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- Happiness Quotes -

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

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

One ought to seek out virtue for its own sake, without being influenced by fear or hope, or by any external influence. Moreover, that in that does happiness consist.
~ Diogenes

It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very much about our own pleasures. We can only have the highest happiness such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves.
~ George Eliot

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
~ Helen Keller

A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.
~ Bernard de Fontenelle

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
~ Abraham Lincoln

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
~ Immanuel Kant

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 been opened for us.
~ Helen Keller

We are never so happy nor so unhappy as we imagine.
~ La Rochefoucauld

Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.
~ Francesca Reigler

Happiness is having what you want and wanting what you have.
~ Josh Bullings

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
~ George Bernard Shaw
Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own.
~ Johann Pestalozzi

If you want to be happy, be.
~ Leo Tolstoy
We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
~ Walter Savage Landor

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

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
~ George Bernard Shaw
Happiness is something that you are, and it comes from the way you think.
~ Wayne Dyer
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.
~ Bertrand Russell

Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.
~ Author Unknown

Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so.
~ John Stuart Mill

Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people's happiness.
~ Aldous Huxley
We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it.
~ Mignon McLaughlin

One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.
~ Leo Tolstoy
As people spin faster and faster in the pursuit of merely personal happiness, they become exhausted in the futile effort of chasing themselves.
~ Andrew Delbanco

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
~ Rita Mae Brown

There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.
~ Wayne Dyer
Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them.
~ Leo Tolstoy
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
~ Dalai Lama
For every minute you are angry with someone, you lose 60 seconds of happiness that you can never get back.
~ Author Unknown

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History is the lie commonly agreed upon.
~ Voltaire

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
~ C.S. Lewis
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~ H.P. Lovecraft
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