Sometimes just reading some quotes on happiness can bring a smile to our lips and joy to our heart. If we are having a hard time coping with personal problem, sometimes a ray of happiness is all we need to get back on track.
Happiness and self-esteem go hand in hand. When we have high self-esteem we are happy - when we believe we have the right to be happy we have high self-esteem. Without further ado, here are some uplifting quotes on happiness - read them when you are blue, and they could just turn your day around!
"Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response."
Mildred Barthel (You can choose to be happy!)
"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature."
Marcus Aurelius (Think happy thoughts, not negative ones!)
"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence."
Aristotle (A day without a smile is a day with regret.)
"So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers."
John Sutherland Bonnell (And giving starts at home!)
"There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness."
Countess of Blessing ton (Smiling uses many less muscles than frowning - it‘s easier to do and causes less wrinkles!)
"Joy has nothing to do with material things, or with man's outward circumstance...A man living in the lap of luxury can be wretched, and a man in the depths of poverty can overflow with joy."
William Barclay (Your self-esteem and self image has a lot to do with this!)
"Happiness is a journey, not a destination; happiness is to be found along the way not at the end of the road, for then the journey is over and it's too late. The time for happiness is today not tomorrow."
Quoted by Paul H. Dunn (Enjoy the journey today!)
"Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy."
Wayne Dyer (You can control how you feel and react. Choose happiness!)
"The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular reason for being so except that they are so."
William Ralph Inge (Wouldn’t you like to be like that?)
"It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness."
Thomas Jefferson (Live. You can’t be happy if you keep putting life on hold.)
"We always have enough to be happy if we are enjoying what we do have--and not worrying about what we don't have."
Ken Keyes, Jr. (This is the true key to happiness!)
"People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be."
Abraham Lincoln (Make up your mind to be happy today!)
"Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don't collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don't really mean anything."
Norman Lear (Find joy in the tiny victories!)
"Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same."
Francesca Reigler, artist (Why be mad or sad when we can be happy instead?)
I hope that you liked reading my selection of quotes on happiness.
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