Monday, June 27, 2011


  1. Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
  2. Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own || Robert Heinlein
  3. We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have || Frederick Keonig
  4. If you want to be happy, be || Leo Tolstoy
  5. Happiness is never stopping to think if you are || Palmer Sondreal
  6. Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy || Robert Anthony
  7. The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up || Mark Twain
  8. If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time  || Edith Wharton
  9. Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy || Cynthia Nelms
  10. Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad || Norm Papernick
  11. Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys.  If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it || Fyodor Dostoevsky
  12. What a wonderful life I've had!  I only wish I'd realized it sooner || Colette
  13. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet || James Openheim
  14. Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open || John Barrymore
  15. People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.  Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost || H. Jackson Browne
  16. It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness.  Poverty and wealth have both failed || Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard
  17. Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other.  When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack || Hazelmarie Elliott “Mattie”
  18. Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want || Margaret Young
  19. The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness || Eric Hoffer
  20. Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible || St. Augustine
  21. There are two things to aim at in life:  first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it.  Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second || Logan Pearsall Smith
  22. Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you || Nathaniel Hawthorne
  23. Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be || Abraham Lincoln
  24. Happiness is a form of courage || Holbrook Jackson
  25. It's never too late to have a happy childhood || Berke Breathed
  26. Happiness?  That's nothing more than health and a poor memory || Albert Schweitzer
  27. Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product || Eleanor Roosevelt
  28. Happiness is a direction, not a place || Sydney J. Harris
  29. Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important || Janet Lane
  30. A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour || Unknown
  31. Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower || Unknown
  32. There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness || Lady Blessington
  33. The best vitamin to be a happy person is B1 (be one) || Unknown
  34. A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness || Bernard de Fontenelle
  35. Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own || Johann Pestalozzi
  36. He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has || Henry Ward Beecher
  37. If you search the world for happiness, you may find it in the end, for the world is round and will lead you back to your door || Robert Brault,
  38. We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier || Walter Savage Landor
  39. The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not || George Bernard Shaw

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