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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us - of becoming happy - is not attainable: yet we may not - nay, cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization of it by some means or other.
We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
I don't get bothered by people saying what they say. I'm a happy person and I'm happy with my looks. I'm not an insecure person. I believe if somebody chooses plastic surgery it should be for themselves, not for anyone else.
If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy.
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace.
Millions of people thought Archie was a happy hero.
Precepts or maxims are of great weight; and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a happy life than the volumes we can't find.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A bully is playing a game, one that he or she enjoys and needs. You're welcome to play this game if it makes you happy, but for most people, it will make you miserable.
Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution.
Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
And in real life endings aren't always neat, whether they're happy endings, or whether they're sad endings.
I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
J. D. Salinger
Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.
They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?
We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.
J. Donald Walters
Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul but his life.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.
A happy wife is a happy life.
It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May I ask whether these pleasing attentions proceed from the impulse of the moment, or are they the result of previous study?
If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.
If you're happy, if you're feeling good, then nothing else matters.
Robin Wright Penn
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.
If you're working for a good company and you're happy there, and you're being compensated accordingly, and your work satisfies you, you should stay there.
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