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We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
The things that make me happiest in the whole world are going on the occasional picnic, either with my children or with my partner; big family gatherings; and being able to go to the grocery store - if I can get those things in, I'm doing good.
Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
You know what has made me the happiest I've ever been? Seeing my son and daughter graduate from college. More than wanting them to be educated, I wanted them to be nice people. To see that they have become both is just a wonderful thing.
I'm happy, I would say that I'm one of the happiest people I know but I've certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.
Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I always say that the times in my life when I've been happiest are the times when I've seen, like, a sunset.
He who has no wish to be happier is the happiest of men.
William R. Alger
The happiest moment of my life was probably when my daughter was born.
In spite of discouragement and adversity, those who are happiest seem to have a way of learning from difficult times, becoming stronger, wiser and happier as a result.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
As human beings, we are the only organisms that create for the sheer stupid pleasure of doing so. Whether it's laying out a garden, composing a new tune on the piano, writing a bit of poetry, manipulating a digital photo, redecorating a room, or inventing a new chili recipe - we are happiest when we are creating.
I see an insidious problem in the marketing of weddings as 'the happiest day of your life.' The pressure that is placed upon this event to be the alpha and omega of your entire existence makes it, I think, into a kind of nuptial New Year's Eve, and we all know how that usually turns out.
Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.
My school days were the happiest days of my life; which should give you some indication of the misery I've endured over the past twenty-five years.
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
William Lyon Phelps
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.
William Ralph Inge
Sometimes the most happy people in life are the ones with nothing. We can't lose sight of the little things in life that should make us the happiest.
We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
Some of the happiest times I ever saw my dad was times when I was with him in the casinos, and he had a good night.
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.
My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish.
As much as I love music, in my mind, photography is what makes me the happiest - that's for sure.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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