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Happiness Quotes

God does not judge us by the multitude of works we perform, but how well we do the work that is ours to do. The happiness of too many days is often destroyed by trying to accomplish too much in one day. We would do well to follow a common rule for our daily lives--DO LESS, AND DO IT BETTER. Dr. Dale E. Turner
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
Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence. Sydney Smith
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances. Martha Washington
It may seem to your conceited to suppose that you can do anything important toward improving the lot of mankind. But this is a fallacy. You must believe that you can help bring about a better world. A good society is produced only by good individuals, just as truly as a majority in a presidential election is produced by the votes of single electors. Everybody can do something toward creating in his own environment kindly feelings rather than anger, reasonableness rather than hysteria, happiness rather than misery. Bertrand Russell
Life is all one piece. Men err when they think they can be inhuman exploiters in their business life, and loving husbands and fathers at home. For achievement without love is a cold and tight-lipped murderer of human happiness everywhere. Smiley Blanton
We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest and our attention to something outside ourselves. Ethel Perry Andrus
Many search for happiness as we look for a hat we wear on our heads. Nikolaus Lenus
Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it. Fyodor Dostoevsky
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
There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way. Eykis
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride. Charles Caleb Colton
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something. Henry Ford
Look to this day For it is life, the very life of life. For yesterday is but a dream And tomorrow is only a vision But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness And tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day Such is the salutation of the dawn. Kalidasa
I wish you music to help with the burdens of life ,and to help you release your happiness to others. Ludwig van Beethoven
The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved -- loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves. Wilhelm von Humboldt
It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness poverty and wealth have both failed. Kin Hubbard
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. Donald Robert Perry Marquis
Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them. Barry Duncan
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