Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy. No person will make you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your happiness will not come to you. It can only come from you.— Ralph Marston
Jittery Happiness Is A Choice quotations
I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.
Happiness is not determined by what's happening around you, but rather what's happening inside you. Most people depend on others to gain happiness, but the truth is, it always comes from within.
Ultimately, happiness comes down to choosing between the discomfort of becoming aware of your mental afflictions and the discomfort of being ruled by them.
Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.
Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.
To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy .
.. is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.
Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy.
Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find.
I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health.
You have to believe in happiness, or happiness never comes.
The pursuit of happiness is a matter of choice.
..it is a positive attitude we choose to express. It is not a gift delivered to our door each morning, nor does it come through the window. And it is certain that our circumstances are not the things that make us joyful. If we wait for them to get just right, we will never laugh again.
A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.
Nothing real stands between you and your happiness, only illusion and confusion.
Your story may not have such a happy beginning, but that doesn't make you who you are. It is the rest of your story, who you choose to be.
You have two choices: You can make a living, or you can design a life.
Happiness is a choice we make. You can wake up and say, 'Oh, I can't believe it's so cold,' or you can say, 'Oh, wow, this is a great opportunity for me to try out my new sweater.' No one can be consistently positive, but why not make the choice that makes you feel better rather than the one that drags you down?
Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice.
To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.
Be happy. Be yourself. If others don't like it, then let them be. Happiness is a choice. Life isn't about pleasing everybody.
I've realized that being happy is a choice.
Motherhood is a choice you make every day, to put someone else's happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you're not sure what the right thing is... and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.
Happiness is a form of courage.
You have to take an active role in making yourself happy.
That's why I say happiness is a choice. Because you have to choose it.
Stop giving someone else the job of making you happy.
It's not the situation that's causing your stress, it's your thoughts, and you can change that right here and now. You can choose to be peaceful right here and now. Peace is a choice, and it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
Whenever you notice your thoughts detour into attack mode, say out loud or to yourself: Happiness is a choice I make.
A liberated woman is one who feels confident in herself, and is happy in what she is doing. She is a person who has a sense of self-it all comes down to a freedom of choice.
If you're not happy, you can become happy. Happiness is a choice.
To me, ultimate happiness is a journey, not a destination.
It's not somewhere you end up, it's making choices every day to make yourself happy.
Happiness is a choice. You grieve, you stomp your feet, you pick yourself up and choose to be happy.
I now discover how wonderful I am. I choose to love and enjoy myself.
You don’t need a reason to be happy...your desire to be so is sufficient.
No one can grant you happiness. Happiness is a choice we all have the power to make.
Happiness is a choice. You have to choose it - and you have to fight for it.