Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"Happiness resides not in posessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul"
"No man is happy who does not think himself so"
"Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it"
"Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances"
"There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will"
"Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress"
"The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life"
"People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest"
"When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us"
"In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet"
"You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution"
"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities"
"Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens"
"Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities"
"Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own"
"Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life"
"Try to be happy in this present moment, and put not off being so to a time to come, as though that time should be of another make from this which has already come and is ours"
"Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind"
"The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken"
"I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than attempting to satisfy them"
"Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action"
"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly"
"here is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you"
"Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it"
"Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails"
"What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life"
"But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?"
"Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory"
"Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us"
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