Happiness and Contentment Quotes and a Verse
"I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty.
I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation,
whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want."
- Philippians 4:12
"Be glad today for the clouds or the rainbows.
Both are meant for your good. And without both,
neither has meaning."
- Author Unknown
"The better part of happiness is to wish to be what you are."
- Desiderius Erasmus
"Happiness depends upon ourselves."
“I've learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or
misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.”
- Martha Washington
"One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them."
- Ira Gershwin
"I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse.
I suspect people of plotting to make me happy."
- J. D. Salinger
"Remember that happiness is a way of travel - not a destination."
- Roy M. Goodman
"It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day to day basis."
- Margaret Bonnano
"If you search the world for happiness, you may find it in the end,
for the world is round and will lead you back to your door.'
- Robert Brault
"All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast."
- John Gunther