Monday, March 16, 2015

20 Enlightening Happiness Quotes to Live By

Dog and Happiness

1. Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. -Thomas Merton 

2. It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.-Thomas Jefferson 

3. Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude. -Dale Carnegie 

4. Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.-Eleanor Roosevelt 

5. Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude. -Joseph Wood Krutch 

6. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. -Franklin D. Roosevelt 

7. Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.-Joseph Addison 

8. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. -Albert Schweitzer 

9. Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. -Theodore Isaac Rubin 

10. Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give - pleasure, possessions, power - but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy. -Dada Vaswani 

11. It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come. -Dalai Lama 

12. Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. -Jim Rohn 

13. What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience? -Adam Smith 

14. Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. -Dale Carnegie 

15. I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness - it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude. -Brene Brown 

16. My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother's voice and smile. -Jennifer Garner 

17. I discovered that joy is not the negation of pain, but rather acknowledging the presence of pain and feeling happiness in spite of it. -Lupita Nyong'o 

18. Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think. -Dale Carnegie 

19. I am more and more convinced that our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves. -Wilhelm von Humboldt 

20. Happiness lies first of all in health. -George William Curtis

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