Favorite Quotations ~† Happiness, 5 Living Your Joy: A Practical Guide to Happiness

"I happy am, if well with you." ~ Anne Bradstreet


A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance. ~ Anatole France

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them. ~ Leo Tolstoy

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

Happiness? Thatís nothing more than health and a poor memory. ~ Albert Schweitzer

Happiness lies in the consciousness we have of it. ~ George Sand

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There is no happiness for people at the expense of other people. ~ Anwar Sadat

Getting what you go after is success; but liking it while you are getting it is happiness. ~ Bertha Damon

True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. ~ Helen Keller

Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. ~ Robert Frost

Lower your cortisol level. The happiest people have the lowest level of cortisol, a stress hormone that raises blood pressure and weakens the immune system. Cut the stress--more yoga, less road rage--and you'll cut your cortisol production. ~ Daniel Gilbert, Wired, Aug '06

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