Saturday, 11 June 2011


Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. - Benjamin Disraeli 

It is neither wealth nor splendour, but tranquillity and occupation, which give happiness. - Thomas Jefferson 

Training the mind is the key to achieving lasting peace and happiness. - The Dalai Lama 

Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so. - John Stuart Mill

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln 

A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness. - Bernard de Fontenelle

Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying, once and for all. - Ovid 

Happiness, it is said, is seldom found by those who seek it, and never by those who seek it for themselves. - F. Emerson Andrews

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. - Marcus Aurelius

If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem. - Richard Bach

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. - Eric Hoffer

The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions. - Robert Luis Stevenson

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

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

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. - Epictetus

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