Quotes: Joy and Happiness


If you never did, you should.These things are fun,and fun is good. Dr. Seuss

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.  It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible.   From this, happiness in both the short term and long term for both yourself and others will come.  The Dalai Lama

Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose.  Charles Du Bos

Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.  Mother Teresa

Joy is more divine than sorrow; for joy is bread, and sorrow is medicine.  Beecher

Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.  Candice M. Pope

He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you have decided to look beyond the imperfections.  Unknown

People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.  Abraham Lincoln

Realize that true happiness lies within you.  Lucian

Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.  Zig Ziglar

Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.  Norman Vincent Peale

If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.  Chinese Proverb

Happiness depends on what you can give. Not what you can get.  Unknown

If you want to be happy, be!  Leo Tolstoy

It’s easy enough to be pleasant, when life flows along like a song, but the man worthwhile is the man with a smile, when everything goes dead wrong.  Unknown

Celebrate your success and find humor in your failures. Don’t take yourself so seriously. Loosen up and everyone around you will loosen up. Have fun and always show enthusiasm. When all else fails, put on a costume and sing a silly song.  Sam Walton

Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think.  Dale Carnegie

All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.  Lord Byron

Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.  Robert G. Ingersoll

A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.  Mother Teresa

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.  James Oppenheim

We smile because we are happy. But we also become happy because we smile. Act the part and you’ll become the part.  Unknown

Nobody ever died of laughter  Max Beerbohm

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.  The Dalai Lama

We do not sing because we are happy, we are happy because we sing.  William James

I have learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.  Martha Washington

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.  Mark Twain

Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.  Brian Tracy

Faith, belief, positive thinking make better people and a better world since the outer world shapes itself to our inner thinking. Quit thinking and talking about war, poverty, hard times.Think and talk peace, health, plenty, success to help bring them about. Guard your thoughts against negatives as you would your house against thieves.  Unknown
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