Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.
William E. Gladstone
Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!
Lawrence G. Lovasik
Treasure, Happy, Cannot Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Remember, Getting, Giving Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. – John Barrymore
Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
Life, Values, Loyalty True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Deeds, Zest, Creating The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past. – Andre Maurois
The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Avoid, Past, Recipe It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. – Agnes Repplier
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
Ourselves, Easy, Possible Happiness… consists in giving, and in serving others. – Henry Drummond
Happiness… consists in giving, and in serving others.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it.
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.
Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one’s identity as a being of worth and dignity.
The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.
There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.
The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.
Douglas William Jerrold
Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.
If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.
Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.
Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled.
Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Good, Health, Bad Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.