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We have a collection of 9 Happiness quotes from Samuel Johnson

"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." (ID 54441)

"Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult." (ID 54449)

"Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure." (ID 54554)

"Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it." (ID 54633)

"I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government other than another. It is of no moment to the happiness of an individual." (ID 54664)

"We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself." (ID 54665)

"There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern." (ID 54666)

"There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible." (ID 54667)

"There is no private house in which people can enjoy themselves so well as at a capital tavern... No, Sir; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn." (ID 54668)

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