Famous Happiness Quotes

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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

Even when I was a very young man, I was looking for the purpose of life; I was looking for happiness all over the world; in fame and in glamour, in wealth and in splendor, not knowing how foolish it was. Happiness is not out there. Happiness is not in wealth or splendor. Happiness is inside me, in my mind, in my thoughts, it is in my perception of the world.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Every age has its happiness and troubles.

Jeanne Calment

Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.

Mary Cholmondeley

Every house takes its light from the happiness inside the house! No happiness, no light!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Every issue or matter has an option or rather you do have an option. Yes! you heard me right. You can choose either life or death, hard work or laziness, success or failure, riches or poverty, excellence or mediocrity, grace or disgrace, forgiveness or unforgivingness, righteousness or unrighteousness, covetousness or contentedness, morality or immorality, patience or impatience, fame or obscurity, peace or war, wisdom or foolishness, strenght or weakness, knowledge or ignorance, understanding or misunderstanding, respect or disrespect, literacy or illiteracy, kindness or unkindess, unity or disunity, hopefulness or hopelessness, construction or destruction, salvation or damnation, encouragement or discouragement, greatness or commonness, fastness or dullness, hell or heaven, light or darkness, God or satan, increase or decrease, appreciation or depreciation, gratitude or ingratitude, humility or pride, loyalty or disloyalty, gentleness or ungentleness, love or hatred, faithfulness or unfaithfulness, generosity or stinginess, fidelity or infidelity, honesty or dishonesty, courage or cowardice, happiness or unhappiness, compassion or cruelty, Godliness or ungodliness, justice or injustice. However, all of the above illustrations evidently shows that, you have the willpower to choose either the positive or the negative aspect of every issue or matter in life. As well, the world is in your oyster i.e. you are in a position to choose or enjoy a broad range of opportunities/options. But, I urge you as usual. Dare to choose the positive aspect of anything rather than the negative aspect of it. Even if/when you are in dilemma.

Emeasoba George

Every issue or matter has an option or rather you do have an option. Yes! you heard me right. You can choose either life or death, success or failure, riches or poverty, excellence or mediocrity, grace or disgrace, forgiveness or unforgivingness, righteousness or unrighteousness, covetousness or contentedness, morality or immorality, patience or impatience, fame or obscurity, peace or war, wisdom or foolishness, strenght or weakness, knowledge or ignorance, understanding or misunderstanding, respect or disrespect, literacy or illiteracy, kindness or unkindess, unity or disunity, hopefulness or hopelessness, construction or destruction, salvation or damnation, encouragement or discouragement, greatness or commonness, fastness or dullness, hell or haven, light or darkness, God or satan, increase or decrease, appreciation or depreciation, gratitude or ingratitude, humility or pride, loyalty or disloyalty, gentleness or ungentleness, love or hatred, faithfulness or unfaithfulness, generosity or stinginess, fidelity or infidelity, honesty or dishonesty, courage or cowardice, happiness or unhappiness, compassion or cruelty, Godliness or ungodliness, justice or injustice. However, all of the above illustrations evidently shows that, you have the willpower to choose either the positive or the negative aspect of every issue or matter in life. As well, the world is in your oyster i.e. you are in a position to choose or enjoy a broad range of opportunities/options. But, I urge you as usual. Dare to choose the positive aspect of anything rather than the negative aspect of it. Even if/when you are in dilemma.

Emeasoba George

Everything you do, do for happiness, you will find that you are a great success.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Express gratitude for love, joy, and beauty of life, to expand your happiness.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Faith is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine.

Ruth Fulton Benedict

Find out what makes you happy and do it. If you are happy, you bring happiness for the world.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Finding the happiness within is difficult but looking for happiness outside is futile.

Debasish Mridha, M.D.

Flexibility is one of the main roads leading to happiness.

Mehmet Murat ildan

For that's what a woman, a mother wants -- to teach her children to take an interest in life. She knows it's safer for them to be interested in other people's happiness than to believe in their own.

Athenus

For the uncontrolled there is no wisdom. For the uncontrolled there is no concentration, and for him without concentration, there is no peace. And for the unpeaceful how can there ever be happiness?

Unknown, The Bhagavad Gita

For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.

James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.

Free yourself from the complexities of your life! A life of simplicity and happiness awaits you."

Steve Maraboli

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.

Joseph Addison

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.

Eustace Budgell

Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.

Lord Essex

Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Great master Lao Tzu says that ‘The Master has no possessions. The more he does for others, the happier he is. The more he gives to others, the wealthier he is.’ Giving is indeed a very good source of happiness! One of the best treasures a man can give to someone is a good and sound idea; because birds can ascend into the sky only with wings, and men, only with good and sound ideas!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.

Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine

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