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1. Happiness… consists in giving, and in serving others. – Henry Drummond

2. I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride. – Alexandre Dumas

3. I believe that we’re as happy in life as we make up our minds to be. – Lucille Ball

4. Those who have given themselves the most concern about the happiness of peoples have made their neighbors very miserable. – Anatole France

5. We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy. – Cyril Connolly

6. Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us. – Henri Matisse

7. Happiness is a habit?cultivate it. – Elbert Hubbard

8. No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right. – Helen Keller

9. You never know what life is like, until you have lived it. – Marilyn Monroe

10. Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections. – Gerard Way

11. A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. – Phyllis Diller

12. Life’s greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved. – Victor Hugo

13. Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. – Democritus

14. You will never be happier than you expect. To change your happiness, change your expectation. – Bette Davis

15. Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you. – James Freeman Clarke

16. People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. – Anton Chekhov

17. Letting go gives us freedom and freedom is the only condition for happiness – Nhat Hanh

18. He who is good is happy. – William Habington

19. Real elation is when you feel you could touch a star without standing on tiptoe. – Doug Larson

20. A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance. – Anatole France

21. Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. – Anne Frank

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

23. You have to do your thing no matter what anyone says. It’s your life. – Ethan Embry

24. Your happiness is a gift because it literally brings out the best in you. – Robert Holden

25. Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. – Mother Teresa

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

27. Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. – Emily Dickinson

28. The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable. – Philibert Joseph Roux

29. No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy. – Thomas Fuller

30. The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government. – Thomas Jefferson

31. The very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. – Dalai Lama

32. Fear is stupid. So are regrets. – Marilyn Monroe

33. No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it. – Helen Keller

34. Sometimes we don’t find the thing that will make us happy because we can’t give up the thing that was supposed to. – Robert Breault

35. Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing. – Napoleon Hill

36. Read at whim! Read at whim! – Randall Jarrell

37. The best things in life aren’t things. – Art Buchwald

38. Laughter is the language of the soul. – Pablo Neruda

39. I begin to see that a man’s got to be in his own heaven to be happy. – Mark Twain

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

41. The greatest joys of life are happy memories. Your job is to create as many of them as possible. – Brian Tracy

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

43. A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity. – Thomas Jefferson

44. The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods. – Elbert Hubbard

45. It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will. – Lucy Maud Montgomery

46. Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life. – Linus Pauling

47. Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of your heart. – Mort Walker

48. There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts. – Richard Bach

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

50. nothing is impossible – Walt Disney

51. One of the secrets of a happy life is continous small treats. – Iris Murdoch

52. Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose. – C. S. Lewis

53. The happiness of married life depends upon making small sacrifices with readiness and cheerfulness. – John Selden

54. Seeking happiness, I passed many travelers headed in the opposite direction, seeking happiness. – Robert Breault

55. You have two choices: You can make a living, or you can design a life. – Jim Rohn

56. Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes. – Charles Dickens

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

58. There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way. – Nhat Hanh

59. You can’t buy happiness – Kurt Cobain

60. Happiness is the true beauty weapon. – Susan Sarandon

61. To describe happiness is to diminish it. – Stendhal

62. If I could drop dead right now, I’d be the happiest man alive. – Samuel Goldwyn

63. There’s a huge difference between achieving to be happy and happily achieving. – Tony Robbins

64. Wisdom is founded on memory; happiness on forgetfulness. – Mason Cooley

65. My path is about Joy. – Esther Hicks

66. Universal happiness keeps the wheels steadily turning, truth and beauty can’t. – Aldous Huxley

67. Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change. – Friedrich Schiller

68. When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness. – Nicole Kidman

69. I look on that man as happy, who, when there is question of success, looks into his work for a reply. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

71. Misery is almost always the result of thinking. – Joseph Joubert

72. You are on the eve of a complete victory. You can’t go wrong. The world is behind you. – Josephine Baker

73. Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek. – Dalai Lama

74. I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget. – William Lyon Phelps

75. Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy. – Milton H. Erickson

76. We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. – George Bernard Shaw

77. All I can say about life is, ‘Oh God, enjoy it!’ – Bob Newhart

78. Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. – Pearl S. Buck

79. Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. – Benjamin Franklin

80. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. – James Oppenheim

81. Happiness is a state of activity. – Aristotle

82. Happiness is in the taste, and not in the things. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

83. Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible. – Marcel Proust

84. The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions. – Robert Louis Stevenson

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

86. Nothing real stands between you and your happiness, only illusion and confusion. – Robert Holden

87. I do not think we have a “right” to happiness. If happiness happens, say thanks. – Marlene Dietrich

88. Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. – John Barrymore

89. Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. – Guillaume Apollinaire

90. The hardest habit of all to break is the terrible habit of happiness. – Theodosia Garrison

91. Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness. – Don Marquis

92. Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured. – Ambrose Bierce

93. Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable. – Leo Rosten

94. By heaven we understand a state of happiness infinite in degree, and endless in duration. – Benjamin Franklin

95. Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin. – John Lubbock

96. Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys. – Christian Nestell Bovee

97. The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. – Fyodor Dostoevsky

98. A thing of beauty is a joy forever. – John Keats

99. We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle. – Marilyn Monroe

100. Remember that very little is needed to make a happy life. – Marcus Aurelius

101. The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. – Eric Hoffer

102. Joy comes not through possession or ownership but through a wise and loving heart. – Gautama Buddha

103. Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens. – Douglas William Jerrold

104. If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. – Roald Dahl

105. With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. – William Shakespeare

106. Giggle potential is everywhere; we just need to slow down long enough to see it. – Marilyn Meberg

107. Don’t Worry Be Happy. – Meher Baba

108. Happiness can be achieved through training the mind. – Dalai Lama

109. As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you. – Fran Lebowitz

110. Isn’t it cool when the days that are supposed to feel good, actually do? – Jim Carrey

111. Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it. – Henry Ward Beecher

112. Laughter is an instant vacation. – Milton Berle

113. It is necessary to hope… for hope itself is happiness. – Samuel Johnson

114. We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier. – Walter Savage Landor

115. Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values. – Ayn Rand

116. Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

117. Don’t Seek Happiness. If you seek it, you won’t find it, because seeking is the antithesis of happiness – Eckhart Tolle

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

119. When one is happy there is no time to be fatigued; being happy engrosses the whole attention. – E.F. Benson

120. I’d far rather be happy than right any day. – Douglas Adams

121. If you pursue happiness you never find it. – C.P. Snow

122. Happiness can be thought, taught and caught… but not bought. – Harvey Mackay

123. Be happy. It’s one way of being wise. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

124. Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. – James M. Barrie

125. Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. – Albert Schweitzer

126. Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self? – Ralph Waldo Emerson

127. There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

128. A person starts to live when he can live outside himself. – Albert Einstein

129. You’re happiest while you’re making the greatest contribution. – Robert Kennedy

130. Confidence on the outside begins by living with integrity on the inside. – Brian Tracy

131. Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death. – James F. Byrnes

132. Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it. – Bernard Meltzer

133. Happiness is not in things; happiness is in you. – Robert Holden

134. There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go. – Jean Paul

135. That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great. – Willa Cather

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

137. I can’t’ are two words that have never been in my vocabulary. I believe in me more than anything in this world. – Wilma Rudolph

138. Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not. – George Bernard Shaw

139. I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process. – Oprah Winfrey

140. Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it. – Alexandre Dumas

141. Smile doesn’t mean that someone is happy. Sometimes it just means that you’re strong. – Zayn Malik

142. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

143. A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him. – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

144. Happiness is living by inner purpose. – David W Augsburger

145. To live long and achieve happiness, cultivate the art of radiating happiness. – Malcolm Forbes

146. Happiness is right in front of you. – Hafez

147. The activity of happiness must occupy an entire lifetime; for one swallow does not a summer make. – Aristotle

148. I can think of nothing less pleasurable than a life devoted to pleasure. – John D. Rockefeller

149. Joy never feasts so high as when the first course is of misery. – John Suckling

150. The happy have whole days, and those they choose. The unhappy have but hours, and those they lose. – Colley Cibber

151. By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves. – Gordon B. Hinckley

152. I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve. – Jane Austen

153. To fill the hour??that is happiness. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

154. Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter. – Friedrich Nietzsche

155. The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government. – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

156. To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness. – John Dewey

157. It’s a sign of mediocrity when you demonstrate gratitude with moderation. – Roberto Benigni

158. The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

159. Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them? – Rose Kennedy

160. True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents. – John W. Gardner

161. Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. – Immanuel Kant

162. A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live. – Bertrand Russell

163. Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses. – Alphonse Karr

164. Enjoyment is just the sound of being centered. – Rajneesh

165. If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story. – Orson Welles

166. Sow good services: sweet remembrances will grow from them. – Madame de Stael

167. If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. – Albert Einstein

168. Really high-minded people are indifferent to happiness, especially other people’s. – Bertrand Russell

169. There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations. – Jodi Picoult

170. Speak or act with a pure mind and happiness will follow. – Sogyal Rinpoche

171. Happiness is equilibrium. Shift your weight. – Tom Stoppard

172. Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness. – George Santayana

173. Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared. – Gautama Buddha

174. The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are. – Goldie Hawn

175. What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life. – Leo Buscaglia

176. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. – Mother Teresa

177. The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. – Henry Ward Beecher

178. To like many people spontaneously and without effort is perhaps the greatest of all sources of personal happiness. – Bertrand Russell

179. If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. – Andrew Carnegie

180. Learn to ne happy with what you have. – Gautama Buddha

181. An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. – Maurice Maeterlinck

182. You can’t postpone sorrow, so why would you postpone happiness? – Robert Breault

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

184. The purpose of our lives is to be happy. – Dalai Lama

185. Happiness is a very pretty thing to feel, but very dry to talk about. – Jeremy Bentham

186. A good laugh is sunshine in the house. – William Makepeace Thackeray

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

188. Decide to be happy, knowing it’s an attitude, a habit gained from daily practice, and not a result or payoff. – Denis Waitley

189. There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor. – Charles Dickens

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

191. Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people brings happiness. – Harold S. Kushner

192. I don’t sing because I’m happy; I’m happy because I sing. – William James

193. He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another. – Aesop

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

195. Happiness is not a reward – it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment – it is a result. – Robert Green Ingersoll

196. The more refined one is, the more unhappy. – Anton Chekhov

197. The happiness you feel is in direct proportion to the love you give. – Oprah Winfrey

198. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. – George Bernard Shaw

199. Happiness was born a twin. – Lord Byron

200. Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Norman MacEwen

201. Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. – Benjamin Franklin

202. Nature decrees that we do not exceed the speed of light. All other impossibilities are optional. – Robert Breault

203. It is a great obstacle to happiness to expect too much. – Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle

204. To be happy is to be able to become aware of oneself without fright. – Walter Benjamin

205. Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

206. The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. – Mark Twain

207. Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration. – Pat Conroy

208. The greatest gift we give to someone who loves us is simply to be happy. – Robert Breault

209. Be happy, and a reason will come along. – Robert Breault

210. The secret to happiness is to find a congenial monotony. – Sean O’Casey

211. If each one of us could make just one other happy, the whole world would know happiness. – Georges Simenon

212. As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death. – Leonardo da Vinci

213. The way to be happy is to make others so. – Robert Green Ingersoll

214. We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

215. Happiness is anyone and anything that’s loved by you. – Charles M. Schulz

216. The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed. – Bennett Cerf

217. Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness. – William E. Gladstone

218. Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so. – John Stuart Mill

219. Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don’t set any condition. – Arthur Rubinstein

220. Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine. – Lord Byron

221. Happiness consists in activity. It is a running stream, not a stagnant pool. – John Mason Good

222. To live happily is an inward power of the soul. – Marcus Aurelius

223. There is no end of craving. Hence contentment alone is the best way to happiness. Therefore, acquire contentment. – Sivananda

224. Angelic happiness is in service, from service, and according to service. – Emanuel Swedenborg

225. The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. – Henry Miller

226. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. – e. e. cummings

227. Happiness is an inside job. – William Arthur Ward

228. When you’re happy you enjoy the music, but when you’re sad you understand the lyrics. – Frank Ocean

229. I think all those people I did stories about measured their own success by the joy their work was giving them. – Charles Kuralt

230. Seek not happiness too greedily and be not fearful of happiness. – Laozi

231. Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment. – George Santayana

232. The greatest happiness in the world is to make others happy. – Luther Burbank

233. When people say they are looking for happiness, I ask, What are you giving to the world? – Oprah Winfrey

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

235. Joy is more divine than sorrow, for joy is bread and sorrow is medicine. – Henry Ward Beecher

236. Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one’s self to do without it. – George Eliot

237. Were the happiness of the next world is as closely apprehended as the felicities of this, it were a martyrdom to live. – Thomas Browne

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

239. Human happiness seems to consist in three ingredients: action, pleasure and indolence. – David Hume

240. Independence is happiness. – Susan B. Anthony

241. The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

242. To be happy is not the purpose of our being, but to deserve happiness. – Immanuel Hermann Fichte

243. Be happy. Talk happiness. – Helen Keller

244. Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste. – Charlotte Bronte

245. My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations. – Michael J. Fox

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

247. There is no expert on what happiness is but many on what it might have been. – Robert Breault

248. Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe. – Orison Swett Marden

249. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

250. Having one child makes you a parent; having two you are a referee. – David Frost

251. Happiness ain’t a thing in itself – it’s only a contrast with something that ain’t pleasant. – Mark Twain

252. What a man is contributes much more to his happiness than what he has or how he is regarded by others. – Arthur Schopenhauer

253. The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live. – Ayn Rand

254. Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it. – Andy Rooney

255. My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose. – Ayn Rand

256. Why not seize the pleasure at once? — How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation! – Jane Austen

257. The joy that isn’t shared dies young. – Anne Sexton

258. The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. – Bertrand Russell

259. Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude. – Dale Carnegie

260. The only way to win happiness is to give it. The more we give, the more we have. – Myrtle Reed

261. I’ve got nothing to do today but smile. – Paul Simon

262. If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule. Never lie to yourself. – Paulo Coelho

263. The world is so full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings. – Robert Louis Stevenson

264. There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one – keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy. – Mark Twain

265. Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness. – Oprah Winfrey

266. It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness. – Thomas Jefferson

267. Happiness requires problems – Harry Levi Hollingworth

268. You’re only young once, but you can be immature forever. – Germaine Greer

269. Happiness is not a life without pain, but rather a life in which the pain is traded for a worthy price. – Orson Scott Card

270. Remember that happiness is a way of travel, it’s not a destination. – Cecelia Ahern

271. Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. – Dr. Seuss

272. Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose. – William Cowper

273. We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them. – Carl Jung

274. The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done. – Thomas Carlyle

275. Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past. – Douglas Horton

276. It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. – Berkeley Breathed

277. Yesterday, happiness came in suddenly, as it used to, and remained for a moment in the great, dark, silent drawing room. – Julien Green

278. Let there be more joy and laughter in your living. – Eileen Caddy

279. They seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods – Edith Wharton

280. Happiness is not perfected until it is shared. – Jane Porter

281. Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it. – Don Herold

282. Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible. – Saint Augustine

283. What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise. – Jerome K. Jerome

284. Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand. – Baruch Spinoza

285. What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

286. Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour. – Walt Whitman

287. Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness. – Ayn Rand

288. It is wrong to assume that men of immense wealth are always happy. – John D. Rockefeller

289. One should be either sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers. – Eugene O’Neill

290. Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want. – Alan Cohen

291. Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they are, who already possess it. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

293. Happiness is a way of travel ? not a destination. – Roy M. Goodman

294. Happiness is the longing for repetition. – Milan Kundera

295. My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate. – Thornton Wilder

296. Don’t be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good. – Nicholas Winton

297. There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction. – Salvador Dali

298. The secret to happiness is to put the burden of proof on unhappiness. – Robert Breault

299. Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails. – Euripides

300. The happiest people are those who do the most for others. The most miserable are those who do the least. – Booker T. Washington

301. If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. – Maya Angelou

302. Whatever you put aside to seek happiness, remember where you put it. – Robert Breault

303. Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by. – Carl Sandburg

304. Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either egotism, selfishness, evil – or else an absolute ignorance. – Graham Greene

305. Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities. – Aldous Huxley

306. Speak or act with a pure mind, and happiness will follow you as your shadow, unshakable. – Gautama Buddha

307. Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle

308. Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. – Marilyn Monroe

309. I have learned that to be with those I like is enough. – Walt Whitman

310. No man is happy who does not think himself so. – Marcus Aurelius

311. Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You must fight for it, strive for it, and insist upon it. – Elizabeth Gilbert

312. What is the worth of anything, But for the happiness ’twill bring? – Richard Owen Cambridge

313. Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself. – Plutarch

314. I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. – J. D. Salinger

315. We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh. – William James

316. Joy comes from using your potential. – William Schutz

317. Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. – Ambrose Bierce

318. But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? – Albert Camus

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

320. The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have. – Woody Allen

321. Happiness is the perpetual possession of being well deceived. – Jonathan Swift

322. Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light. – Groucho Marx

323. We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. – Anne Frank

324. Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that – Michael Leunig

325. You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. – Jonathan Safran Foer

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

327. Man is the artificer of his own happiness. – Henry David Thoreau

328. Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind. – Daphne du Maurier

329. Call no man happy till he is dead. – Aeschylus

330. The secret to happiness…be satisfied and be grateful. – Mitch Albom

331. Love brings much happiness, much more so than pining for someone brings pain. – Albert Einstein

332. There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward. – Khalil Gibran

333. Dear young people, don’t be afraid to marry. A faithful and fruitful marriage will bring you happiness. – Pope Francis

334. The head thinks, the hands labor, but it’s the heart that laughs. – Liz Curtis Higgs

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

336. Eden is that old-fashioned house we dwell in every day Without suspecting our abode until we drive away. – Emily Dickinson

337. No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days. – Max Planck

338. Do you want my one-word secret of happiness? It’s growth – – mental, financial you name it. – Harold Geneen

339. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

341. The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another’s keeping . – Dale Carnegie

342. Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times. – Aeschylus

343. Pleasure is spread through the earth In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find. – William Wordsworth

344. The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness. – Deepak Chopra

345. The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. – Richard Bach

346. I think and think and think, I?ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it. – Jonathan Safran Foer

347. It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow. – Miguel de Cervantes

348. Let’s go hand in hand, not one before another. – William Shakespeare

349. I believe there is a direct correlation between love and laughter. – Yakov Smirnoff

350. Gaiety is a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine. – Denis Diderot

351. The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth. – Albert Einstein

352. Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it. – Samuel Johnson

353. I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another. – Thomas Jefferson

354. A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships. – Helen Keller

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

356. If we suffer in the sufferings of others and feel happy in the happiness of others, we are loving God. – Meher Baba

357. Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance. – Oprah Winfrey

358. I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too! – William Shakespeare

359. The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance – Albert Einstein

360. Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. – Orison Swett Marden

361. Forgiveness is the best revenge. – Frederick Lenz

362. The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship – Ralph Waldo Emerson

363. Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe his native air in his own ground. – Alexander Pope

364. Happiness and the absurd are two sons of the same earth. They are inseparable. – Albert Camus

365. Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

366. A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy. – Albert Einstein

367. Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have. – Zig Ziglar

368. Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. – Robert Frost

369. There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. – Jane Austen

370. A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing. – Laura Ingalls Wilder

371. For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

372. Act the way you WANT to feel. – Gretchen Rubin

373. Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. – Marianne Williamson

374. Find joy in the ordinary. – Max Lucado

375. Learn how to feel joy. – Seneca the Younger

376. If you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty. – Marilyn Monroe

377. They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. – Benjamin Franklin

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

379. A joy that’s shared is a joy made double. – John Ray

380. Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

381. The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past. – Andre Maurois

382. I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true. – Audrey Hepburn

383. In spite of everything life is not without hope. – Marilyn Monroe

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

385. A person who’s happy will make others happy; a person who has courage and faith will never die in misery – Anne Frank

386. When I walked out of the gate I knew that if I continued to hate these people I was still in prison. – Nelson Mandela

387. The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. – Mark Twain

388. The key ingredient to any kind of happiness or success is to never give less than your best – Russell Simmons

389. Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. – Groucho Marx

390. The goal of all goals is happiness, and our emotions are like road signs on that journey toward the goal of happiness. – Deepak Chopra

391. The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters. – Audrey Hepburn

392. There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. – George Sand

393. Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations. – Edward de Bono

394. A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth. – George Bernard Shaw

395. Happiness is the natural flower of duty. – Phillips Brooks

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

397. Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing. – George A. Sheehan

398. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. – Alexandre Dumas

399. Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. – Jacques Prevert

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


402. He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

403. Earth laughs in flowers. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

404. You can only have bliss if you don’t chase it. – Henepola Gunaratana

405. Happiness is a continuous creative activity. – Baba Amte

406. Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact. – Bertrand Russell

407. Stop feeling sorry for yourself and you will be happy. – Stephen Fry

408. I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves. – Ludwig Wittgenstein

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

410. You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes”. – Lauren Oliver

411. Everywhere you go, take a smile with you. – Sasha Azevedo

412. The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely. – Louisa May Alcott

413. Fill the cup of happiness for others, and there will be enough overflowing to fill yours to the brim. – Rose Pastor Stokes

414. All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about. – Charles Kingsley

415. One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person. – William Feather

416. The air is like a butterfly With frail blue wings. The happy earth looks at the sky And sings. – Joyce Kilmer

417. If I didn?t think, I?d be much happier. – Sylvia Plath

418. Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot. – Aristotle

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

420. The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make heaven of Hell, and a hell of Heaven. – John Milton

421. Like a fragrance to a flower, true happiness is an expression of your unconditional self…the real you. – Robert Holden

422. Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little. – Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington

423. We take greater pains to persuade others that we are happy than in endeavoring to think so ourselves – Confucius

424. If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is. – Kurt Vonnegut

425. Happiness is neither within us only, or without us; it is the union of ourselves with God – Blaise Pascal

426. Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change. – Bertrand Russell

427. There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something. – Henry Ford

428. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

429. unbroken happiness is a bore: it should have ups and downs. – Moliere

430. Happiness is like coke ? something you get as a by-product in the process of making something else. – Aldous Huxley

431. All happiness depends on courage and work. – Honore de Balzac

432. Luckier than one’s neighbor, but still not happy. – Euripides

433. Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. – John Lennon

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

435. Real happiness is not vulnerable, because it does not depend on circumstances. – Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

436. Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness. – Bertrand Russell

437. The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so. – William Ralph Inge

438. Best things in life aren’t things. – Mike Ness

439. The mass of men lead lives of shallow happiness; the superior man exults in his gloom. – Garrison Keillor

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

441. No man chooses evil because it’s evil. He only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks. – Mary Wollstonecraft

442. Happiness is love, nothing else. – Hermann Hesse

443. Happiness and Beauty are by-products. – George Bernard Shaw

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

445. Happiness is often somewhere near us, not in the far places! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

446. All animals, except man, know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it. – Samuel Butler

447. The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved. – Victor Hugo

448. Happiness comes from within – Anders Hejlsberg

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

450. Happiness is not best achieved by those who seek it directly. – Bertrand Russell

451. Oh who can tell the range of joy or set the bounds of beauty? – Sara Teasdale

452. The best advice on the art of being happy is about as easy to follow as advice to be well when one is sick. – Sophie Swetchine

453. One filled with joy preaches without preaching. – Mother Teresa

454. Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. – Soren Kierkegaard

455. Considering the way the world is, one happy day is almost a miracle. – Paulo Coelho

456. Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object. – Hermann Hesse

457. Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open. – Rose Wilder Lane

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

459. Happiness is a choice. – Melissa Marr

460. He who sings frightens away his ills. – Miguel de Cervantes

461. Happiness is a warm puppy. – Charles M. Schulz

462. The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. – Thomas Jefferson

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

464. All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin. – Lord Byron

465. I’ve realized that being happy is a choice. – Angelina Jolie

466. Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy. – Bertrand Russell

467. Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. – Soren Kierkegaard

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

469. Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it. – William Feather

470. When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness… all the good things. – Maya Angelou

471. The search for happiness is unlike any other search, for we search last in the likeliest places. – Robert Breault

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

473. It is not the place, nor the condition, but the mind alone that can make anyone happy or miserable. – Roger L’Estrange

474. Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination. – Marquis de Sade

475. Nothing can confound a wise man more than laughter from a dunce. – Lord Byron

476. That’s the difference between me and the rest of the world. Happiness isn’t good enough for me! I demand euphoria! – Bill Watterson

477. Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below. – Alexander Pope

478. There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern. – Samuel Johnson

479. The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. – Carl Sandburg

480. Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world. – Marilyn Monroe

481. It is sometimes easier to be happy if you don’t know everything. – Alexander McCall Smith

482. Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it. – Fyodor Dostoevsky

483. The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness. – F. H. Bradley

484. Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm. – Jean Paul

485. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored. – Earl Nightingale

486. When people are laughing, they’re generally not killing one another. – Alan Alda

487. Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are. – Henry Van Dyke

488. Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day. – Henri Nouwen

489. Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man. – Muhammad Ali

490. Happiness … leads none of us by the same route. – Charles Caleb Colton

491. Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind. – Alice Meynell

492. True happiness is…to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future. – Seneca the Younger

493. The key to happiness is to get the spirit and keep it. – Marion G. Romney

494. The mystery of life isn’t a problem to solve, but a reality to experience. – Frank Herbert

495. A negative mind will never give you a positive life. – Ziad K. Abdelnour

496. The measure of mental health is the disposition to find good everywhere. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

497. I HAVE ALWAYS believed that each man makes his own happiness and is responsible for his own problems. – Ray Kroc

498. Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve. – Robert Staughton Lynd

499. A man who suffers or stresses before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary – Seneca the Younger

500. He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has. – Henry Ward Beecher

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