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Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss, writer

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. Euripides, poet

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi, leader

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln, president

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

To be happy we must not be too concerned with others. Albert Camus, philosopher

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. Buddha, leader

Loneliness is emptiness, but happiness is you. Johnny Cash, musician

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. Pele, athlete

Happiness is that you have three things: something you do, something you love, and something you aspire to. Leo Tolstoy, novelist

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo, author

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature. Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust, author

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khayyam, poet

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit. Hosea Ballou, clergyman

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness. George Orwell, author

I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness. Frederic Chopin, composer

Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness. Buddha, leader

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values. Ayn Rand, writer

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude. Dale Carnegie, writer

Whoever is happy will make others happy too. Anne Frank, diarist

Never put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket. Unknown,

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. Socrates, philosopher

Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy Paulo Coelho, novelist

There is no key to happiness, the door is always open. Mother Teresa, leader

Reach into your imagination and see what makes you happy. Bryant H. McGill, poet

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman

Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness. Frank Tyger, cartoonist

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times. Anonymous,

The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it. Elbert Hubbard, writer

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. Dale Carnegie, writer

The key to happiness is good health and a bad memory Ingrid Bergman, actress

If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires. Epicurus, philosopher

He is rich who owes nothing. Proverbs,

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, rather, a manner of traveling. Samuel Johnson, author

It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfilment, it is in the happiness of pursuit. Denis Waitley, motivational speaker

Remember that very little is needed to make a happy life. Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted. Deepak Chopra, philosopher

The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does. James Barrie,

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open. John Barrymore, actor

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration Pat Conroy, author

Happiness depends upon ourselves. Aristotle, philosopher

All happiness depends on courage and work. Honore de Balzac, novelist

Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. Robert Anthony, author

If you want to be happy for a year, plant a garden; If you want to be happy for life, plant a tree. English Proverbs,

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. Mark Twain, author

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. Helen Keller, author

Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think. Dale Carnegie, writer

Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness. Bryant H. McGill, poet

Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then. Anthony Hopkins, actor

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. Ernest Hemingway, novelist

Happiness is good health and a bad memory. Ingrid Bergman, actress

Some people never find it, some only pretend, but I just want to live happily ever after every now and then. Jimmy Buffett, musician

The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. Ernest Dimnet, clergyman

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Joseph Addison, writer

The biggest lie on the planet: When I get what I want, I will be happy. Source Unknown,

It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy Immanuel Kant, philosopher

Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts, while adversity is often as the rain of spring. Chinese Proverbs,

Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy. Yevgeny Yevtushenko, poet

Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author

Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. Guillaume Apollinaire, novelist

The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. Carl Jung, psychologist

The secret of happiness is something to do. John Burroughs, author

Happiness is a perfume which you cannot pour on someone without getting some on yourself. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved. Victor Hugo, author

Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself. Plutarch, philosopher

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. Oscar Wilde, dramatist

While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment. Proverbs,

Where one is wise two are happy. Proverbs,

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. J.R.R. Tolkien, writer

It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it. Dale Carnegie, writer

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention. Greg Anderson, athlete

The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. Benjamin Franklin, politician

The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, writer

The purpose of our lives is to be happy. Dalai Lama, leader

There is no happiness; there are only moments of happiness. Proverbs,

The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom. Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down. Charlie Chaplin, actor

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. Dalai Lama, leader

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them. John Stuart Mill, philosopher

The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. Martha Washington, first lady

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. Epictetus, philosopher

Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true. Source Unknown,

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a person and life they lead. Albert Camus, philosopher

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. Eric Hoffer, writer

Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind. Thomas Jefferson, president

Happiness is experienced when your life gives you what you are willing to accept. Ken Keyes Jr.,

Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open. Rose Wilder Lane, journalist

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust, author

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. Nathaniel Hawthorne, novelist

Happiness doesn't come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do. Wilferd A. Peterson,

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. Agnes Repplier, writer

Anything you're good at contributes to happiness. Bertrand Russell, philosopher

But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes. William Shakespeare, dramatist

The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do. Source Unknown,

Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity. Jose Marti, activist

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama, leader

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. Robert Frost, poet

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. C.S. Lewis, novelist

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness. Bertrand Russell, philosopher

Happiness is unrepentant pleasure. Socrates, philosopher

Happiness is the act of being tough with ourselves and tender with others. Source Unknown,

To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea. James Madison, president

The path to cheerfulness is to sit cheerfully and to act and speak as if cheerfulness were already there. William James, philosopher

Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get. Bernard Meltzer, lawyer

The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. Source Unknown,

If you're ever given the choice between happiness and intelligence choose happiness Source Unknown,

Happiness is a warm puppy. Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist

There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy. Dante Alighieri, poet

The most exciting happiness is the happiness generated by forces beyond your control. Ogden Nash, poet

Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness. Chuang Tzu,

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. Joseph Addison, writer

It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace. Chuck Palahniuk, novelist

The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. Eckhart Tolle, teacher

To have joy one must share it. Happiness was born a twin. Lord (George Gordon) Byron, poet

Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, writer

It's never too late to have a happy childhood. Wayne Dyer, psychologist

One feels inclined to say that the intention that man should be happy is not included in the plan of Creation. Sigmund Freud, psychologist

Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness. Lao Tzu, philosopher

The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness George Orwell, author

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. C. H. (Charles Haddon) Spurgeon,

The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy. Ben Stein, actor

If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time. Edith Wharton, author

When we are happy we are always good, but when we are good we are not always happy. Oscar Wilde, dramatist

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open. Chuck Palahniuk, novelist

All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife. Daniel Boone, explorer

Happiness seems made to be shared. Pierre Corneille, dramatist

Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it. William Feather, author

Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past. Doug Horton,

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. Vernon Howard, author

To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity. Samuel Johnson, author

We are no longer happy as soon as we wish to be happier. Walter Savage Landor, poet

Act happy, feel happy, be happy, without a reason in the world. Then you can love, and do what you will. Dan Millman, author

The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness. William Saroyan,

We are never happy; we can only remember that we were so once. Alexander Smith, poet

Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources. Herbert Spencer, philosopher

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. Freya Stark, writer

The best advice on the art of being happy is about as easy to follow as advice to be well when one is sick. Madame Swetchine, writer

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others! William Hazlitt, critic

Happy people don’t worry about what other people think about them. Gail Vaz-Oxlade, writer

If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else. Chinese Proverbs,

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged. Louisa May Alcott, novelist

Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response. Mildred Barthel,

Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalized. G. K. Chesterton, writer

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in stranger's gardens. Douglas William Jerrold, dramatist

True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice. Ben Jonson, poet

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; The wise grows it under his feet. J. Robert Oppenheimer, physicist

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