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Happiness

Happiness is the object and design of our existence; and will be the end thereof, if we pursue the path that leads to it; and this path is virtue, uprightness, faithfulness, holiness, and keeping all the commandments of God. ~ Joseph Smith

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

Happiness does not depend on what happens outside of you but on what happens inside of you; it is measured by the spirit with which you meet the problems of life. ~ Harold B. Lee


A happy life consists in tranquility of mind. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

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

Being happy doesn't mean everything is perfect. It means you have decided to look beyond the imperfections. ~ Unknown

By all means marry. If you get a good wife you will become happy, and if you get a bad one you will become a philosopher. ~ Socrates

Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age. ~ Christopher Morley

Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see a bird that has the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses. ~ Dale Carnegie

Happiness depends upon ourselves. ~ Aristotle

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

Happiness is liberty from everything that makes us unhappy. ~ Vernon Howard

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

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values. ~ Ayn Rand

Happiness is the object and design of our existence; and will be the end thereof, if we pursue the path that leads to it; and this path is virtue, uprightness, faithfulness, holiness, and keeping all the commandments of God. ~ Joseph Smith

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau

Happy people plan actions, they don't plan results. ~ Dennis Wholey

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 paradise in a few years. ~ Bertrand Russell

If we cannot live so as to be happy, let us least live so as to deserve it. ~ Immanuel Hermann Fichte

It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art ~ Samuel Johnson
Learn to be calm and you will always be happy ~ Paramhansa Yogananda

Love is - seeking to make another person happy. ~ Unknown

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

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

Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of filling a vacuum, it makes one. ~ Benjamin Franklin

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

No one is happy all his life long. ~ Euripides

Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. ~ Eddie Cantor

The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash There is no goal better than this one: to know as you lie on your deathbed that you lived your true life, and you did whatever made you happy. - Steve Chandler

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp. ~ John Berry

The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star. ~ Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet. ~ James Oppenheim

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

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

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it. ~ C. P. Snow

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world. Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. ~ Tom Bodett

To be depressed is to be lonely; to have a friend is to be happy. ~ Unknown

True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. ~ Joseph Addison

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

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

Quotes about Happiness

 
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