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Quotes About Happiness
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“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
― Dr. Seuss
tags: attributed-no-source, cry, crying, experience, happiness, joy, life, optimism, sadness, smile, smiling 118789 likes like
“The Paradoxical Commandments
People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.
If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.
Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.
The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.
People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.
Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
― Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council
tags: forgiveness, goodness, happiness, honesty, kindness, misattributed-to-mother-teresa, world 26472 likes like
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
tags: happiness 23814 likes like
Robert A. Heinlein
“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
― Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land
tags: essential, happiness, love 21120 likes like
“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
― Abraham Lincoln
tags: attributed-no-source, happiness 18599 likes like
“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
― Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married
tags: happiness, misattributed-john-lennon, procrastination, time 16183 likes like
“It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
― Chuck Palahniuk, Diary
tags: happiness, pain, peace, scar, sweetness 11215 likes like
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
tags: happiness 9485 likes like
“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
― Ernest Hemingway
tags: happiness 8886 likes like
“Seven Deadly Sins
Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Science without humanity
Knowledge without character
Politics without principle
Commerce without morality
Worship without sacrifice.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
tags: character, commerce, conscience, happiness, humanity, knowledge, money, morality, pleasure, politics, principle, sacrifice, science, sin, sins, wealth, work, worship 8686 likes like
Dalai Lama XIV
“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”
― Dalai Lama XIV
tags: happiness, inspirational 8497 likes like
“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
― Albert Camus
tags: happiness, meaning-of-life 7774 likes like
“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”
― John Lennon
tags: happiness, timelessness, wisdom 7430 likes like
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
tags: coldness, depression, happiness, life, sad, sadness, sorrow 6302 likes like
To be so strong that nothing
can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness, and prosperity
to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel
that there is something in them
To look at the sunny side of everything
and make your optimism come true.
To think only the best, to work only for the best,
and to expect only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others
as you are about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past
and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times
and give every living creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself
that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear,
and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.
To think well of yourself and to proclaim this fact to the world,
not in loud words but great deeds.
To live in faith that the whole world is on your side
so long as you are true to the best that is in you.”
― Christian D. Larson, Your Forces and How to Use Them
tags: happiness, inspirational, love, optimism, strength 6130 likes like
“There's nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.”
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
tags: happiness 5958 likes like
Charles M. Schulz
“Happiness is a warm puppy.”
― Charles M. Schulz
tags: animals, dogs, happiness, humor, puppies 5494 likes like
“The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it's all that matters.”
― Audrey Hepburn
tags: happiness, life 5484 likes like
Jonathan Safran Foer
“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer
tags: happiness, sadness 4616 likes like
“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”
― George Burns
tags: family, happiness, humor 4441 likes like
Gabriel García Márquez
“No medicine cures what happiness cannot.”
― Gabriel García Márquez
tags: happiness 4210 likes like
“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
― Tom Bodett
tags: happiness, hope, joy, love, wishing 4197 likes like
“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien