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  Quotes of Happiness [101]


  1. What's the use of happiness? It can't buy you money. - Henny Youngman
  2. Happiness is an Open mind. Beware of your stereotypes and prejudices, they can trap you in a box and make you miss what life has to offer you - Med Yones
  3. Happiness ain't a thing in itself --it's only a contrast with something that ain't pleasant. And so, as soon as the novelty is over and the force of the contrast dulled, it ain't happiness any longer, and you have to get something fresh. - Mark Twain
  4. Happiness is not the absence of pain. There is no such thing as a pain-free life. In fact emotional pain is a useful life tool that alerts you to a mismatch between your values and your environment - Med Yones
  5. Happiness depends upon ourselves. - Aristotle
  6. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. - John Mason Brown
  7. Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values. - Ayn Rand
  8. The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star. - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  9. The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions. - Alfred Lord Tennyson
  10. Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. - Albert Schweitzer
  11. It is by being fully involved with every detail of our lives, whether good or bad, that we find happiness, not by trying to look for it directly. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  12. Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln
  13. Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs. - Josh Billings
  14. Happiness comes and goes and is short on staying power. - Frank Tyger
  15. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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