Happy Quotes and Sayings - Page 11
The happy people are those who are producing something.
William Ralph Inge
It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art.
He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
Ludwig van Beethoven
The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
Charles L. Morgan
May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human enough hope to make you happy.
One dollar for eternal happiness? I’d be happier with the dollar.
Being happy is something you have to learn. I often surprise myself by saying “Wow, this is it. I guess I’m happy. I got a home I love. A career that I love. I’m even feeling more and more at peace with myself.” If there’s something else to happiness, let me know. I’m ambitious for that, too.
We deem those happy who, from the experience of life, have learned to bear its ills, without being overcome by them.
It is not God’s will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
I’m so happy because today I found my friends – they’re in my head.
I’m as happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
I looked below and saw my people there, and all were well and happy except one, and he was lying like the dead – and that one was myself.
As people spin faster and faster in the pursuit of merely personal happiness, they become exhausted in the futile effort of chasing themselves.
I should have been smart enough to stay happy. But my ambition ruled my life.
Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.
The world is so full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Few people can be happy unless they hate some other person, nation, or creed.
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
Off with you! You’re a happy fellow, for you’ll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!
Ludwig van Beethoven
This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.
Susan Polis Schutz
A business is successful to the extent that it provides a product or service that contributes to happiness in all of its forms.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.