Happiness quotes

Happiness lies in making others happy, in forsaking self-interest to bring joy to …Happiness lies in making others happy, in forsaking self-interest to bring joy to others.

Short

Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to …Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.

Short Mind

While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of …While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery.

Funny

I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the …I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.

Change Love Relationship Choice

The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first …The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.

Funny Memory

One of the keys to happiness is a bad …One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.

Forgiveness Short Memory

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in …Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Action Thought

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit …Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Simile

The most important thing is to enjoy your life- to be happy- it's all that …The most important thing is to enjoy your life- to be happy- it's all that matters.

Life Perspective

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

Desire Life

Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it …Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.

Life Positive Attitude Smile

Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy …Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.

Future






Life + Happiness quotes

Life Quotes
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never …You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

Life

Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well …Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well lived.

Life Short

Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can …Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become

Life Wisdom Life lessons

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of …Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.

Life Choice Thinking

I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep my …I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep my expectations.

Life Short Humor

Obscurity and a competence-that is the life that is best worth …Obscurity and a competence-that is the life that is best worth living.

Life Wisdom

Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be …Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.

Life Time Humans

Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my …Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good.

Life

Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely …Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?

Life

A smile puts you on the right track. A smile makes the world a beautiful place. When you lose your …A smile puts you on the right track. A smile makes the world a beautiful place. When you lose your smile, you lose your way in the chaos of life.

Life Smile World The light in the heart

Top 15 Things Money Can't Buy: Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. …Top 15 Things Money Can't Buy: Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.

Life Love Time Trust

Stop comparing yourself to other people, just choose to be happy and live your own …Stop comparing yourself to other people, just choose to be happy and live your own life.

Life Short People The light in the heart

Don't waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be …Don't waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.

Life

Stop giving other people the power to control your happiness, your mind, and your life. If you …Stop giving other people the power to control your happiness, your mind, and your life. If you don't take control of yourself and your own life, someone else is bound to try.

Life Mind The light in the heart

The saddest people I've ever met in life are the ones who don't care deeply about anything at all. …The saddest people I've ever met in life are the ones who don't care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there's nothing to make it last.

Life Love

I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than …I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I AM BETTER THAN THAT...Goodbye.

Life Relationship

I'm killing time while I wait for life to shower me with meaning and …I'm killing time while I wait for life to shower me with meaning and happiness.

Life Humor

And will I tell you that these three lived happily ever after? I will not, for no one ever does. …And will I tell you that these three lived happily ever after? I will not, for no one ever does. But there was happiness. And they did live.

Life

One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of …One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.

Life

I don't think that there are any limits to how excellent we could make life …I don't think that there are any limits to how excellent we could make life seem.

Life

Youth offers the promise of happiness, but life offers the realities of …Youth offers the promise of happiness, but life offers the realities of grief.

Life Reality

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

Life Sadness Secret Man

Someday, somewhere - anywhere, unfailingly, you'll find yourself, and that, and only that, can be …Someday, somewhere - anywhere, unfailingly, you'll find yourself, and that, and only that, can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life.

Life Love

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to …The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

Life



Short + Happiness quotes

Short Quotes
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of …For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

Short

Laughter is poison to …Laughter is poison to fear.

Short Fear Laughter

I'd far rather be happy than right any …I'd far rather be happy than right any day.

Short

Never make a decision in anger and never make a promise in …Never make a decision in anger and never make a promise in happiness.

Short

As long as we require someone else to make us happy, we are …As long as we require someone else to make us happy, we are slaves.

Short

Do not allow your happiness to be conditioned by what you have or do not …Do not allow your happiness to be conditioned by what you have or do not have.

Short

It is blessedness for yourself and others if you are …It is blessedness for yourself and others if you are happy.

Short

Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people's …Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people's hands.

Short The light in the heart

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with …To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.

Short

Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your …Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.

Short

I would always rather be happy than …I would always rather be happy than dignified.

Short

I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than …I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.

Short Truth

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few …Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.

Short

Happiness depends upon …Happiness depends upon ourselves.

Short

The most important decision you make is to be in a good …The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.

Short

You must be the best judge of your own …You must be the best judge of your own happiness.

Short

No matter what you are doing, keep the undercurrent of …No matter what you are doing, keep the undercurrent of happiness

Short

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier …If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

Short

Is anyone anywhere …Is anyone anywhere happy?

Short Question

Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no …Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.

Short

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in …Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.

Short Witty

Whatever I do, wherever I go, I enjoy …Whatever I do, wherever I go, I enjoy myself.

Short Action Joy

Learn to be calm and you will always be …Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.

Short

No medicine cures what happiness …No medicine cures what happiness cannot.

Short



Love + Happiness quotes

Love Quotes
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving …Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.

Love Kindness

Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true …Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.

Love

Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole …Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world.

Love Short

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are …Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

Love Success Work

Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of …Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.

Love Relationship Short

I don't understand the point of being together if you're not the …I don't understand the point of being together if you're not the happiest.

Love Relationship Short

When one marriage partner tries to control the other, it shows a lack of real love. But when they …When one marriage partner tries to control the other, it shows a lack of real love. But when they express their love in continual thoughtfulness for the true happiness of the other, it becomes divine love

Love Marriage

Deep in her heart, she wasn't sure she deserved to be happy, nor did she believe that she was …Deep in her heart, she wasn't sure she deserved to be happy, nor did she believe that she was worthy of someone who seemed... normal.

Love Sadness

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your …Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Love

People wait around too long for love. I'm happy with all of my …People wait around too long for love. I'm happy with all of my lusts!

Love Short People

Love gives joy. We love love because it gives us such intoxicating …Love gives joy. We love love because it gives us such intoxicating happiness

Love Short Joy

Success is not rightly measured by the worldly standards of wealth, prestige, and power. None of …Success is not rightly measured by the worldly standards of wealth, prestige, and power. None of these bestow happiness unless they are rightly used. To use them rightly one must possess wisdom and love for God and man.

Love Success Wisdom

We're all golden sunflowers …We're all golden sunflowers inside.

Love Short

Unless human love is spiritualized, it will be a canker in your soul. Unless you are …Unless human love is spiritualized, it will be a canker in your soul. Unless you are spiritually-minded and your mate is the same, you can never be completely happy.

Love Relationship Soul Spirituality

She had never imagined she had the power to make someone else so happy. And not a magical power, …She had never imagined she had the power to make someone else so happy. And not a magical power, either--a purely human one.

Love

I think we ought to live happily ever …I think we ought to live happily ever after.

Love

Any happiness, no matter how brief, seemed better than the long, simmering torture of waking up day …Any happiness, no matter how brief, seemed better than the long, simmering torture of waking up day after day, knowing I could never have him.

Love Hurt



Inspirational + Happiness quotes

Inspirational Quotes
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your …The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.

Inspirational Thought

There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality or lower your …There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality or lower your expectations.

Inspirational Advice Reality

My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened …My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me.

Inspirational Success Strength Past

I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because …I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.

Inspirational Memory

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that …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.

Inspirational Positive Attitude

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look …If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.

Inspirational Thought

There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other …There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, believe, Do and mostly Live.

Inspirational

Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else …Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.

Inspirational Love Philosophy

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without …Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Inspirational Work Action

Happiness is only real when …Happiness is only real when shared

Inspirational Love Short

Sit in a room and read--and read and read. And read the right books by the right people. Your mind …Sit in a room and read--and read and read. And read the right books by the right people. Your mind is brought onto that level, and you have a nice, mild, slow-burning rapture all the time.

Inspirational Book Reading

Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find …Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.

Inspirational

You must learn to be happy here and now, under all …You must learn to be happy here and now, under all conditions.

Inspirational Short Positive Attitude

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond …Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.

Inspirational Perspective

My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own …My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.

Inspirational

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own …Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

Inspirational Action

Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched …Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.

Inspirational



God + Happiness quotes

God Quotes
Harmony with nature will bring you a happiness known to few city dwellers. In the company of other …Harmony with nature will bring you a happiness known to few city dwellers. In the company of other truth seekers, it will be easier for you to meditate and think of God

God Nature Meditation

If you possess happiness you possess everything: to be happy is to be in tune with …If you possess happiness you possess everything: to be happy is to be in tune with God.

God Short

Happiness depends to some extent upon external conditions, but chiefly upon mental attitudes. In …Happiness depends to some extent upon external conditions, but chiefly upon mental attitudes. In order to be happy one should have good health, a well-balanced mind, a prosperous life, the right work, a thankful heart, and above all, knowledge of God

God Mind

The essential proof of Self-realization—of God's consciousness in you—is to be truly and …The essential proof of Self-realization—of God's consciousness in you—is to be truly and unconditionally happy. If you are receiving more and more joy in meditation, without cessation, you may know that God is making manifest His presence in you.

God Consciousness Self realization

He who realizes that happiness is the highest goal, and who seeks happiness in God, follows the …He who realizes that happiness is the highest goal, and who seeks happiness in God, follows the path of wisdom

God Wisdom

If the whole world were given to you, you would grow tired of it. No power or miracles can compare …If the whole world were given to you, you would grow tired of it. No power or miracles can compare with the joy that is God. That perennial happiness is what everyone is seeking. God is ever new joy unto eternity. If you have that joy, it will never grow stale

God Joy

When external objects of sense pleasure are destroyed, the happiness they give is destroyed with …When external objects of sense pleasure are destroyed, the happiness they give is destroyed with them. But the ever-new joy of God inherent in the soul is indestructible.

God Joy Pleasure

That consciousness of God-peace is never-ending. It is the real state of happiness. Everything else …That consciousness of God-peace is never-ending. It is the real state of happiness. Everything else will fail you. Nothing else can make you happy because only the joy of His presence is real.

God Peace Consciousness

When everyone recognizes Jehovah's name, then everyone will be happy because everyone will know …When everyone recognizes Jehovah's name, then everyone will be happy because everyone will know what to do and how to do it.

God Knowledge

Mankind is engaged in an eternal quest for that “something else” he hopes will bring him happiness, …Mankind is engaged in an eternal quest for that “something else” he hopes will bring him happiness, complete and unending. For those individual souls who have sought and found God, the search is over: He is that Something Else.

God Hope Soul



All Happiness Quotes


Sanity and happiness are an impossible …Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.

Funny

In all your seeking among different things, directly or indirectly, you are in reality seeking …In all your seeking among different things, directly or indirectly, you are in reality seeking happiness through the fulfillment of your desires

Desire

We do not always see the things that are nearest to us. We pass by riches that lie close at hand …We do not always see the things that are nearest to us. We pass by riches that lie close at hand and chase after rainbows

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with …Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them.

Problems Life lessons

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the …There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power or our will.

Acceptance

If you're betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take …If you're betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root.

Wisdom

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut …The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.

We don't even ask happiness, just a little less …We don't even ask happiness, just a little less pain.

Pain Compassion

Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a …Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.

Future

It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show …It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.

Peace Pain

Nothing makes a person happier than having a happy …Nothing makes a person happier than having a happy heart.

Heart Inspirational

I think happiness is what makes you pretty... Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror …I think happiness is what makes you pretty... Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.

Beauty

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being …Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

Wisdom Light

Whoever is happy will make others …Whoever is happy will make others happy.

Heart Short

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from …You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.

Truth Sadness

There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good …There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.

Humor Laughter

Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us …Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.

Beauty Heart Inspirational Art

I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a …I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.

Laughter Joy People

The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, …The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.

Freedom Choice

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human …Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.

Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of …Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.

Thought

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not …Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

Friendship Life Short Wisdom

Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was …Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?

Humor

A flower blossoms for its own …A flower blossoms for its own joy.

Beauty Short Joy

I'm a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me …I'm a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.

Funny People

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your …People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.

People

The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to …The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.

Humor

Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we …Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything - anger, anxiety, or possessions - we cannot be free.

Freedom

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be …Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

Beauty Inspirational Perspective

As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy …As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.

Death Life Short Wisdom

Many people think excitement is happiness.... But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True …Many people think excitement is happiness.... But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.

Peace People

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our …Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

Soul

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on …Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.

Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of …Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.

Faith Hope Inspirational

If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be …If you want to be sad, no one in the world can make you happy. But if you make up your mind to be happy, no one and nothing on earth can take that happiness from you

Positive Attitude Mind

We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and …We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends.

Friendship Life Relationship

Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This …Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.

Hope Love Success Action

Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are …Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.

Kindness

The seed of suffering in you may be strong, but don't wait until you have no more suffering before …The seed of suffering in you may be strong, but don't wait until you have no more suffering before allowing yourself to be happy.

Philosophy Suffering

All happiness depends on courage and …All happiness depends on courage and work.

Courage Short Work

There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to …There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.

Desire Perspective

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing …Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.

If you look for perfection, you'll never be …If you look for perfection, you'll never be content.

Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this …Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.

It's like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a …It's like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.

Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn't calculate his …Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn't calculate his happiness.

Man

Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future …Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.

Forgiveness Inspirational Future Learning

Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole …Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

Thought

If you're happy in a dream, does that …If you're happy in a dream, does that count?

Dreams

Happiness is attained by three things: being patient when tested, being thankful when receiving a …Happiness is attained by three things: being patient when tested, being thankful when receiving a blessing, and being repentant upon sinning.

The happiness of one's own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as …The happiness of one's own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one's own happiness, the happiness of others.

Heart Soul

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys and dividing our …Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys and dividing our grief

Friendship Joy

Happy girls are the …Happy girls are the prettiest

Beauty Short

Happiness consists in frequent repetition of …Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure

Philosophy Pleasure

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

Desire Secret

Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You'll definitely be …Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You'll definitely be happier.

Truth Wisdom

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of …Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.

Everybody in the world is seeking happiness- and there is one sure way to find it. That is by …Everybody in the world is seeking happiness- and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.

Thought

The initial state of happiness accompanying sensuality is always followed by unhappiness, owing to …The initial state of happiness accompanying sensuality is always followed by unhappiness, owing to the impairment of physical vitality, mental self-control, and spiritual peace

Peace Spirituality

Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and …Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.

Compassion Understanding

Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend …Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won't make us happier.

Time Wisdom Advice

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice …If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Compassion

Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being …Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not.

Wisdom

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I …Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.

A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love …A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.

Funny Short Witty Women

Most of us must learn to love people and use things rather than loving things and using …Most of us must learn to love people and use things rather than loving things and using people.

Perspective The light in the heart Human nature

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

Family Funny

You are in charge of your own happiness; you don't need to wait for other people's permission to be …You are in charge of your own happiness; you don't need to wait for other people's permission to be happy.

Truth The light in the heart

Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our …Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control.

Freedom Life Philosophy

The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is …The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.

Courage Freedom Short Secret

Do things that make you happy within the confines of the legal …Do things that make you happy within the confines of the legal system.

Humor

Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all …Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow...

Life People

Name one hero who was …Name one hero who was happy.

Life is like topography... There are summits of happiness and success, flat stretches of boring …Life is like topography... There are summits of happiness and success, flat stretches of boring routine, and valleys of frustration and failure.

Failure Life Success

I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I …I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it's worth it.

Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of happy mutual love …Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of happy mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give.

Life Love

Things that matter are not easy. Feelings of happiness are easy. Happiness is not. Flirting is …Things that matter are not easy. Feelings of happiness are easy. Happiness is not. Flirting is easy. Love is not. Saying you're friends is easy. Being friends is not.

Friendship Love Feeling

Happiness is not mere pleasure, not the outcome of wealth. It is the result of active work rather …Happiness is not mere pleasure, not the outcome of wealth. It is the result of active work rather than passive enjoyment of pleasure.

Positive Attitude Pleasure

The person born with a talent, they are meant to use will, find their greatest happiness in using …The person born with a talent, they are meant to use will, find their greatest happiness in using it.

Writing

You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own …You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.

Perseverance

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see …The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.

Peace Joy Moment

If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good …If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time.

Peace

It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy …It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.

Thinking

I don't know what's worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become what you've always …I don't know what's worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become what you've always wanted to be, and feel alone.

Loneliness Philosophy

Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be …Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...

Hope Inspirational Smile

Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could …Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All the Things That Could Go Wrong."

Children Mind

The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for …The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.

Friendship Relationship Success

I didn't go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want …I didn't go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don't recommend Christianity.

Religion

Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless …Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration.

Nature Short

It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how …It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters,

Compassion

Happiness is a risk. If you're not a little scared, then you're not doing it …Happiness is a risk. If you're not a little scared, then you're not doing it right.

Fear

It is a happiness to wonder; -- it is a happiness to …It is a happiness to wonder; -- it is a happiness to dream.

Dreams Imagination Short Thinking

Whatever happens tomorrow, we had today; and I'll always remember …Whatever happens tomorrow, we had today; and I'll always remember it

There are as many styles of beauty as there are visions of …There are as many styles of beauty as there are visions of happiness.

Beauty Short

The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it's the small things that …The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it's the small things that count.

Life Problems People

A thing of beauty is a joy …A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

Beauty Short Joy

Happiness was but the occasional episode in a general drama of …Happiness was but the occasional episode in a general drama of pain.

Life Short Pain Suffering

Humanity does not ask us to be happy. It merely asks us to be brilliant on its …Humanity does not ask us to be happy. It merely asks us to be brilliant on its behalf.

Humanity

A happy fart never comes from a miserable …A happy fart never comes from a miserable ass.

There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your …There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.

To the unmeditative, there is no tranquility. To the peaceless, how comes …To the unmeditative, there is no tranquility. To the peaceless, how comes happiness?

Peace Short Meditation Bhagavad gita

Drink because you are happy, but never because you are …Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.

Advice

The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That's the …The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That's the deal.

Pain Past

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles …With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.

Laughter

I finally understood what true love meant...love meant that you care for another person's happiness …I finally understood what true love meant...love meant that you care for another person's happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.

Pain Choice

Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren't grateful for what …Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren't grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.

The light in the heart

If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living …If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.

Future The light in the heart

Smile more. Smiling can make you and others …Smile more. Smiling can make you and others happy.

Smile Advice The light in the heart

Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is …Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.

Wisdom Kindness Choice The light in the heart

Happiness depends on your mindset and …Happiness depends on your mindset and attitude.

Only when one pleasure after another fails him does man finally begin to wonder if, after all, …Only when one pleasure after another fails him does man finally begin to wonder if, after all, happiness is possible through the senses. This thought has a liberating effect

Failure Wisdom Pleasure Man

For your own happiness, you must strive to live free of worldly desires. If there is anything you …For your own happiness, you must strive to live free of worldly desires. If there is anything you can't do without, you still have a terrible lesson to learn.

Desire Life

Why become helplessly involved in an endless panorama of events in order to discover that nothing …Why become helplessly involved in an endless panorama of events in order to discover that nothing in this world can ever make you happy?

Spirituality World

Everything in the outer world that had promised great happiness has deceived me, but one thing has …Everything in the outer world that had promised great happiness has deceived me, but one thing has never deceived me — my inner peace

World

You do not have to leave earth's shores to put on wings; you must learn rather to be happy here and …You do not have to leave earth's shores to put on wings; you must learn rather to be happy here and now, under all conditions

The nature of all material things is impermanent, and that it is thus foolishness to expect …The nature of all material things is impermanent, and that it is thus foolishness to expect permanent happiness by clinging to material forms and objects.

Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it …Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience- or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.

Hope

I think and think and think, I've thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once …I think and think and think, I've thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it.

Thought

I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the …I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.

Future

My God, a moment of bliss. Why, isn't that enough for a whole …My God, a moment of bliss. Why, isn't that enough for a whole lifetime?

Moment Pleasure

Melancholy is the happiness of being …Melancholy is the happiness of being sad.

Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond …Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections

The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life …The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.

Beauty Inspirational Life

That's the difference between me and the rest of the world! Happiness isn't good enough for me! I …That's the difference between me and the rest of the world! Happiness isn't good enough for me! I demand euphoria!

I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable …I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.

Faith Truth Perspective Reality

All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own …All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

Family Short

We could have been happy. I know that, and it is perhaps the hardest thing to …We could have been happy. I know that, and it is perhaps the hardest thing to know.

Relationship

Some people are so much sunshine to the square …Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.

Positive Attitude People

A genuine smile distributes the cosmic current, prana, to every body cell. The happy man is less …A genuine smile distributes the cosmic current, prana, to every body cell. The happy man is less subject to disease, for happiness actually attracts into the body a greater supply of the universal life energy.

Smile Spirituality

The sense pleasures yield fleeting happiness but shut off the manifestation of the subtle, more …The sense pleasures yield fleeting happiness but shut off the manifestation of the subtle, more pure and lasting enjoyments

Pleasure

Human desires are not perfect, hence their fulfillment does not lead to perfect …Human desires are not perfect, hence their fulfillment does not lead to perfect happiness.

Desire

What you base your happiness around? Material, women, and large paper? That means you inferior, not …What you base your happiness around? Material, women, and large paper? That means you inferior, not major.

Material objects and the satisfaction of material desires are temporal; therefore all happiness …Material objects and the satisfaction of material desires are temporal; therefore all happiness deriving from them is temporal.

Desire

The happiness that comes by fits and starts is only tantalizing; pleasures that become monotonous …The happiness that comes by fits and starts is only tantalizing; pleasures that become monotonous are tiresome; joy that comes momentarily and then flits away, sinking you in a state of deepening indifference, by contrast, is torturing.

Wisdom Joy Moment Pleasure

Peace emanates from the soul and is the sacred inner environment in which true happiness …Peace emanates from the soul and is the sacred inner environment in which true happiness unfolds

Peace Soul

A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet …A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in--what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.

Dreams Thinking

It is hard to give up the known sense pleasures of the present for unknown pleasures that may …It is hard to give up the known sense pleasures of the present for unknown pleasures that may arrive in the future. This is the reason why millions of people would rather eat, drink, and try to be merry today than take the trouble to meditate and make an investment for a future of lasting happiness

Spirituality Future People Pleasure

There's nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore …There's nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.

They've got no idea what happiness is, they don't know that without this love there is no happiness …They've got no idea what happiness is, they don't know that without this love there is no happiness or unhappiness for us--there is no life.

Life Love

Happiness is a warm …Happiness is a warm puppy.

Short Humor

Meditate deeply and regularly, until the spiritual eye is opened and you can fly through it to the …Meditate deeply and regularly, until the spiritual eye is opened and you can fly through it to the astral kingdom. Remain always in the sphere of happiness born of meditation, no matter what happens

Meditation Spirituality

But maybe happiness isn't in the choosing. Maybe it's in the fiction, in the pretending: that …But maybe happiness isn't in the choosing. Maybe it's in the fiction, in the pretending: that wherever we have ended up is where we intended to be all along.

Balance material and spiritual duties in your life; that will bring you supreme …Balance material and spiritual duties in your life; that will bring you supreme happiness

Life Short Spirituality

Don't expect to attain unalloyed peace and happiness from earthly life. This should be your …Don't expect to attain unalloyed peace and happiness from earthly life. This should be your attitude: no matter what your experiences are, enjoy them in an objective way, as you would a movie.

Peace

No material or spiritual activities performed with attachment can produce lasting …No material or spiritual activities performed with attachment can produce lasting happiness

Short Spirituality

Maybe the truth is, there's a little bit of loser in all of us. Being happy isn't having everything …Maybe the truth is, there's a little bit of loser in all of us. Being happy isn't having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it's about stringing together all the little things.

Truth

Can a person steal happiness? Or is it just another internal, infernal human …Can a person steal happiness? Or is it just another internal, infernal human trick?

Life

I believe that America is a wonderful country in which to try out brotherhood colonies, wherein …I believe that America is a wonderful country in which to try out brotherhood colonies, wherein mankind can learn that the first principle of life is happiness.

right in this moment, I can´t even remember what unhappy feels …right in this moment, I can´t even remember what unhappy feels like.

Joy

You must not expect life's experiences to yield lasting peace or happiness. You have to find peace …You must not expect life's experiences to yield lasting peace or happiness. You have to find peace and happiness within yourself

Life Peace Experience

The saints have found that happiness lies in a constant mental state of unruffled peace during all …The saints have found that happiness lies in a constant mental state of unruffled peace during all the experiences of earthly dualities

Peace

So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and …So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever, in Never Never Land!

Dreams Heart

Success should be measured by the yardstick of happiness;  by your ability to remain in peaceful …Success should be measured by the yardstick of happiness; by your ability to remain in peaceful harmony with cosmic laws.

Success

I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with …I am the happiest creature in the world. Perhaps other people have said so before, but not one with such justice. I am happier even than Jane; she only smiles, I laugh.

Smile Laughter

please believe that things are good with me, and even when they're not, they will be soon enough. …please believe that things are good with me, and even when they're not, they will be soon enough. And i will always believe the same about you.

Life

I just want to be …I just want to be wonderful.

Short

I wanted all things To seem to make some sense, So we could all be happy, yes, Instead of tense. …I wanted all things To seem to make some sense, So we could all be happy, yes, Instead of tense. And I made up lies So that they all fit nice, And I made this sad world A par-a-dise.

Poetry

And I can't be running back and forth forever between grief and high …And I can't be running back and forth forever between grief and high delight.

Short

So he tasted the deep pain that is reserved only for the strong, just as he had tasted for a little …So he tasted the deep pain that is reserved only for the strong, just as he had tasted for a little while the deep happiness.

The only way to outwit earthly disappointments over prosperity, fame, and happiness is not to feel …The only way to outwit earthly disappointments over prosperity, fame, and happiness is not to feel sorry when you are denied what you think you want.