The happy person is the one who finds occasions for joy at every step. He does not have to look for them he just finds them.
- Ossian Lang
Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect, it just you've decided to see life beyond the imperfections. So, don't say you are happy because everything is alright, be happy when everything is bad but your doing just fine.
The best feeling in the world is realizing that you're perfectly happy without the thing you thought you needed.
Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it - memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.
- Tad Williams
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.
- Greg Anderson
The happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of everything. They just make the most of everything that comes along their way.
As long as you're happy and smiling, doesn't matter how crazy people think you are.
- Ben Stymeist
What more felicity can fall to creature than to enjoy delight with liberty.
- Edmund Spenser
How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend.
- William Rotsler
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping.
- Claudius Claudianus
Pretending to be happy doesn't make you happy. But I hope you are as happy as you are pretending to be.
Angels encourage us by guiding us onto a path that will lead to happiness and hope.
- Andy Lakey
Sometimes all you can do is walk away, hide your tears, and just pretend you're okay.
Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.
- Julia Child
I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington
When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
- Marcus Aurelius
The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.
- Lin Yutang
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
- Hosea Ballou
There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other.
- J. K. Rowling
Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
- J. Donald Wlters
Happiness is not about getting what you want all the time, it's about appreciating what you already have.
- G. R. I. N. D.
Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.
- Francesca Reigler
One thing I learn about happiness: It's made, not found. If you want to be happy, you must create it yourself.
- Wilson Kanadi
Happiness starts with one word, one joke, one text, one phone call, one song, one kiss, one hug and stops with one mistake.
Justice does not come from the outside. It comes from inner peace.
- Barbara Hall
Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.
- Dale Carnegie
If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.
- Edith Newbold Jones Wharton
Happiness is a journey, not a destination; happiness is to be found along the way not at the end of the road, for then the journey is over and it's too late. The time for happiness is today not tomorrow.
- Paul H. Dunn
Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don't collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don't really mean anything.
- Norman Lear
The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.
- Al Batt
Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
- Winston Churchill
Money may not buy happiness, but it can keep us amused while we're waiting for happiness to arrive.
- Susan Gale
Health is not just the absence of a disease. It's an inner joyfulness that should be ours all the time; a state of positive well-being.
- Deepak Chopra
Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.
- Linus Pauling
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness not because they never found it but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
- William Faulkner
I embrace the imperfections and celebrate them.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs
Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men but from doing something worthwhile.
- Sir Wilfred Grenfell