Happiness Quotes

I should like to call you by all the endearing epithets, and yet I can find no lovelier word than the simple word “dear,” but there is a particular way of saying it. My dear one, then, I have wept for joy to think that you are mine, and often wonder if 1 deserve you.

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering “it will be happier.”

I don’t believe in icons. I don’t believe in personalities. I believe that peace lies beyond personality, beyond invention and disguise, beyond the red S that you wear on your chest that makes bullets bounce off.

The ultimate relationship, I think, as corny as it may sound, is with God and yourself. I’m happiest when I meditate, because you can be anywhere in the world and be anyone and anything and it’s totally unconditional.

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly despairing, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

What can I say at seventy-five? Thank God for my good life, and for all the love that has been given to me.

In therapy I began to explore other ways of communicating, and I’m the happiest I’ve ever been on the radio. And it’s not to suggest that the radio show isn’t completely insane still — which it is. There’s a lot of outrageous humor in things, but what I also began to guard and protect are […]

What I live for is those … moments where you really feel like it’s real life, and you’re in this character, and you’re in this moment and you’re recreating life as it goes along. That to me is like a drug. It’s like the ultimate high.

The great majority of human beings have to work the greater part of the day, and then amuse themselves afterwards— if they are not too tired. But the lucky few derive their keenest interest and enjoyment not from any contrast between business and idle hours—but from the work itself.

People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.