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Happiness Quotes

The secret of happiness is this: Let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather that hostile. Bertrand Russell
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way. Eykis
I am more and more convinced that our happiness depends more on how we meet the events in our lives, than on those events themselves. Alexander Humboldt
We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve. Maxwell Maltz, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
In our daily lives, we must see That it is not happiness that makes us grateful, But the gratefulness that makes us happy. Unknown
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo
The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Allan K. Chalmers
What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the preferably sudden satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree. Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, therefore guard accordingly; and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue, and reasonable nature. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. Herman Cain
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom, that he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he who thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool. C. C. Colton
You say that my way of thinking cannot be tolerated? What of it? The man who alters his way of thinking to suit others is a fool. My way of thinking is the result of my reflections. It is part of my inner being, the way I am made. I do not contradict them, and would not even if I wished to. For my system, which you disapprove of, is also my greatest comfort in life, the source of all my happiness --- it means more to me than my life itself. Marquis de Sade
Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental conduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going. Laurence J. Peter
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government. Aristotle
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. Denis Waitley
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords. Samuel Johnson
How to gain, how to keep, how to recover happiness is in fact for most men at all times the secret motive of all they do, and of all they are willing to endure. William James
Where ambition ends happiness begins. Author Unknown
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. Benjamin Disraeli
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