Happiness

When you practice contentment you can say to yourself, ‘Oh yes I already have everything that I really need’. — The Dalai Lama

But pain… seems to me an insufficient reason not to embrace life. Being dead is quite painless. Pain, like time, is going to come on regardless. Question is, what glorious moments can you win from life in addition to the pain? — Lois McMaster Bujold

Living is Not a Race; it is a Journey, Something to be Enjoyed Each Day. — Dr. Wayne Dyer

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. — The Dalai Lama

Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery. — Matthew Arnold

A child can teach an adult three things:
To be happy for no reason,
To always be busy with something,
To know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.
— Paulo Coelho

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. — Marianne Williamson

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. — Benjamin Disraeli

No one finds life worth living; he must make it worth living. — Unknown

It is the Buddhist’s view that one’s own pleasure and pain are achieved by oneself and not generated from the outside. — the Dalai Lama

May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful And don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself. — Neil Gaiman

How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it. — Mark Twain

The path of joy involves valuing yourself and monitoring where you put your time. — Sanaya Roman

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. — Nathaniel Hawthorne

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. — Denis Waitle

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. — Marianne Williamson

Happiness is a how, not a what; a talent, not an object. — Hermann Hesse

The altruistic attitude is the root of happiness within the human community. — the Dalai Lama

Stop feeling sorry for yourself and you will be happy. — Stephen Fry

Problems and sufferings arise because of an undisciplined state of mind. Therefore, our own hppiness is in fact in our own hands — the Dalai Lama

One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

I believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. — The Dalai Lama

The way to experience happiness is to identify its causes and cultivate them, and to identify the causes of suffering and eliminate them. — the Dalai Lama

Outer order contributes to inner calm. — Gretchen Reubin

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness is something that you are and it comes from the way you think. — Dr. Wayne Dyer

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost. — The Dalai Lama

I have found that if you love life, life will love you back. — Arthur Rubinstein

Joy is not a sin. Sacrifice is not a virtue — Paulo Coelho

It is okay to ask what you can give to yourself. In fact, it’s very okay. Personal ambition, personal happiness, and personal spiritual development stoke the fires of desire, of yearning, and of achievement. They are the cornerstones of evolution. — Neale Donald Walsch

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. — Mahatma Gandhi

Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. — Roald Dahl

Most people are searching for happiness outside of themselves. That’s a fundamental mistake. Happiness is something that you are, and it comes from the way that you think. — Dr. Wayne Dyer

If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind. — Norman Vincent Peale

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal. Not to people or things. — Albert Einstein

 

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