The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
attitude Attitude contentment
I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
Short Invented I Wish
I'm choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I'm making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.
future Life happiness
That's the difference between me and the rest of the world! Happiness isn't good enough for me! I demand euphoria!
Nothing thicker than a knife's blade separates happiness from melancholy.
Yesterday is but a dream,
Tomorrow is only a vision.
But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope.
Work is the only only only remedy for life: for happiness, for interest, for stability, for security. Hard, willed work. Oh work!
But I have learned that you make your own happiness, that part of going for what you want means losing something else. And when the stakes are high, the losses can be that much greater.
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
Bewilderment Things Much
You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.
relationships family Family
Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.
Inspirational growth happiness
All who joy would win
Must share it -- Happiness was born a twin.
Winning happiness twin