keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady and perpetual
-- Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
what brings happiness is a mystery for most people. Some try to find it by pursuing
wealth, love, adventure and climbing the corporate ladder. Many who reach the
goals that they've convinced themselves they need to reach to be happy, however,
find themselves still searching for happiness. The conclusion that many heroes
for a better world have discovered, is that helping others to be happy is the
surest way to find happiness.
-- Robert Alan Silverstein
The happiness of any society
begins with the well being of the families that live in it.
the use of worrying?
It never was worth while,
So pack up your troubles
in your old kit-bag,
And smile, smile, smile.
-- George Asaf
way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it."
-- Richard Bach.
is a conscious choice, not an automatic response."
-- Mildred Barthel.
|"Good nature is worth
more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor..." |
you really want to be happy, always try to do what’s right.
-- Bill Blackman
way to happiness -- keep your heart free from hate, your mind free from worry,
live simply, expect little, give much.
-- Carol Borges
peacefulness comes from abandoning the illustion that satisfying desires brings
-- Joan Borysenko
may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness
-- John Buchan
is the worth of anything,
But for the happiness 'twill bring?"
-- Richard Owen Cambridge.
have it easily in your power to increase the sum total
of this world's happiness now. How?
By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone
who is lonely or discouraged.
Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say
today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.”
-- Dale Carnegie
to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than
any other venture of life.
who sings frightens away his ills."
happiest heart that ever beat Was in some quiet breast That found the common daylight
sweet, And left to Heaven the rest.
-- John V. Cheney
contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out
of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and rare.
-- G. K.
you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap.
If you want happiness for a
day -- go fishing.
If you want happiness for a month -- get married.
you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness
for a lifetime -- help someone else.
-- Chinese proverb
happiness of life is made up of minute fractions -- the little soon forgotten
charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment, and the countless
infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling.
-- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
think happiness comes from self-acceptance. We all try different things, and we
find some comfortable sense of who we are. We look at our parents and learn and
grow and move on. We change.
Beings, indeed all sentient beings, have the right to pursue happiness and live
in peace and freedom.--
14th Dalai Lama
joyfulness of a man prolongeth his days."
-- The Bible: Ecclesiasticus. XXX.
may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
-- Benjamin Disraeli