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When we approve of ourselves, rathar than always seeking approval from others, we find happiness.

The path to happiness is paved with dreams, but don’t forget to admire the beauty of the landscape as you travel.

Make your own happiness; it’s up to you.

If you make someone else happy, you make yourself happy. (Carpe diem-seize the day)

People in difficult circumstances can be happy, while those who live a life of ease may be miserable.

If you’re unhappy, don’t try to hide it. Express it, then let it go.

Love can turn sorrow into happiness.

To be happy, you need to know that others love you for yourself, just as you are.

Solitude may bring happiness.

If you fear losing happiness, you must have some happiness to lose.

Happiness is meeting an old friend you haven’t seen for years, and picking up where you left off.

Sometimes happiness is free; sometimes, it comes at a cost.

Everyone has a different idea of happiness. Follow your own path, not someone else’s.

We often make ourselves unhappy by wanting contradictory things in life.

Don’t feel guilty if the things are supposed to make you happy fail to do so.

Having achieved a special goal in life can make you happy, but there may also be a feeling of anti-climax- before you begin to aim for a new one.

Happiness: a calm awarness of the present moment, of sensation, consciousness, thoughts, and perception.

The glass is half full for some people, half empty for others.

Becoming happy may simply involve a change of perspective.

A loving family and friends…that’s happiness.

Be happy you’re alive!

No one can be unhappy all the time, just as no one can be happy all the time.

Nature surviving in glorious simplicity makes us happy.

The person who lives in their own home, eats and lives simply, and has debt to anyone, is truly happy.

There is no way to happiness; happiness is the way.

You can’t expect to be happy all the time. Human beings are not made that way.

Make happiness your goal, and do whatever it takes to achieve it.

Don’t try to define what happiness is; instead, think about what makes you unhappy, and try to change it.

Happiness is a warm puppy.

Nurturing and loving someone is the key to happiness.

Once our basic needs are satisfied, our level of wealth has no effect on how happy we are.

Those who are valued by their community are often happier than those who achieve public success.

Listen to the purr of a cat: that’s the sound of happiness.

Happiness grows when you notice it.

People travel far and wide looking for happiness.