Happy Quotes and Sayings - Page 14



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

You cannot say that you are happy when you don’t win.
Arsene Wenger

When I’m in love, I wake up happy.
Enrique Iglesias

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

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

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

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.
Margaret Young

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

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

Happy is he who can trace effects to their causes.
Virgil

What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.
Colette

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

All of us have had the experience of a sudden joy that came when nothing in the world had forewarned us of its coming – a joy so thrilling that if it was born of misery we remembered even the misery with tenderness.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best,” and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.
A.A. Milne

Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?
Samuel Johnson

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