keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it
with a steady and perpetual serenity.
-- Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
happiness of any society begins with the well
being of the families that live in it.
– Kofi Annan
the use of worrying?
It never was worth while,
So pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag,
And smile, smile, smile.
-- George Asaf
best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it."
-- Richard Bach.
is a conscious choice, not an automatic response."
-- Mildred Barthel.
nature is worth more than knowledge, more than
money, more than honor..."
-- Henry Ward
to be happy all the time: Be grateful for what
you have and do nice things for other people.
Remember you are not doing nice things for other
people for them; you are doing nice to other
people because it makes you happy.
-- Arlan Berglas
you really want to be happy, always try to do what’s
-- Bill Blackman
way to happy-- keep your heart free from hate,
your mind free from worry, live simply, expect little,
-- Carol Borges
peacefulness comes from abandoning the illustion that
satisfying desires brings pleasure.
-- Joan Borysenko
may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but
the two combined make happiness
-- John Buchan
is the worth of anything,
But for the happiness 'twill bring?"
-- Richard Owen Cambridge.
have it easily in your power to increase the sum total
of this world's happiness now. How?
By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone
who is lonely or discouraged.
Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you
say today, but the recipient may cherish them over
-- Dale Carnegie
to a just cause rewards the worker with more
real happiness and satisfaction than any other
venture of life.
-- Carrie Chapman
who sings frightens away his ills."
happiest heart that ever beat Was in some quiet breast
That found the common daylight sweet, And left to
Heaven the rest.
-- John V. Cheney
contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It
is the power of getting out of any situation all that
there is in it. It is arduous and rare.
-- G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936)
you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap.
If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing.
If you want happiness for a month -- get married.
If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone
-- Chinese proverb
happiness of life is made up of minute fractions --
the little soon forgotten charities of a kiss or smile,
a kind look, a heartfelt compliment, and the countless
infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling.
-- Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)
think happiness comes from self-acceptance.
We all try different things, and we find some
comfortable sense of who we are. We look at
our parents and learn and grow and move on.
-- Jamie Lee
Beings, indeed all sentient beings, have the
right to pursue happiness and live in peace
is extremely important for happiness. Having
few desires, feeling satisfied with what you
have, is very vital...”
- The Dalai
joyfulness of a man prolongeth his days."
-- The Bible: Ecclesiasticus. XXX. 22
may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness
-- Benjamin Disraeli