“Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye.”

~ Austin O’Malley

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“It’s enough to indulge and to be selfish but true happiness is really when you start giving back.”

~ Adrian Grenier

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“Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.”

~ Blaise Pascal

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“If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.”

~ Richard Bach

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“The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.”

~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

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“Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.”

~ Ambrose Bierce

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“Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one’s identity as a being of worth and dignity.”

~ Rollo May

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Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.”

~ Ambrose Bierce

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“Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.”

~ Mary Baker Eddy

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“Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.”

~ Douglas William Jerrold

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“Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness.”

~ Baltasar Gracian

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“All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.”

~ Lord Byron

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“Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.”

~ Bertolt Brecht

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“Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.”

~ Ogden Nash

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“Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.”

~ Adam Smith

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“To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”

~ Bertrand Russell

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“Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.”

~ Andy Rooney

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“Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.”

~ Leo Rosten

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“Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.”

~ Sophocles

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“Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness.”

~ Bertrand Russell

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“We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.”

~ Maurice Maeterlinck

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“Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.”

~ George Sand

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“Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.”

~ Joseph Wood Krutch

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“Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.”

~ Don Marquis

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“In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness – otherwise how would you know when you’re happy?”

~ Leslie Caron

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“Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.”

~ Deepak Chopra

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“The right to happiness is fundamental.”

~ Anna Pavlova

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“Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.”

~ John Stuart Mill

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“It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.”

~ Kin Hubbard

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“Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.”

~ Pearl S. Buck

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“Happiness is hard to recall. Its just a glow.”

~ Frank McCourt

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

~ Robert Staughton Lynd

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“It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.”

~ Thomas Jefferson

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“Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.”

~ Albert Schweitzer

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“Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.”

~ Alice Walker

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