Happy Quotations

Happy Quotations
  1. "We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented."
    -- Walter Savage Landor

  2. "Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open."
    --Rose Lane

  3. "I have only two kinds of days: happy and hysterically happy."
    --Allen J. Lefferdink

  4. " Happiness is a by-product. You cannot pursue it by itself."
    --Samuel Levenson

  5. " People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be."
    -- Abraham Lincoln

  6. "Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin."
    -- John Lubbock

  7. "Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself."
    -- Og Mandino

  8. "When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, this is happiness, this is success."
    -- Orison Swett Marden

  9. "Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get."
    -- Bernard Meltzer

  10. "I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive."
    -- Henry Miller

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

  12. "The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mood of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; for happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up."
    -- Charles Langbridge Morgan

  13. " Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy."
    -- Cynthia Nelms

  14. " Happiness adds and multiplies, as we divide it with others."-- A. Nielsen

  15. "We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile."
    -- Earl Nightingale

  16. "AIf my heart can become pure and simple, like that of a child, I think there probably can be no greater happiness than this."
    -- Kitaro Nishida

  17. "Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day. It is a choice based on the knowledge that we belong to God and have found in God our refuge and our safety and that nothing, not even death, can take God away from us. Joy is the experience of knowing that you are unconditionally loved and that nothing--sickness, failure, emotional distress, oppression, war, or even death--can take that love away."
    --Henri Nouwen

  18. "The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet."
    --James Oppenheim

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

  20. "Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful."
    -- Norman Vincent Peale

  21. "Happiness doesn't come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do."
    -- Wilfred A. Peterson

  22. "The happiest people are those who think the most interesting thoughts. Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. And they are not only happy in themselves, they are the cause of happiness in others."
    -- William Lyon Phelphs

  23. "Our happiness in this world depends on the affections we are able to inspire."
    -- Duchess Prazlin

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

  25. " Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present."
    -- Jim Rohn

  26. " Happiness.it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort."
    --Franklin D. Roosevelt

  27. "Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best."
    --Theodore I. Rubin

  28. "True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new."
    -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  29. "Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have."
    -- Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel (1907-1990) American theologian, author and educator

  30. " Joy comes from using your potential."
    --Will Schultz

  31. "Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead."
    -- Scottish Proverb

  32. " Life at its noblest leaves mere happiness far behind; and indeed cannot endure it."
    Happiness is not the object of life: life has no object: it is an end in itself; and courage consists in the readiness to sacrifice happiness for an intenser quality of life."
    -- George Bernard Shaw

  33. "The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not."
    -- George Bernard Shaw

  34. "The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you'll never find it."
    -- C.P. Snow

  35. "Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness."
    -- Sophocles

  36. " It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness."
    -- Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  37. " The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy."
    --Ben Stein

  38. "The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from domination of outside conditions."
    -- Robert Louis Stevenson

  39. "There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy, we sow enormous benefits upon the world."
    -- Robert Louis Stevenson

  40. "Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose."
    -- John Stossel

  41. " I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun."
    -- Charles R. Swindoll

  42. " Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society."
    -- William Makepeace Thackeray

  43. "Happiness walks on busy feet."
    -- Kitte Turmell

  44. "Happiness is a Swedish sunset; it is there for all, but most of us look the other way and lose it."
    -- Mark Twain

  45. "The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."
    -- Mark Twain

  46. "The surest way to happiness is to lose yourself in a cause greater than yourself."
    -- Unknown

  47. "Love is - seeking to make another person happy."
    -- Unknown

  48. "I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances."
    --Martha Washington

  49. "Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline."
    -- Edwin Percy Whipple

  50. "Happy people plan actions, they don't plan results."
    -- Dennis Wholey

  51. "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."
    -- Oscar Wilde

  52. "No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness."
    -- Mary Wollstonecraft

  53. "Learn to be calm and you will always be happy."
    -- Paramhansa Yogananda

  54. "What's the use of happiness? It can't buy you money."
    -- Henny Youngman

  55. "People who never achieve happiness are the ones who complain whenever they're awake, and whenever they're asleep, they are thinking about what to complain about tomorrow."
    -- Adam Zimbler

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