Happiness is so hard to define

There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction. - Salvador Dali The secret of happiness is to find a cong...


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There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction. – Salvador Dali

The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony.- V.S. Pritchett

Happiness is so hard to define and foolish to define. Am I acting? That’s the worst thing you can ask yourself. You can be happy suddenly. It can spring on you, not when you reach a plateau. You can be happy going backward or going down. You can be happy at the loss of something.– Steve Martin

We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier. – Walter Savage Landor

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. – Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State of Mind, 1954

My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right? – Charles Schulz

A joyful heart is like the sunshine of God’s love, the hope of eternal happiness. – Mother Teresa

Real elation is when you feel you could touch a star without standing on tiptoe. – Doug Larson

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not. – George Bernard Shaw

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. – Henry Ward Beecher

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