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  Quotes of Happiness [101]


  1. Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. - Robert Anthony
  2. Happiness is a resultant of the relative strengths of a positive and negative feeling rather than an absolute amount of one or the other. - Norman Bradburn
  3. Abiding happiness is not simply a possibility, but a duty; all may live above the troubles of life; worry is a poison and happiness is a medicine. - Newell Dwight Hillis
  4. There is work that is work and there is play that is play; there is play that is work and work that is play. And in only one of these lies happiness. - Gelett Burgess
  5. Happiness consists more in small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life. - Benjamin Franklin
  6. The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us. - Ashley Montagu
  7. Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved. - Anon
  8. Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experience. - George Santayana
  9. We don't laugh because we're happy -- we're happy because we laugh. - William James
  10. Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. - Ernest Hemingway
  11. Each moment that you are happy is a gift to the rest of the world. - Harry Palmer
  12. The greatest happiness in life is to be truly and consistently creative. - Peter Koestenbaum
  13. Happiness and work rose up together with the sun, radiant like it. - Paul Gauguin
  14. Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. - Theodore I. Rubin
  15. A great obstacle to happiness is to anticipate too great a happiness. - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
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