For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
― Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land
Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
― Abraham Lincoln
Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
― Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married
It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.
― Chuck Palahniuk, Diary
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
― Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
― Mahatma Gandhi
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
― Albert Camus
There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
― Dalai Lama XIV
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
― John Lennon
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
― J.R.R. Tolkien
They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
― Tom Bodett
The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters.
― Audrey Hepburn
You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.
― Jonathan Safran Foer
It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.
― Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People
No medicine cures what happiness cannot.
― Gabriel García Márquez
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
― George Burns
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
― Marcel Proust