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“Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.”Marquis de Condorcet

“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.”Eckhart Tolle

“The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.”Brian Tracy

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

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”George Bernard Shaw

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow. It only saps today of its joy.”Leo Buscaglia

“A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.”William Arthur Ward

“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.”Mary Lou Retton

“I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.”Dalai Lama

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.”Joseph Campbell

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. - George Sand, Quotes about happiness

“Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.”Leo Tolstoy

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”Abraham Lincoln

“Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”― Unknown

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 ,Quotes about happiness

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”Kahlil Gibran

“If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.”Morris West

“Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.”Milton Erickson

Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years. - Ausonius ,Quotes about happiness

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”Mark Twain

“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

“Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.” – Unknown

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness. - Euripides ,Quotes about happiness

“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.” – Albert Camus

“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 year — inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.” – Chinese Proverb

Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether you let it affect you or not. - Valerie Bertinelli ,Quotes about happiness

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” – Ashley Montagu

“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.” – Stacey Charter

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” ― George Bernard Shaw ,Quotes about happiness

“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.” – Dale Carnegie

“It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” – Lucille Ball

“Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” – Winnie the Pooh

“Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.” ― Leo Tolstoy ,Quotes about happiness

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

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” – Frederick Keonig

“Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.” ― Milton Erickson ,Quotes about happiness

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.” – Eskimo Proverb

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh ,Quotes about happiness

“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.”– Mary Stuart

“There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.”– Seneca

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” – Ashley Montag ,Quotes about happiness

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”– Robert A. Heinlein

Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.”– Dennis Waitley

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

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ― Abraham Lincoln ,Quotes about happiness

“The only joy in the world is to begin.”– Cesare Pavese

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go”– Oscar Wilde

“Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.”

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”– Marthe Troly-Curtin

“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon”– Winnie the Pooh

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”– Herman Cain

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius ,Quotes about happiness

“What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.”– Confucius

“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.”– Anthony de Mello

“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 ,Quotes about happiness

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”– Dalai Lama

“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 that has been opened for us.”– Helen Keller

“Happiness is acceptance.”

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”– Aristotle

“It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.”– Seneca

“The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.”– Marcel Pagnol

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama ,Quotes about happiness

“If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling in the world.”– Joseph Addison

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”– George Burns

“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

“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.” – Arthur Schopenhauer ,Quotes about happiness

“The pleasure which we most rarely experience gives us greatest delight.– Epictetus

“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.”– L.M. Montgomery

“Happiness is acceptance.”– Unknown

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


“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle ,Quotes about happiness

“We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround us as members of the same human family. The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness.”– Dalai Lama

“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.”– Dr. Robert Anthony

“The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.”– Aesop

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi ,Quotes about happiness

“For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them.”– Seneca

“A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?”Albert Einstein

“Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.”

“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”– Bertrand Russell

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”– Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

“Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.” – Dennis Waitley ,Quotes about happiness

“Happiness is a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the plain, On its arrival slows and murks. For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights.”– Kahlil Gibran

“Happiness is a state of activity.”– Aristotle

“This planet has – or rather had – a problem, which was this: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned with the movement of small green pieces of paper, which was odd because on the whole it wasn’t the small green pieces of paper that were unhappy.”– Douglas Adams

“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 ,Quotes about happiness

“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.”– Eleanor Roosevelt

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”– Confucius

“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.”– Arthur Schopenhauer

“Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.” – Eskimo Proverb

“Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other – it is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.”– Charles Caleb Colton

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“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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