Happiness Quotes SMS Collection

Many things can make you miserable for

Many things can make you miserable for weeks; few can bring you a whole day of happiness.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

There is no cosmetic for beauty like

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.  ~Lady BlessingtonMCTO

To be without some of the things

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.  ~Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness

The happiness which is lacking makes one

The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.  ~Joseph Roux

Eden is that old fashioned house we dwell

Eden is that old-fashioned house we dwell in every day Without suspecting our abode until we drive away. ~Emily Dickinson

Unhappiness is not knowing what we want

Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.  ~Don Herold

Can anything be so elegant as to

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self?  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

If there were in the world today

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of

Happiness is a conscious choice not an

Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.  ~Mildred Barthel in Ensign

One filled with joy preaches without preaching

One filled with joy preaches without preaching.  ~Mother Teresa

If you search the world for happiness

If you search the world for happiness, you may find it in the end, for the world is round and will lead you back

My advice to you is not inquire

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.  ~Thornton Wilder

Happiness is the interval between periods of

Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.  ~Don MarquisCUL

Unquestionably it is possible to do without

Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.  ~John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism, 1863LCD

Happiness makes up in height for what

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.  ~Robert Frost

Cheerfulness is what greases the axles of

Cheerfulness is what greases the axles of the world.  Don’t go through life creaking.  ~H.W. BylesFELI

Happiness is a form of courage holbrook

Happiness is a form of courage.  ~Holbrook JacksonCUL

Seeking happiness i passed many travelers headed

Seeking happiness, I passed many travelers headed in the opposite direction, seeking happiness.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Happiness is the resultant of relative strengths

Happiness is the resultant of the relative strengths of positive and negative feelings rather than an absolute amount of one or the other.  ~Norman

The secret to happiness is put the

The secret to happiness is to put the burden of proof on unhappiness.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Now and then its good to pause

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.comwas under name of Guilaume Apollinaire,

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"Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think.  Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing

Its pretty hard to tell what does

It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness.  Poverty and wealth have both failed.  ~Frank McKinney "Kin" HubbardCUL

Three grand essentials to happiness in this

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

Happiness is never stopping to think if

Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.  ~Palmer Sondreal

We are seldom happy with what we

We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The

The happiness of most people is not

The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.  ~Ernest

Doing cartwheels in the green grass of

Doing cartwheels in the green grass of happiness and skipping high towards the blue heavenly skies of joy! ~Terri Guillemets

One should be either sad or joyful

One should be either sad or joyful.  Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.  ~Eugene O’NeillCUL

Happiness is like a butterfly which when

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. 

We act as though comfort and luxury

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something

The fact is always obvious much too

The fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and

But what is happiness except the simple

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?  ~Albert Camus

Whatever you put aside to seek happiness

Whatever you put aside to seek happiness, remember where you put it.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

The happy have whole days and those

The happy have whole days, and those they choose. The unhappy have but hours, and those they lose. ~Colley Cibber

Happiness is not a state to arrive

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.  ~Margaret Lee Runbeck

Happiness pulses with every beat of my

Happiness pulses with every beat of my heart. ~Terri Guillemets

The foolish man seeks happiness in the

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

Happiness is always a by product it probably

Happiness is always a by-product.  It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular.  But it is

Man is fond of counting his troubles

Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys.  If he counted them up as he ought to, he

On the whole happiest people seem to

On the whole, the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.  ~William

To be obliged to beg our daily

To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread. 

Happiness is the soundtrack of my life

Happiness is the soundtrack of my life. ~Terri Guillemets

Happiness is excitement that has found a

Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place.  But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.  ~E.L. KonigsburgFELI

Happiness is a matter of ones most

Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.  ~Iris Murdoch

It is strange what a contempt men

It is strange what a contempt men have for the joys that are offered them freely.  ~Georges DuhamelCUL

Jumping for joy is good exercise author

Jumping for joy is good exercise.  ~Author UnknownFELI

We cannot be happy if we expect

We cannot be happy if we expect to live all the time at the highest peak of intensity.  Happiness is not a matter of

As people spin faster and in the

As people spin faster and faster in the pursuit of merely personal happiness, they become exhausted in the futile effort of chasing themselves.  ~Andrew

To be happy you must fancy that

To be happy, you must fancy that everything you have is a gift, and you the chosen, though you worked your tail off for

There is no way to happiness

There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way.  ~Thich Nhat Hanh

Enjoy the little things for one day

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

The greatest happiness you can have is

The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.  ~William Saroyan

My crown is called content a that

My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.  ~William Shakespeare

If you observe a really happy man

If you observe a really happy man you will find him building a boat, writing a symphony, educating his son, growing double dahlias in

Let us be grateful to people who

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.  ~Marcel Proust

We are no longer happy so soon

We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.  ~Walter Savage Landor

Man must search for what is right

Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own.  ~Johann Pestalozzi

There can be no happiness if the

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.  ~Freya Stark, The Journey’s Echo

Real elation is when you feel could

Real elation is when you feel you could touch a star without standing on tiptoe.  ~Doug Larson

If you want others to be happy

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

A great obstacle to happiness is expect

A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.  ~Bernard de Fontenelle

Give a man health and course to

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.  ~George Bernard Shaw

Ask yourself whether you are happy and

Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so.  ~John Stuart Mill, Autobiography, 1873LCD

The best way to cheer yourself up

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.  ~Mark Twain

Often people attempt to live their lives

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what

Happiness is an inside job william arthur

Happiness is an inside job. ~William Arthur Ward

Happiness cannot be traveled to owned earned

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

When neither their property nor honor is

When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.  ~Niccolo Machiavelli

A happy thought is like a seed

A happy thought is like a seed that sows positivity for all to reap.  ~Miriam Muhammadcontest winner Sept 2009, twitter.com/flawlessmi/status/4316343357

If you ever find happiness by hunting

If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her

There are some days when i think

There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.  ~Salvador Dali

Of all the things you wear your

Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important.  ~Janet Lane

Happiness is when what you think say

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

Most of us believe in trying to

Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.  ~Robert S.

Even if happiness forgets you a little

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.  ~Jacques Prévert

Happiness is a by product of an effort

Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy.  ~Gretta Brooker PalmerPIH

I am a kind of paranoiac in

I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse.  I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.  ~J.D. Salinger

Joy is a flower that blooms when

Joy is a flower that blooms when you do.  ~Author Unknown

Happiness is not a goal it by product

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.  ~Eleanor RooseveltCUL

Looking back on a happy life one

Looking back on a happy life, one realizes that one was not happy all the time.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

This is my 34depressed stance34 when youre

This is my "depressed stance."  When you’re depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand.  The worst thing you can do is

The essence of philosophy is that a

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.  ~Epictetus

Every now and then when the world

Every now and then, when the world sits just right, a gentle breath of heaven fills my soul with delight… ~Hazelmarie ‘Mattie’ Elliott, A

Happiness is your dentist telling you it

Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.  ~Johnny Carson

Tranquil pleasures last the longest we are

Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.  ~Christian Nestell Bovee

It is a comely fashion to be

It is a comely fashion to be glad; Joy is the grace we say to God.  ~Jean IngelowCHN