"The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions,
not our circumstances."
- Martha Washington
"Remember that happiness is a way of travel - not a destination."
- Roy M. Goodman
"I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace -
a connection to what matters."
- Oprah Winfrey
"Many people have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification,
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose."
- Helen Keller
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion."
- HH The Dalai Lama
"The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."
- Mark Twain
"What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity.
These are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway,
the good they do is inconceivable."
- Joseph Addison
"Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply,
to think freely, to risk life, to be needed."
- Storm Jameson
"I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering;
surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy!"
- Louise Bogan
"It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day to day basis."
- Margaret Bonnano
"Happiness, it seems to me, consists of two things:
first, in being where you belong, and second - and best -
in comfortably going through everyday life, that is, having had
a good night's sleep and not being hurt by new shoes."
- Theodor Fontane
"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."
- Oscar Wilde
Of the quotes listed above, do you have a favorite? Why?
I collected tons of happiness quotes, so I will have
'Happiness part 2' next Friday... enjoy your weekend,
everyone! Val =)