Famous Happiness Quotes

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Our happiness or misery depends upon our perception, not on the situation.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Our happiness should not depend on external things but it is the expression of the internal attitudes.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Our happiness should not depend on external things; it is the expression of internal attitudes.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Our life is a journey toward happiness.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Our main purpose of life is to be happy. Happiness is in simplicity, and the most amazing things about life is that it is so simple.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Over the boundary of time, hope transcends, desire sings one verse, one song, and that is the song of happiness.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Passion for compassion will give you happiness.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Patience is the antidote to the restless poison of the Ego. Without it we all become ego-maniacal bulls in china shops, destroying our future happiness as we blindly rush in where angels fear to tread. In these out-of-control moments, we bulldoze through the best possible outcomes for our lives, only to return to the scene of the crime later to cry over spilt milk.

Anthon St Maarten

Peace and happiness are our eternal desires.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

People far prefer happiness to wisdom, but that is like wanting to be immortal without getting older.

Sydney Harris

Perfect happiness I believe was never intended by the deity to be the lot of any one of his creatures in this world; but that he has very much put in our power the nearness of our approaches to it, is what I as stedfastly believe.

Thomas Jefferson

Perhaps better we not obscure the idea that happiness and misery, kindness and greed, and good works and bad deeds are within the capacities of us all, not merely a select few.

Barbara Mikkelson

Perpetual inspiration is as necessary to the life of goodness, holiness and happiness as perpetual respiration is necessary to animal life.

Andrew Bonar Law

Philosophers should consider the fact that the greatest happiness principle can easily be made an excuse for a benevolent dictatorship. We should replace it by a more modest and more realistic principle - the principle that the fight against avoidable misery should be a recognized aim of public policy, while the increase of happiness should be left, in the main, to private initiative.

Karl Popper

Pleasure, most often delusive, may be born of delusion. Pleasure, herself a sorceress, may pitch her tents on enchanted ground. But happiness (or, to use a more accurate and comprehensive term, solid well-being) can be built on virtue alone, and must of necessity have truth for its foundation.

Coleridge

Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, Not because they never found it, But because they didn't stop to enjoy it.

William Faulkner

Possession of wealth is not the happiness but expression of gratitude for the possession is the happiness.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Possession of wealth is not the happiness but expression of gratitude for the possession is the happiness.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Purpose is the place where happiness resides.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Real and solid happiness springs from moderation.

Goethe

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.

Hosea Ballou

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

Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have it depends solely upon what you think.

Dale Carnegie

Remember that happiness is a way of travel - not a destination.

Roy M. Goodman

Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom. It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness.

Maurice Maeterlinck

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