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Happiness Quotes

Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine. Ruth Fulton Benedict
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities. Christian Nestell Bovee
The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - definition of happiness by John F. Kennedy. John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself. Og Mandino
Those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness: on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit followed not as a means, but as itself an ideal end. Aiming at something else, they find happiness by the way. John Stuart Mill
Hope is itself a species of happiness, and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world affords. Samuel Johnson
Each happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow. George W. Douglas
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Joseph Addison
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
We are taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they are of equal value as happiness excitement and inspiration. Alanis Morissette
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way. Eykis
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin. Lord Byron
Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself...True happiness is born of self-reliance. The laws of Manu
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right. Samuel Johnson
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
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others William Hazlitt
Some cause happiness wherever they go others whenever they go. Oscar Wilde
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government... Thomas Jefferson (The Declaration of Independence)
In our daily lives, we must see That it is not happiness that makes us grateful, But the gratefulness that makes us happy. Unknown
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. Helen Keller
( quotes are updated each month )