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If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’ If you want happiness for a day — go fishing. If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.

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If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’ If you want happiness for a day — go fishing. If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.By Chinese ProverbSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’ If you want happiness for a day — go fishing. If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.

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We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround

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We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround us as members of the same human family. The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness.By

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We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround

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Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.

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Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.By Denis WaitleySee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.

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Happiness in life is not measured by the things we achieve, the places we go, or the route that we take to get there. Happiness in life is measured by the people that we share all of our experiences with.

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Happiness in life is not measured by the things we achieve, the places we go, or the route that we take to get there. Happiness in life is measured by the people that we share all of our experiences with.By Chris NeedhamSee more HAPPINESS

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Happiness in life is not measured by the things we achieve, the places we go, or the route that we take to get there. Happiness in life is measured by the people that we share all of our experiences with.

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Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happi

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Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happiness really are the same thing... just expressed differently.By

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Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happi

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Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

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Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.By Herman CainSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

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Money doesn’t bring happiness and creativity. Your creativity and happiness brings money.

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Money doesn’t bring happiness and creativity. Your creativity and happiness brings money.By Sam RosenSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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Money doesn’t bring happiness and creativity. Your creativity and happiness brings money.

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.By Benjamin DisraeliSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

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If you look to others for fulfilment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the worl

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If you look to others for fulfilment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you.By Lao TzuSee more

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If you look to others for fulfilment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the worl

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Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.

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Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.By UnknownSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.

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Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.

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Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.By Leo TolstoySee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.

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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.

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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.By EpictetusSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.

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For most of life, nothing wonderful happens. If you don’t enjoy getting up and working and finishing your work and sitting down to a meal with family or friends, then the chances are you’re not going to be very happy. If someone bases his/her happiness on

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For most of life, nothing wonderful happens. If you don’t enjoy getting up and working and finishing your work and sitting down to a meal with family or friends, then the chances are you’re not going to be very happy. If someone bases his/her happiness on major events like a great job, huge amounts of money, a flawlessly happy marriage or a trip to Paris, that person isn’t going

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For most of life, nothing wonderful happens. If you don’t enjoy getting up and working and finishing your work and sitting down to a meal with family or friends, then the chances are you’re not going to be very happy. If someone bases his/her happiness on

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Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.

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Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.By William FeatherSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.

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Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

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Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.By Franklin D. RooseveltSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

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Happiness is a state of activity.

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Happiness is a state of activity.By AristotleSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is a state of activity.

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I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.

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I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.By Dalai LamaSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.

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Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

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Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.By George BurnsSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

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The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.

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The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.By Martha WashingtonSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.

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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.By James OppenheimSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

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The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.

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The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.By Andre MauroisSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.

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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.

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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.By Maxim GorkySee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.

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Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

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Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.By Eleanor RooseveltSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

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Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.

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Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.By Ayn RandSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.

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Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.

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Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.By AristotleSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.

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We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.

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We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.By Frederick KeonigSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.

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Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.

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Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.By Rose LaneSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.

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Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.

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Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.By Andy RooneySee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.

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The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.

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The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.By Arthur SchopenhauerSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.

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Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

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Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.By Robert A. HeinleinSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

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Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.

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Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.By BuddhaSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.

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Happiness is acceptance.

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Happiness is acceptance.By UnknownSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is acceptance.

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Happiness depends upon ourselves.

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Happiness depends upon ourselves.By AristotleSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness depends upon ourselves.

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Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

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Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.By BuddhaSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

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Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

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Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.By Albert SchweitzerSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

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The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.

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The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.By James M. BarrieSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.

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Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.

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Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.By Dalai LamaSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.

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True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

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True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.By Helen KellerSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

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Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

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Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.By Herman HesseSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

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Happiness is a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the plain, On its arrival slows and murks. For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights.

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Happiness is a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the plain, On its arrival slows and murks. For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights.By Kahlil GibranSee more

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Happiness is a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the plain, On its arrival slows and murks. For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights.

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True happiness... arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self.

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True happiness... arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self.By Joseph AddisonSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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True happiness... arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self.

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Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of travelling.

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Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of travelling.By Margaret Lee RunbeckSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of travelling.

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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.By Mahatma GandhiSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

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Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have.

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Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have.By UnknownSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have.

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Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.

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Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.By J. Petit SennSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.

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Our capacity to draw happiness from aesthetic objects or material goods in fact seems critically dependent on our first satisfying a more important range of emotional or psychological needs, among them the need for understanding, for love, expression and

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Our capacity to draw happiness from aesthetic objects or material goods in fact seems critically dependent on our first satisfying a more important range of emotional or psychological needs, among them the need for understanding, for love, expression and respect.By Alain De BottonSee more

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Our capacity to draw happiness from aesthetic objects or material goods in fact seems critically dependent on our first satisfying a more important range of emotional or psychological needs, among them the need for understanding, for love, expression and

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Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make cha

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Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.By

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Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make cha

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The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.

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The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.By Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.

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Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.

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Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.By Mary Lou RettonSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.

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Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

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Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.By BuddhaSee more HAPPINESS & WELLBEING quotes

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Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

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