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Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything
I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if
you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it.
Robertson Davies

Unhappiness is the ultimate form of self-indulgence.
Tom Robbins

When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
Samuel Goldwyn

I have learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on
our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
Martha Washington

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

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Jane Austen

There is only one cause of unhappiness; the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so
widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.
Anthony de Mello

Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own.
Johann Pestalozzi

Happiness is a direction, not a place.
Sydney J. Harris

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

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we
need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Charles Kingsley

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy that makes happiness.
Charles Sprugeon

We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the
same.
Carlos Castaneda

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

When you feel happy, really happy, it somehow seems that you've always been happy and
that you'll always be happy. The same is often true when you feel sad, or lonely, or
depressed, or broke, or sick, or scared. Something, perhaps, to remember.
Mike Dooley

It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy.
Philip Sidney

I refuse to accept other people's ideas of happiness for me. As if there's a "one size fits all"
standard for happiness.
Kanye West

One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.
Iris Murdoch

Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy.
Gretta Brooker Palmer

That's the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone
have a good fucking life.
Chuck Palahniuk

It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.
Amelia Barr

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