“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.”

~ Arthur Schopenhauer

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“Happiness is an inside job.”

~ William Arthur Ward

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“We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.”

~ Walter Savage Landor

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“When what we are is what we want to be, that’s happiness.”

~ Malcolm Forbes

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“Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul but his life.”

~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

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“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.”

~ William Feather

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“A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.”

~ Joseph Addison

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“Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.”

~ David Lee Roth

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“Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.”

~ Ovid

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“Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.”

~ Hosea Ballou

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“Happiness seems made to be shared.”

~ Pierre Corneille

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“An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.”

~ Lydia M. Child

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“Happiness… consists in giving, and in serving others.”

~ Henry Drummond

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“Happiness isn’t something you experience; it’s something you remember.”

~ Oscar Levant

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“Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.”

~ Ayn Rand

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“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.”

~ Thomas Merton

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“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is

determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.”

~ Martha Washington

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“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 Waitley

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“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.”

~ Charles Spurgeon

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“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

~ Mahatma Gandhi

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“Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it.”

~ Bernard Meltzer

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“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.”

~ Benjamin Franklin

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“Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.”

~ Mother Teresa

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“Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.”

~ Ayn Rand

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“Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.”

~ Alexandre Dumas

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“Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.”

~ Dennis Prager

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“You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.”

~ Julia Roberts

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“Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.”

~ Anatole France

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“Happiness is a direction, not a place.”

~ Sydney J. Harris

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“Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates.”

~ Sarah McLachlan

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“Love is trembling happiness.”

~ Khalil Gibran

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“Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.”

~ Robert Green Ingersoll

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“There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.”

~ Alfred de Musset

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