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Quotations about happiness


Happiness is a universal pursuit, an aspiration that transcends cultures, ages, and backgrounds. It is the profound and elusive emotion that we all strive to experience in our lives. Happiness can be found in the simplest of pleasures, the warmth of connections, and the pursuit of our passions. In this compilation, we explore the lighter side of happiness, presenting a collection of uplifting and amusing quotations that celebrate the joy, laughter, and moments of levity that contribute to our well-being. So, let your smile shine and your heart soar as we embark on a journey to explore the lighter side of happiness.

Laughter is the pathway to happiness, and in this collection, we bring you a compilation of funny quotations that celebrate the joyous, whimsical, and light-hearted moments that contribute to our happiness. From humorous observations on the pursuit of happiness to witty remarks about the unexpected sources of joy, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the delightful and often comical aspects of finding happiness in life.

quotations about happiness

Happy as a bastard on Father's Day. Australian expression Anon

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. Walter Bagehot (English economist and essayist, 1826-77)

Happiness is good health- and a bad memory. Ingrid Bergman (Swedish actress, 1915-82)

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns (American comedian, 1896-1996)

Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after. Lord Byron (English poet, 1788-1824)

Happiness is... finding two olives in your martini when you're hungry. Johnny Carson (American broadcaster and comedian, 1925-2005)

There's no greater bliss in life than when the plumber eventually comes to unblock your drains. No writer can give that sort of pleasure. Victoria Glendinning (English biographer and novelist, 1937-)

12.35 p.m.- The phone rings. I am not amused. This is not my favourite way to wake up. My favourite way to wake up is to have a certain French movie star whisper softly to me at two-thirty in the afternoon that if I want to get to Sweden in time to pick up my Nobel Prize for Literature I had better ring for breakfast. This occurs rather less often than one might wish. Fran Lebowitz (American writer, 1946-)

There's no pleasure on earth that's worth sacrificing for the sake of an extra five years in the geriatric ward of the Sunset Old People's Home, Weston-Super-Mare. John Mortimer (English writer and barrister, 1923-2009)

Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact. Bertrand Russell (British philosopher and mathematician, 1872-1970)

He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed. Saki (Scottish writer, 1870-1916)

But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth. George Bernard Shaw (Irish dramatist, 1856-1950)

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it. George Bernard Shaw (Irish dramatist, 1856-1950)

Life would be very pleasant if it were not for its enjoyments. R. S. Surtees 1805-64 English sporting journalist and novelist

Let us all be happy, and live within our means, even if we have to borrer the money to do it with. Artemus Ward (American humorist, 1834-67)

A cigarette is the perfect type of a perfect pleasure. It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want? Oscar Wilde (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

All the things I really like to do are either illegal, immoral, or fattening. Alexander Woollcott (American writer, 1887-1943)

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