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Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.

Happiness hates the timid!

Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us on a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Happiness is a by-product. You cannot pursue it by itself.

Happiness is a mystery, like religion, and should never be rationalised.

Happiness is a pair of boots.

Happiness is a rare plant that seldom takes root on earth-few ever enjoyed it, except for a brief period; the search after it is rarely rewarded by the discovery, but there is an admirable substitute for it... a contented spirit.

Happiness is a result of the relative strengths of positive and negative feelings, rather than an absolute amount of one or the other.

Happiness is a resultant of the relative strengths of positive and negative feelings rather than an absolute amount of one or the other.

Happiness is a small and unworthy goal for something as big and fancy as a whole lifetime, and should be taken in small doses.

Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.

Happiness is a Swedish sunset; it is there for all, but most of us look the other way and lose it.

Happiness is a way station between too little and too much.

Happiness is action.

Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.

Happiness is an inside job.

Happiness is brief It will not stay. God batters at its sails.

Happiness is dependent on the taste, and not on things.-It is by having what we like that we are made happy, not by having what others think desirable.

Happiness is experienced when your life gives you what you are willing to accept.


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