“Happiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.”

~ Saul Bellow

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“If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.”

~ Maurice Chevalier

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“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”

~ Dalai Lama

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“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.”

~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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“Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.”

~ Henry Van Dyke

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“You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren’t happy in one place, chances are you won’t be happy anyplace.”

~ Ernie Banks

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“Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.”

~ Alphonse Karr

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“Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.”

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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“You can be happy where you are.”

~ Joel Osteen

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“Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.”

~ Dale Carnegie

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“If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world.”

~ David Brainerd

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“There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one – keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.”

~ Mark Twain

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“Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman – or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.”

~ George Burns

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“Happiness is good health and a bad memory.”

~ Ingrid Bergman

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“It is not God’s will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.”

~ Immanuel Kant

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“But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?”

~ Albert Camus

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“True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”

~ Helen Keller

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“I know the joy of fishes in the river through my own joy, as I go walking along the same river.”

~ Zhuangzi

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“There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.”

~ Denis Diderot

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“Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.”

~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

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“Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.”

~ Plutarch

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“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.”

~ Epictetus

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“It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.”

~ Agnes Repplier

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“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.”

~ Oscar Wilde

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“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”

~ Omar Khayyam

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“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.”

~ George Sand

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“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.”

~ Richard Bach

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“Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.”

~ Zhuangzi

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“The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.”

~ Carl Sandburg

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“The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.”

~ Andre Maurois

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“To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.”

~ Gustave Flaubert

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“What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.”

~ Leo Buscaglia

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“Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.”

~ Friedrich Schiller

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“In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag. ”

~ W. H. Auden

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“The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.”

~ Robert Baden-Powell

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