about happiness

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صورة  zoooz's
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<<<Happiness>>>
 
you want to be happy, be.
  ~Leo Tolsto

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.  ~Mark Twain


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

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

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

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

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

What a wonderful life I've had!  I only wish I'd realized it sooner.  ~Colette

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

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

"Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think.  Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.  ~A.A. Milne

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.  Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.  ~H. Jackson Browne

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness.  Poverty and wealth have both failed.  ~Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard

Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other.  When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack.  ~Hazelmarie Elliott (“Mattie”)

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier.  The way it actually works is the reverse.  You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.  ~Margaret Young

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

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one's self?  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are two things to aim at in life:  first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it.  Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.  ~Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts, 1931

Pleasure is spread through the earth
In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find.
~William Wordsworth, 1806

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.  ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.  ~Abraham Lincoln

علمتني الحياة إن ليست كل الذئاب أعداء ولا كل العصافير أصدقاء ولا كل الأرانب أليفة ولا كل الأسود مفترسة وأن ليس كل الأطفال أنقياء ولا كل الثعالب ماكرة ولا كل العقارب سامة ولا كل الكلاب أوفياء ...

صورة  taha's
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مشترك منذ تاريخ: 05/02/2006

Too many thanks, ZOOOOOOOOOOZ, for these motivating sentences which are in  a way or another clarifying essential elements of HAPPINESS

   Basically, all what you have just mentioned are true. Anyways,I chose the following two sentences out of all

1- The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet

2- The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up

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صورة  Z.A.N.A's
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مشترك منذ تاريخ: 14/09/2010

Thank u so much Zooz

actually my nick name is Zooz too

thank u for the perfect Topic

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