117 Quotes About Happiness

  • "Do you want a happy heart when you are old? Then get with the Lord and stay with Him. That is how it works."

    - Shelton Smith
    Topics: Happiness, Age

  • "God limits the happiness and pleasure we have now precisely so we might not become attached to this world or dependent upon it or fearful of leaving it (dying), as well as to stir in our hearts a longing and yearning and holy anticipation for what is yet to come."

    - Sam Storms
    Topics: Happiness

  • "Happy the soul that has been awed by a view of God's majesty."

    - A. W. Pink
    Topics: God, Happiness

  • "It was when I was happiest that I longed most. The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing to find the place where all the beauty came from."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Happiness, Beauty

  • "Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will."

    - Thomas Aquinas
    Topics: Happiness, Virtue

  • "Divine love is perfect peace and joy, it is a freedom from all disquiet, it is all content and happiness; and makes everything to rejoice in itself."

    - William Law
    Topics: Happiness, Freedom, Love

  • "Happiness is untested delight. Joy is delight tested."

    - Jack Hyles
    Topics: Happiness, Joy

  • "Joy is distinctly a Christian word and a Christian thing. It is the reverse of happiness. Happiness is the result of what happens of an agreeable sort. Joy has its springs deep down inside. And that spring never runs dry, no matter what happens. Only Jesus gives that joy. He had joy, singing its music within, even under the shadow of the cross."

    - S.D. Gordon
    Topics: Joy, Happiness

  • "Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure; Where your treasure is, there is your heart; Where your heart is, there is your happiness."

    - Augustine
    Topics: Wealth, The Heart, Happiness

  • "All mankind's unhappiness derives from one thing: his inability to know how to remain in repose in one room."

    - Blaise Pascal
    Topics: Happiness

  • "He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Happiness

  • "Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalized."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Happiness

  • "If true happiness depended on the thoughts of man, then all philosophers and deep thinkers would be filled to overflowing with it."

    - Sadhu Sundar Singh
    Topics: Happiness, Philosophy

  • "There once was in man a true happiness of which now remain to him only the mark and empty trace, which he in vain tries to fill from all his surroundings, seeking from things absent the help he does not obtain in things present. But these are all inadequate, because the infinite abyss can only be filled by an infinite and immutable object, that is to say, only by God Himself."

    - Blaise Pascal
    Topics: Happiness, God

  • "The problem is that contemporary people think life is all about finding happiness. We decide what conditions will make us happy and then we work to bring those conditions about. To live for happiness means that you are trying to get something out of life. But when suffering comes along, it takes the conditions for happiness away, and so suffering destroys all your reason to keep living. But to 'live for meaning' means not that you try to get something out of life but rather that life expects something from us. In other words, you have meaning only when there is something in life more important than your own personal freedom and happiness, something for which you are glad to sacrifice your happiness.129"

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: suffering, happiness,

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