“Do what you have always done and you’ll get what you have always got.” – Sue Knight

“The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“We avoid the things that we’re afraid of because we think there will be dire consequences if we confront them. But the truly dire consequences in our lives come from avoiding things that we need to learn about or discover.” – Shakti Gawain

“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“Think of what you have rather than of what you lack. Of the things you have, select the best and then reflect how eagerly you would have sought them if you did not have them.” -Marcus Aurelius

“It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.” – Dale Carnegie

“We forge the chains we wear in life.” – Charles Dickens

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” – Ashley Montagu

“If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you.” – Lao Tzu

“Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.” – John Stuart Mill

“Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom.” – Benjamin Franklin

“We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.” – Walter Savage Landor

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.” – Roy T. Bennett 

“Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes.” – Charles Dickens

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Marthe Troly-Curtin

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

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.” – Roy T. Bennett

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