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Sun, 14th May '06 3:52 PM


"Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness."

- Robertson Davies

Linenlady  (Level: 159.1 - Posts: 306)
Sun, 14th May '06 4:34 PM

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

Linda  (Level: 26.6 - Posts: 95)
Sun, 14th May '06 4:58 PM

"To be happy, admire without desire." Comes from M.K Soni quotes - Quotes by Famous People - motivational gems.

Bushyfox  (Level: 174.4 - Posts: 2403)
Sun, 14th May '06 5:56 PM

"Hippiness is Happiness"

......heard around the Haight-Ashbury district of SF late 60s/early70s
......or more recently on the "Amazing Race"?

Chickfbref1  (Level: 120.7 - Posts: 2012)
Sun, 14th May '06 7:27 PM

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Kravfighter  (Level: 162.6 - Posts: 563)
Sun, 14th May '06 7:37 PM

"To be happy is to be able to become aware of oneself without fright." Walter Benjamin

Twinboymom2001  (Level: 67.0 - Posts: 197)
Sun, 14th May '06 8:00 PM

"The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."
-Allan K. Chalmers

Ladyvol  (Level: 202.7 - Posts: 5432)
Sun, 14th May '06 9:51 PM

Happiness is a warm puppy....Charles Shultz

Violetblue  (Level: 112.2 - Posts: 850)
Sun, 14th May '06 11:12 PM

Happiness is a warm gun.
~The Beatles

Mskillian  (Level: 65.1 - Posts: 226)
Mon, 15th May '06 8:18 AM

How funny that this topic was posted; I just read this quote this morning:

"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 Brown

Banomet  (Level: 173.2 - Posts: 266)
Mon, 15th May '06 9:28 AM

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

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3645)
Mon, 15th May '06 12:12 PM

Happiness is a vat of diet coke with crushed ice, a bottomless tub of movie theater popcorn dripping with butter, and not having to share. - Lodi

Dmaspc  (Level: 224.4 - Posts: 6)
Mon, 15th May '06 1:49 PM

If you want to be happy, be. - Leo Tolstoy

Vettage  (Level: 41.0 - Posts: 241)
Mon, 15th May '06 4:37 PM

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years. Bertrand Russell

Laughing is the sensation of feeling good all over and showing it principally in one spot. Josh Billings

It's a helluva lot more fun sitting and laughing with friends and family for hours, than being angry or envious of them for years. ME! Although it has been stated in some form by others over the years, I'm sure.


Luvnmexsun  (Level: 147.4 - Posts: 711)
Mon, 15th May '06 5:30 PM

We make the meaning of our lives. If it is the intended meaning, that's happiness.

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3645)
Mon, 15th May '06 6:15 PM

I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints, the sinners are much more fun.....
Billy Joel

Tuzilla  (Level: 130.7 - Posts: 3769)
Mon, 15th May '06 7:14 PM

I cannot tell if what the world considers 'happiness' is happiness or not. All I know is that when I consider the way they go about attaining it, I see them carried away headlong, grim and obsessed, in the general onrush of the human herd, unable to stop themselves or to change their direction. All the while they claim to be just on the point of attaining happiness....Chuang-tzu.

Geophile  (Level: 156.9 - Posts: 1508)
Mon, 15th May '06 7:15 PM

How about this for a little happiness...I think it's Robert Louis Stevenson...someone correct me if I'm wrong.

"The world is full of wonderful things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings."

It's so easy to dwell on negatives and the media thrives on every little thing that is negative. I've been tuning out the news lately.


Joanneeberlin  (Level: 181.7 - Posts: 686)
Mon, 15th May '06 8:42 PM

Happiness is a squashed bug!!


Joanneeberlin  (Level: 181.7 - Posts: 686)
Mon, 15th May '06 8:43 PM

Or should I say
Happiness is a squashed turd bug....


Smeans  (Level: 109.2 - Posts: 301)
Mon, 15th May '06 9:02 PM

Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.

~Christopher Morley

Pafork  (Level: 132.0 - Posts: 537)
Mon, 15th May '06 11:43 PM

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. --Helen Keller

Mclick  (Level: 27.9 - Posts: 4)
Tue, 16th May '06 12:43 AM

If you wanna be happy for the rest of your life.You gotta make an ugly woman your wife!

Eesusbejesus  (Level: 75.0 - Posts: 3645)
Tue, 16th May '06 3:39 PM

Oh my husband must be positively MISERABLE!

Vettage  (Level: 41.0 - Posts: 241)
Tue, 16th May '06 5:10 PM

My darling wife does her best to make me miserable. You would think after 17 years she would give it up, isn't working. I love her more than the day we wed.


Marynuala  (Level: 131.2 - Posts: 994)
Tue, 16th May '06 5:19 PM

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

Embee  (Level: 86.7 - Posts: 362)
Thu, 18th May '06 1:25 AM

Everyone has the power to make others happy. Some do it by entering the room, others by leaving it.

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