"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."
"To experience positive/healthy emotions you dont need a big house or a nice car or a managerial job or a million dollars in your bank."
"Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action."
"Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort."
~Franklin D. Roosevelt
"The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make heaven of Hell, and a hell of Heaven."
"The Grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." ~Allan K. Chalmers
"We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same."
"Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy -- because we will always want to have something else or something more."
"The basic thing is that everyone wants happiness, no one wants suffering. And happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors. If your own mental attitude is correct, even if you remain in a hostile atmosphere, you feel happy."
"Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to yourself and others."
"Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude."
"Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations."
~Edward de Bono
"All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within."
"The world has to learn that the actual pleasure derived from material things is of rather low quality on the whole and less even in quantity than it looks to those who have not tried it."
~Oliver Wendell Holmes
"People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within."
~Ramona L. Anderson
"True peace of mind is not dependent on circumstances. It comes from the inside."
"When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere."
~Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"At the end of the day its not what looks good that matters, its what feels good."