Friday, October 01, 2010

Happy quotes

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.  ~James Openheim


Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.  ~John Barrymore


"Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think.  Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.  ~A.A. Milne


People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.  Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.  ~H. Jackson Browne



Many people have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller
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The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people.
- Mark Twain
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Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns
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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
- Benjamin Disraeli
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The true way to render ourselves happy is to love our work and find in it our pleasure.
- Francoise de Motteville
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Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
- Albert Schweitzer
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The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
- Martha Washington
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Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
- Norman MacEwan
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When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him; and you are torn by the thought of the unhappiness and night you cast, by the mere fact of living, in the hearts you encounter.
- Albert Camus
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Love is a condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
- Robert Heinlein
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There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
- George Sand
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The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make heaven of Hell, and a hell of Heaven.
- John Milton
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