Happy Quotes: October 2011

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Being Happy Quotes

"Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections"

"If you want to be happy, be"
Leo Tolstoy

"Most people would rather be certain they're miserable,than risk being happy"
Robert Anthony

"What would our world be like if we ceased to worry about "right" and "wrong," or "good" and "evil," and simply acted so as to maximize well-being, our own and that of others? Would we lose anything important?"
Sam Harris

"We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same"
Anne Frank

"There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means - either may do - the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier"
Benjamin Franklin 

"Most of us would be upset If we were accussed of being "silly" comes from the old English word "seilig" and it's literal definition is"to be blessed , happy, healthy and prosperous"
Zig Ziglar

Friday, October 14, 2011

Funny Happy Birthday Quotes

"Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened"
Jennifer Yane

"You're not 40, you're eighteen with 22 years experience"
Author Unknown

"The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age"
Lucille Ball

"As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two"
Sir Norman Wisdom

"First you forget names, then you forget faces, then you forget to pull your zipper up, then you forget to pull your zipper down"
Leo Rosenberg

"Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest"
Larry Lorenzoni

"Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age. ... “Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age"
Victor Hugo

"Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else"
Ogden Nash

"Last week the candle factory burned down. Everyone just stood around and sang, 'Happy Birthday'"
Steven Wright

"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter"
Mark Twain

"They tell you that you'll lose your mind when you grow older. What they don't tell you is that you won't miss it very much"
Malcolm Cowley

"We know we're getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it"
Author Unknown

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Happy Anniversary Quotes

"As we grow old...the beauty steals inward"
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Our wedding was many years ago. The celebration continues to this day"
Gene Perret

"Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction"
Antoine de Saint-Exupery 

"A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust,partnership, tolerance and tenacity.The order varies for any given year"

"Age does not protect you from love but love to some extent love protects you from age"
Jeanne Moreau

"If two stand shoulder to shoulder against the gods, Happy together, the gods themselves are helpless. Against them while they stand so"
Maxwell Anderson

"True love stories never have endings"
Richard Bach

"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person"
Mignon McLaughlin

"A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short"
Andre Maurois

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Be Happy Quotes

"Learn to be calm and you will always be happy"
Paramhansa Yogananda

"I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances"
Martha Washington

"If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time"
Edith Wharton

"Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy"
Cynthia Nelms

"I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be "happy." I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all, to matter and to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all"
Leo C. Rosten

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

"Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible"
St. Augustine

"Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead"
Scottish Proverb

Monday, October 10, 2011

Happy Love Quotes

"Love is - seeking to make another person happy"

"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness"
Benjamin Franklin

"There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it"
Ernest Hemingway 

"They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world. Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for"
Tom Bodett

"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being"
Oscar Wilde 

"The highest happiness on earth is marriage"
William Lyon Phelps

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Happy Quotes about Life

"Never let life's hardships disturb you......no one can avoid problems, not even saints or sages"
Nichiren Daishonen

"What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful"
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

"A happy life consists in tranquility of mind"
Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Don't limit investing to the financial world. Invest something of yourself, and you will be richly rewarded"
Charles Schwab 

"The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it" 
Mother Teresa 

"Whoever is happy will make others happy too. He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery"
Anne Frank

"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants"
Benjamin Franklin 

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Happiness Quotes

"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions"
Dalai Lama 

"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 someone else"
Chinese Proverb

"Happiness is liberty from everything that makes us unhappy"
Vernon Howard

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony"
Mohandas Gandhi 

"Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you"
Hafiz of Persia

"Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal of plan living and high thinking the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants. Man's happiness really lies in contentment"
Mohandas Gandhi 

"Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it"
Jacques Prévert

"No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change"
Barbara de Angelis

"Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits"
Thomas Jefferson 

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort"
Franklin Roosevelt

"But O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes"
William Shakespeare 

"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him"

"Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health"
Julia Child

"Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad"
Norm Papernick

"Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give"
Eleanor Roosevelt

"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 the long term for both yourself and others will come"
Dalai Lama 

"Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys.If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it"
Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Joy can be real only if people look upon their life as a service, and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness"
Leo Tolstoy

"Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives"
C. S. Lewis 

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

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

"There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one - keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy"
Mark Twain 

Friday, October 7, 2011

Happiness Quotes and Sayings

"God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing"
C. S. Lewis 

"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open"
John Barrymore

"The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action"
Madame de Stael

"The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness"
Joseph Addison

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go"
Oscar Wilde 

"In seeking happiness for others, you find it for yourself"

"Pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man"
Muhammad Ali 

"Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind"
Thomas Jefferson 

"Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place.But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around"
E.L. Konigsburg

"By engaging in a delusive quest for happiness, we bring only suffering upon ourselves. In our frantic search for something to quench our thirst, we overlook the water all around us and drive ourselves into exile from our own lives"
Sharon Salzberg