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Be happy!

  1. “Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.” [George Santayana]
  2. “If you want to be happy, be.” [Leo Tolstoy]
  3. “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”
  4. “Don’t waste a minute being unhappy. If one window closes – run to the next window – or break down a door.”
  5. “To live happily is an inward power of the soul.”  [Aristotle]
  6. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”  [Dalai Lama]
  7. “The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.”  [Alfred Lord Tennyson]
  8. “Optimism is the faith that lead to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” [Helen Keller]
  9. “Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.” [Mildred Barthel]
  10. “Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” [Helen Keller]

10 quotes for those who are feeling sad and hurt

1.“Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

2. “We gather strength from sadness and from pain.” – Anonymous

3. “We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.” – Confucius

4. “Smile, even if it’s a sad smile, because sadder than a sad smile is the sadness of not knowing how to smile.” – Anonymous

5. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” – Benjamin Disraeli

6. “There can be no rainbow without a cloud and a storm.” – John Heyl Vincent

7. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller

8. “However long the night, the dawn will break.” – African Proverb

9. “Hating people is like burning down your house to kill a rat.” – Henry Fosdick

10. “Don’t cry over someone who wouldn’t cry over you.” – Lauren Conrad

 

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