Saturday, 2 July 2011


If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires. - Epicurus

Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it. - William Feather

If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time. - 
Edith Wharton

Each moment that you are happy is a gift to the rest of the world. - Harry Palmer

Happiness gives us the energy which is the basis of health. - Henri Frederic Amiel

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention. - Greg Anderson

A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him. - Alexander Solzehnitsyn

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. - Guillaume Apollinaire

Remember this, that very little is needed to make a happy life. - Marcus Aurelius

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting of satisfy them. - John Stuart Mill

Only contentment can make you happy — desires fulfilled breed more desires. Freedom from desires is bliss. - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj 

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. - Joseph Addison

Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation? - Jane Austin

A foolish man runs after happiness; A wise man stands still and lets it catch him. - Sylvia Sakowski 

The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does. - Sir James M. Barrie

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