A Happy Heart Makes its own Song"
"The miserable man is unhappy every day; but the cheerful man enjoys a constant
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion; if you
to be happy, practice compassion!~ Mary Stewbeck~
The first recipe of happiness - avoid too lengthy meditations on the
"That is happiness - to be dissolved into something complete
"The more we express our gratitude to God for our blessings,
more he will bring to our mind other blessings. The more
we are aware of to be grateful for, the happier we become."~Ezra
Happiness is the best medicine.
Make one person happy each day and in forty years you will
have made 14,600 human beings happy for a little time at least.~Charles Wiley~
When you finally allow yourself to trust joy and embrace
you will find you dance with everything.~Emanuel~
Open your arms and welcome the joy of today!
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.~E.E.Cummings~
Don't waste a minute being unhappy. If one window closes - run to the next
window - or break down a door.
True happiness arises in the first place from enjoyment of oneself.~Joseph Addison~
To be happy, do not add to your possessions, but subtract from your desires.
Live with your whole being all the days of your life. Your reward will be true
happiness.~Rebecca Thomas Shane~
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind and fills it with a steady and
perpetual serenity.~Joseph Addison~
To live long and achieve happiness, cultivate the art of radiating happiness.~Malcolm
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes to do,
but in liking what
one has to do.~James Barrie~
Looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them.~Lucy Maud Montgomery~
Cultivate caring and generosity. Happiness is the natural state of a loving
The real joy of life is in its play. Play is anything we do for the joy and love of
doing it, apart from any profit, compulsion, or sense of duty. It is the real joy of living.~Walter Rauschbusch~
Perceive and rejoice that life is abundant, that beauty and goodness are amply available
. . . that your happiness is in your hands.~Paul Hodges~
To love others makes us happy.
Happiness is a grateful spirit, an optimistic attitude, and a
heart full of love.
The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them,
but they seize us.~Ashley Montagu~
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.~James Prevert~
Happy people roll with the punches. They know from experience that everything changes.
Today's good fortune may vanish tomorrow, today's crises may turn out to be tomorrow's good fortune.
To pursue joy is to lose it. The only way to get it is to follow steadily the path
of duty, without thinking of joy, and then, like sheep, it comes most surely, unsought.~A. Marc Lauren~
Happiness does not consist in things, but in the relish we have of them . . .~Francois duc
de la Rochefoucald~
Once a happy thought gets started, you can't help but feel
To be happy with simple pleasures is no simple matter.
You cannot be thankful and unhappy at the same time.
You don't have to know how to sing, it's feeling as though you want to that makes the day
happy and successful.~Monica Crane~
Happiness is really a deep harmonious inner satisfaction and approval.~Francis Wilshire~
Happiness is good health and a bad memory~ Ingrid Bergman~
It's the little moments that make life big.
Everyone is responsible for their own joy.
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
The secret of happiness is curiosity.~Norman Douglas~
The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings not his
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. They are trifles,to be sure,
but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh
makes better friends
with ourselves and everybody around.~Orison Marden~
Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like a violin.