Happiness Quotes

Posted on January 9th, 2014

Collection of my favourite quotes about happines.

“Things are in the saddle, and ride mankind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.” – Lao Tzu

“When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” – Abraham Lincoln

“For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We can never have enough of that which we really do not want.” – Eric Hoffer

“Too many people spend money they havenʼt earned, to buy things they donʼt want, to impress people they donʼt like.” – Will Rogers

“The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” – Socrates

“When we get jealous, we tell stories to ourselves about other people. Jealousy makes you look for intensity rather than accuracy.” - Parul Sehgal

“Civilization changes man on the outside. Meditation softens him within, through and through.” – Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

“We don’t need to increase our goods nearly as much as we need to scale down our wants. Not wanting something is as good as possessing it.” – Donald Horban

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me… Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.” - Steve Jobs

“Find the best in everybody. Wait long enough, and people will surprise and impress you. It might even take years, but people will show you their good side. Just keep waiting.” ― Randy Pausch

“Give yourself permission to dream. Fuel your kids’ dreams too. Once in a while, that might even mean letting them stay up past their bedtimes.” - Randy Pausch

“All my adult life I’ve felt drawn to ask long-married couples how they were able to stay together. All of them said the same thing: We worked hard at it.” - Randy Pausch

“Never lose the child like wonder. It’s just too important. It’s what drives us. Help others.” ― Randy Pausch

“I want to enjoy myself in this planet for as long as I can for the people I care about.”- George Noorey

“Do not be sad about what you do not have. Instead, be happy about what you do have. If you will be sad about what you don’t have, you will not be happy about what you do have.” - Leo Tolstoy

“The things you own end up owning you.” - Tyler Durden

“Living a life of honesty creates peace of mind, and peace of mind is priceless.” - Marc and Angel

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