Happiness quotes page 5
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.
Unhappiness is the ultimate form of self-indulgence.
When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy.
I have learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on
our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
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.
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.
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.
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy that makes happiness.
We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
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.
It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy.
I refuse to accept other people's ideas of happiness for me. As if there's a "one size fits all"
standard for happiness.
One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.
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.
It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it.