"Find happiness in the simple things in life - find it all around you if you take the time and see it."
"Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom. It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness."
"I HAVE ALWAYS believed that each man makes his own happiness and is responsible for his own problems."
"Do not let anyone or anything outside of your own control tell you or suggest to you what will make you happy. That decision of what is happiness is up to you and you alone to create and cherish."
Catherine Pulsifer, Happiness, An Inspirational Thought
"We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it."
George Bernard Shaw
"Happiness depends upon ourselves." Aristotle
"Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose."
"If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.
"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."
To achieve happiness, we should make certain that we are never without an important goal." Earl Nightingale
"Sharing time and talents can result in discoveries that bring happiness beyond measure."
"Get out of bed forcing a smile. You may not smile because you are cheerful; but if you will force yourself to smile you'll . . .be cheerful because you smile."
"Every time a man smiles, and much more when he laughs, it adds something to his fragment of life."
"The thing that goes the farthest towards making life worth while,
that costs the least, and does the most, is just a pleasant smile."
"Every now and then, when the world sits just right, a gentle breath of heaven fills my soul with delight..."
Hazelmarie "Mattie" Elliott
"Cheerfulness is what greases the axles of the world. Don't go through life creaking."
"Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys."
Christian Nestell Bovee
"Real elation is when you feel you could touch a star without standing on tiptoe."