in life. But buying a lot of ‘things’ doesn’t produce happiness for me.
Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
Robert Staughton Lynd
The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
Happiness is nothing but temporary moments here and there – and I love those. But I would be bored out of my mind if I were happy all the time.
Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
My definition of God is the highest supreme feeling of beauty and light and happiness.
There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
I’ve been very lucky to have achieved a lot of the things that I dreamt of achieving as a young man. But, at the end of the day – and I truly believe this – it is not about achieving great wealth or success. Because they don’t bring happiness, ultimately.
Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
Money can’t buy happiness.
The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
Henry Ward Beecher
Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.
The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
I saw ‘Joy Luck Club’ when it came out, so that was early mid-’90s, and I remember seeing it with my long-time collaborator, Mina Shum. We’d just done ‘Double Happiness,’ and we saw this movie, and we were weeping. Like, shuddering weeping. Weeping more than really the film deserved.
I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.
There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.
If you really want to receive joy and happiness, then serve others with all your heart. Lift their burden, and your own burden will be lighter.
Ezra Taft Benson
To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
Those who won our independence… valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty.
Louis D. Brandeis
One mustn’t ask apple trees for oranges, France for sun, women for love, life for happiness.
The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.
To forget oneself is to be happy.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past.
The drive for happiness is vital; it’s what keeps us in motion.
I’m not a showoff. My happiness comes from very basic and simple things.
A good education is another name for happiness.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he’ll be there.
The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.
When ambition ends, happiness begins.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Happiness for me is totally just being at peace knowing that, everything I’m doing, God is pleased with that. It’s complete peace for me.
Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
I want anyone who believes in life, liberty, pursuit of happiness to succeed. And I want any force, any person, any element of an overarching Big Government that would stop your success, I want that organization, that element or that person to fail. I want you to succeed.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another’s keeping .
And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin.
Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!
I refuse to accept other people’s ideas of happiness for me. As if there’s a ‘one size fits all’ standard for happiness.
I don’t like the word ‘balance.’ To me, that somehow conjures up conflict between work and family… as long as we think of these things as conflicting, we will never have happiness. True happiness comes from integration… of work, family, self, community.
The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.
True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Honestly, just live your life to the fullest. Laugh a lot, love and find your true happiness.
That action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers.
Like anything worth doing in life, happiness takes time and patience and consistency.
I would hope my legacy would be bringing smiles to faces. Happiness with my music.
Sometimes people just need to be heard. They find happiness in sharing their thoughts.
All true happiness, pure joy, sweet bounties, and untroubled pleasure lie in knowledge of God and love of God; they cannot exist without them.
Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.
Everything has an opportunity cost, and the big things we want in life – like happiness and healthy relationships and wealth – they all have big opportunity costs.
Happiness doesn’t depend on how much you have to enjoy, but how much you enjoy what you have.
It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.
Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Genuine happiness can only be achieved when we transform our way of life from the unthinking pursuit of pleasure to one committed to enriching our inner lives, when we focus on ‘being more’ rather than simply having more.
Don’t wish me happiness – I don’t expect to be happy it’s gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor – I will need them all.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable.
Clare Boothe Luce
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away.
It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.
Work faithfully, and you will put yourself in possession of a glorious and enlarging happiness.
Orison Swett Marden
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
The strongest argument against totalitarianism may be a recognition of a universal human nature; that all humans have innate desires for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. The doctrine of the blank slate… is a totalitarian’s dream.
The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
Bryant H. McGill
Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.
I’m a suck-it-up-and-move-on kind of person. Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.
In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness – otherwise how would you know when you’re happy?
Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life – a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.
Why does watching a dog be a dog fill one with happiness?
Jonathan Safran Foer
For Mythology is the handmaid of literature; and literature is one of the best allies of virtue and promoters of happiness.
I think the secret to happiness is having a Teflon soul. Whatever comes your way, you either let it slide or you cook with it.
We all have a hungry heart, and one of the things we hunger for is happiness. So as much as I possibly could, I stayed where I was happy.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn’t one I’ll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it’s worth it.
Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.
To be able to throw one’s self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman’s smile – that is happiness.
There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.
The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum what the man is able to give.
In South Korea, they believe that when you turn 60, you’ve become a baby again and the rest of your life should be totally about joy and happiness, and people should leave you alone, and I just think that that’s the height of intelligence.
No amount of money can replace the kind of happiness and satisfaction I derive out of writing.
The marriage state was designed to complete the sum of human happiness in this life. It sometimes proves otherwise, but this is owing to the parties themselves, who either rush into it without due consideration or fail in point of discretion in their conduct towards each other afterwards.
Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.
A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
Honore de Balzac
There is something curiously boring about somebody else’s happiness.
I think of myself as somebody who, in a moment-to-moment way, I’m quite happy. But I think I am a bit doubtful and wary of true happiness, and, like a lot of my friends, there’s been a good degree of self-sabotage.
I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
J. D. Salinger
One of the eternal truths is that happiness is created and developed in peace, and one of the eternal rights is the individual’s right to live.
Bertha von Suttner
I believe that all is illusion and vanity outside the treasure of truths slowly accumulated, and which will never again be lost. I believe that the sum of these truths, always increasing, will at last confer on man incalculable power and peace, if not happiness. Yes, I believe in the final triumph of life.
Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
The single most important factor in our long-term happiness is the relationships we have with our family and close friends.
Clayton M. Christensen
Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.
Lesley Ann Warren
We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others.
Just staying healthy, that is true wealth and true happiness.
The first person who ever told me that happiness was work was this manic-depressive artist I knew when I was in my 20s. I was like, ‘What are you talking about? Happiness just happens. That’s even the root of that word. How could it be work?’
Choose your life’s mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
What would there be in a story of happiness? Only what prepares it, only what destroys it can be told.
Of course, to have money is just great because you can do what you think is important to you. I always was a rich person because money’s not related to happiness.
Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.
David Lee Roth
Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
I hump the wild to take it all in, there is no bag limit on happiness.
Through a long and painful process, I’ve learned that happiness is an inside job – not based on anything or anyone in the outer material world. I’ve become a different and better person – not perfect, but still a work in progress.
This is our country and our home and our families. We can decide that one person’s right to bear arms does not come at the expense of a neighbor’s right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Joe Kennedy III
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
I know the joy of fishes in the river through my own joy, as I go walking along the same river.
That’s the secret to happiness. Find something you can make money at that you really love to do.
We fear that this moment will end, that we won’t get what we need, that we will lose what we love, or that we will not be safe. Often, our biggest fear is the knowledge that one day our bodies will cease functioning. So even when we are surrounded by all the conditions for happiness, our joy is not complete.
Thich Nhat Hanh
It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
W. Somerset Maugham
Money can’t buy you happiness, but it helps you look for it in a lot more places.
Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.
Being of service to others is what brings true happiness.
It’s nonsense to say money doesn’t buy happiness, but people exaggerate the extent to which more money can buy more happiness.
I think people really marry far too much; it is such a lottery after all, and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness.
Everybody knows when you’re a struggling family; you don’t really know it when you’re a kid. But you do know the difference between stress and moments of relief where there’s, like, this happiness.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
Life finds its purpose and fulfillment in the expansion of happiness.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
I relate to happiness as an ecstatic moment – something you don’t create, you encounter.
With happiness as with health: to enjoy it, one should be deprived of it occasionally.
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts.
Real and true happiness is having a relationship with God and not what makes us happy.
To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea.
Understanding your employee’s perspective can go a long way towards increasing productivity and happiness.
I can say that I never knew what joy was like until I gave up pursuing happiness, or cared to live until I chose to die. For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus.
In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
W. H. Auden
Joy can only be real if people look upon their life as a service and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.
The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations.
We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness.
There is a huge wave of interest in happiness among researchers. There is a lot of happiness coaching. Everybody would like to make people happier.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one’s self to do without it.
My happiness is not dictated on this business. Once I realized that, everything kind of changed.
Obedience to the law of chastity will increase our happiness in mortality and make possible our progress in eternity.
David A. Bednar
You cannot deprive somebody of life, liberty, pursuit of happiness, because that is a right – constitutional right.
It’s the most beautiful job in the world to give happiness to people.
Hubert de Givenchy
It is the ultimate luxury to combine passion and contribution. It’s also a very clear path to happiness.
Although I never married, my brother fortunately did, and I have had the pleasure of watching his three sons and daughter grow up. Several of them now have children of their own. We have been a close-knit family, although often separated by distance, and have shared each other’s happiness, sorrows, and aspirations.
Gertrude B. Elion
Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one’s identity as a being of worth and dignity.
Happiness is a state of mind, you know. I don’t think you are permanently happy. One is happy about certain things and not so happy about others.
God isn’t compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.
Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman – or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.
You always hear the phrase, money doesn’t buy you happiness. But I always in the back of my mind figured a lot of money will buy you a little bit of happiness. But it’s not really true. I got a new car because the old one’s lease expired.
So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some.
We have to surmount the difficulties that face us and work steadfastly for the happiness and prosperity of our country.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Good clothing is a passport to happiness.
Yves Saint Laurent
There is absolutely nothing in this world that will provide more comfort and happiness than a testimony of the truth.
Thomas S. Monson
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.
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.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
Life happens fast. You have to have a Plan B, a backup plan and really figure out a way to have different avenues of income and just avenues of happiness. That is what is really important, being at peace and having that happiness.
C. J. McCollum
Happiness is not a reward – it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment – it is a result.
Robert Green Ingersoll
I guess I just process death differently than some folks. Realizing you’re not going to see that person again is always the most difficult part about it. But that feeling settles, and then you are glad you had that person in your life, and then the happiness and the sadness get all swirled up inside you.
Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.
There are no plans that always work in life. For me, the secret to happiness is being positive and looking at the brighter side of my life.
Growing up, my dad was ‘get a real job, don’t go pursuing your dreams, that’s how you become homeless.’ So, do I pick my family or do I pick my own happiness, and how much does my own happiness depend on my family?
Jimmy O. Yang
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Scientifically, happiness is a choice. It is a choice about where your single processor brain will devote its finite resources as you process the world.
Her secret to happiness was simple and unpretentious. She had a beautiful house, would pick fruit and make jams, run the dogs in the fields, have a whiskey at five o’clock and cook a great plate of pasta. It wasn’t complicated.
Sean Hepburn Ferrer
Love is trembling happiness.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
When you’re in love, you’re so happy that you want to tell people about it. But now I have to censor myself. You need to protect the happiness you have.
Happiness is the only thing worth fighting for in your life.
Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.
True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.
John W. Gardner
I’ll do what I’ve got to do in my own career and my own life. For my own happiness. I’m not gonna be bent over a barrel and told what to do.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.
Ironically, the pursuit of happiness can lead us into the eternal trap of chasing unhappiness.
Happiness isn’t something you experience; it’s something you remember.
The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it.
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
Virtue is simply happiness, and happiness is a by-product of function. You are happy when you are functioning.
William S. Burroughs
The more you practise happiness, the better you get at it. So if you spend lots of time practising being depressed, you’re going to get really good at being depressed. And if you spend lots of time practising being happy, you’re going to get better at being happy.
Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
William Butler Yeats
Every happiness is a hostage to fortune.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
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.
Crying is cleansing. There’s a reason for tears, happiness or sadness.
Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
Before the tribunal of nature, a man has no more right to life than a rattlesnake; he has no more right to liberty than any wild beast; his right to the pursuit of happiness is nothing but a license to maintain the struggle for existence, if he can find within himself the powers with which to do it.
William Graham Sumner
Low expectations is the key to happiness in life.
Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Walter Savage Landor
Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people’s happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race.
Happiness is in our own hearts. I have no regrets of anything in the past. I’m totally cheerful and happy, and I think that a lot of your attitude is not in the circumstances you find yourself in, but in the circumstances you make for yourself.
For me, the only sources of moral values are the pursuit of understanding and the pursuit of happiness.
The success of a film at the box office will ensure happiness to the entire unit, but individual awards are like vitamin shots that will help boost the morale of an actor.
We need to move into a culture of peace. What I hope to promote is the idea that we all need each other and that the greatest happiness in life is not how much we have but how much we give. That’s a wealth that’s priceless. You can’t buy compassion.
Ultimately, I want to be a good person and spread happiness through my acting. If I don’t forget to be appreciative and thankful, then that would be the most important thing that I’ll ever achieve.
It’s no good going on living in the ashes of a dead happiness.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
Never mind your happiness; do your duty.
Work and live to serve others, to leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness.
Success is not just making money. Success is happiness. Success is fulfillment; it’s the ability to give.
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
Robert Green Ingersoll
The good life consists in deriving happiness by using your signature strengths every day in the main realms of living. The meaningful life adds one more component: using these same strengths to forward knowledge, power or goodness.
Now you know my credo: Free-market capitalism is the best path to prosperity. And let me add to that from our Founding Fathers: Our Creator endowed us with the inalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In other words, freedom.
An actor’s body should be full of emotions, whether it is happiness or sorrow, pain or joy, enraged or elated.
You don’t think in depression that you’ve put on a gray veil and are seeing the world through the haze of a bad mood. You think that the veil has been taken away, the veil of happiness, and that now you’re seeing truly.
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern.
Happiness is the target one only has to aim at in order to miss.
John Cooper Clarke
Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.
Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.
William E. Gladstone
In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love.
Happiness is a great power of holiness. Thus, kind words, by their power of producing happiness, have also a power of producing holiness, and so of winning men to God.
Frederick William Faber
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
Rita Mae Brown
Discouragement, fear, doubt, lack of self-confidence, are the germs which have killed the prosperity and happiness of tens of thousands of people.
Orison Swett Marden
Economists typically think that your happiness goes up as you get more money, but the more you have, the less each additional dollar matters. This means that you value money most in times when you have less income and more expenses.
Human mind has way too many shades. It would be so boring if this world was all sugar and gloss, just happy, colourful lives. People singing songs is not always the reality. Just like happiness and love, people also feel wrath, jealousy and vengeance!
Shweta Basu Prasad
I just want to say to women, ‘Be yourself – it’s the inner beauty that counts. You are your own best friend, the key to your own happiness, and as soon as you understand that – and it takes a few heartbreaks – you can be happy.’
Public health service should be as fully organized and as universally incorporated into our governmental system as is public education. The returns are a thousand fold in economic benefits, and infinitely more in reduction of suffering and promotion of human happiness.
The revolutionary sees his task as liberation not only of the oppressed but also of the oppressor. Happiness can never truly exist in a state of tension.
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
Lydia M. Child
With trans people, I just think you can’t help the way you are born, though. You know, it’s DNA, it’s genetics. I’m just glad people can do things about their own happiness. I think this thought process that they’re trying to wipe out women is a bit ridiculous – it’s a minority of people.
Happiness is not something you achieve. It’s not something you do or someplace you get to. Happiness is something you inhabit.
I wish all happiness, good health and togetherness to those close to me.
Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever.
The independence of all political and other bother is a happiness.
Rutherford B. Hayes
I am possessive and protective of my babies. Their happiness means more to me than anything else on this world. I love them more than I would ever have thought was possible.
Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends.
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
The white man’s happiness cannot be purchased by the black man’s misery.
It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one’s earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison.
We thought L.A. would just be sunshine and happiness all around.
The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible.
Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.
John Stuart Mill
Happiness is fleeting – I think that’s the main lesson I have learned.
Money can’t buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
If you are kept in ignorance of the true way and permit yourself to rely upon and be guided by the opinion of imperfect man, you can never gain the riches that will bring you peace and lasting happiness.
Joseph Franklin Rutherford
The world is full of a lot of fear and a lot of negativity, and a lot of judgment. I just think people need to start shifting into joy and happiness. As corny as it sounds, we need to make a shift.
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control.
One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.
The groundwork of all happiness is health.
I’m constantly tortured, and that’s why I say happiness is irrelevant. Happiness is for children and yuppies.
If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
I honestly believe true happiness lies in lowered expectations. In opening the door to let the air in.
We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.
If we depend for our happiness on another, on society or on environment, they become essential to us; we cling to them, and any alteration of these we violently oppose because we depend upon them for our psychological security and comfort.
Happiness is only real when shared.
The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Happiness, the feeling of positivity, really is the foundation of productivity.
A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
James E. Faust
If we want to increase our own happiness, we need to invest in growing the community happiness and also take care of the whole, of Mother Earth.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.
Happiness, I do not know where to turn to discover you on earth, in the air or the sky; yet I know you exist and are no futile dream.
Rosalia de Castro
It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him.
Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool.
John Mason Good
There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel.
Just stop for a minute and you’ll realize you’re happy just being. I think it’s the pursuit that screws up happiness. If we drop the pursuit, it’s right here.
Heroism is accessible. Happiness is more difficult.
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
C. S. Lewis
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.
Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little.
Happiness is always a coincidence.
A man doesn’t know what happiness is until he’s married. By then, it’s too late.
I’m trying to broaden the scope of positive psychology well beyond the smiley face. Happiness is just one-fifth of what human beings choose to do.
Off with you! You’re a happy fellow, for you’ll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!
Ludwig van Beethoven
I think a child may be the only thing that could give me true happiness.
I’m an inherently happy person. It comes from the inside, which means you can achieve happiness under any circumstance.
I’m no expert. I have no psychic powers, and I sure don’t possess any secret wisdom. I’m just Janet. I have strengths, weaknesses, fears, happiness, sadness. I experience joy and I experience pain. I’m highly emotional. I’m very vulnerable.
Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted.
What’s the use of happiness? It can’t buy you money.
No one likes doing chores. In happiness surveys, housework is ranked down there with commuting as activities that people enjoy the least. Maybe that’s why figuring out who does which chores usually prompts, at best, tense discussion in a household and, at worst, outright fighting.
Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.
Helen Gurley Brown
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
There is an old saying that money can’t buy happiness. If it could, I would buy myself four hits every game.