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Quotes About Happiness

A dozen inspiring quotations on happiness.

"I have chosen to be happy because it's good for my health." Voltaire

"It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it." Dale Carnegie

"There is no path to happiness; happiness is the path." Buddha

"They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for." Tom Bodett

"Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." Marcel Proust

"The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up." Mark Twain

"For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Happiness consists more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life." Benjamin Franklin

"Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now." Roy Bennett

"Happiness is a warm puppy." Charles Schultz

"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy." Anne Frank

"Don't worry. Be happy." Bobby McFerrin - If you feel like a lyrically and musically uplifting moment, why not enjoy Bobby McFerrin's gorgeous song: Don't Worry. Be Happy. People across the globe, young and old, combine to perform Bobby McFerrin's anthem to happiness. It will brighten your day, lighten your mood and, surely, make you smile.


Today's OGN Sunday Magazine articles

Trees not Steel: Proposed wall replaced by sweeping green park on the Texas - Mexico border

Whistling Village: This Indian village earnt its name because of its unique tradition of assigning both a regular name and a tune to newborns.

Lagash v Umma: The world's oldest international treaty resolved an environmental dispute 4,500 years ago.

Love Letter: In memory of Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, we publish today the last in our series of his Ten Love Letters to Earth.

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