Happy Quotes

There is no greater sorrow than to recall a happy time in the midst of wretchedness.

Dante Alighieri

Do not worry; eat three square meals a day; say your prayers; be courteous to your creditors; keep your digestion good; exercise; go slow and easy. Maybe there are other things your special case requires to make you happy, but my friend, these I reckon will give you a good lift.

Abraham Lincoln

The soul may sleep and the body still be happy, but only in youth.

Mignon McLaughlin

Do not worry; eat three square meals a day; say your prayers; be courteous to your creditors; keep your digestion good; exercise; go slow and easy. Maybe there are other things your special case requires to make you happy, but my friend, these I reckon will give you a good lift

Abraham Lincoln

Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy - entertained, but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity, mostly it means that nothing much gets done.

Donald Norman

"...Good luck and Good work for the happy mountain raindrops, each one of them a high waterfall in itself, descending from the cliffs and hollows of the clouds to the cliffs and hollows of the rocks, out of the sky-thunder into the thunder of the falling rivers

John Muir

Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others

Charles W. Eliot

I was happy but happy is an adult world. You don't have to ask a child about happy, you see it. They are or they are not Adults talk about being happy because largely they are not. Talking about it is the same as trying to catch the wind. Much easier to let it blow all over you. This is where I disagree with the philosophers. They talk about passionate things but there is no passion in them. Never talk happiness with a philosopher

Jeanette Winterson

He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances

David Hume

He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.

David Hume

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.

Louisa May Alcott

There is no duty we so much underrated as the duty of being happy.

Robert Louis Stevenson

As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The secret of a happy life isn't buried in a treasure chest... it lies within your heart.

Unknown

We must select the Illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.

Connolly, Cyril

It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded

W Somerset Maugham

An illusion which makes me happy is worth a verity which drags me to the ground

Christopher Martin-Wieland

We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy

Cyril Connolly

Sorrow comes to all...Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better and yet you are sure to be happy again.

Abraham Lincoln

There is no greater sorrow than to be mindful of the happy time in misery.

Dante Alighieri

Youth enters the world with very happy prejudices in her own favor. She imagines herself not only certain of accomplishing every adventure, but of obtaining those rewards which the accomplishment may deserve. She is not easily persuaded to believe that the force of merit can be resisted by obstinacy and avarice, or its luster darkened by envy and malignity.

Samuel Johnson

It is only to the happy that tears are a LUXURY.

Thomas Moore

We act as though comfort and LUXURY were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then you're truly wireless.

Ted Turner

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