Happiness is like a butterfly…

Happiness is a form of courage. - Holbrook Jackson Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you w...


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Happiness is a form of courage. - Holbrook Jackson

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

Pleasure is spread through the earth
In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find. - William Wordsworth, 1806

There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them. - Anthony de Mello

It’s afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn’t necessarily prove that you loved him - Marguerite Duras

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln

This is my depressed stance. When you’re depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you’ll start to feel better. If you’re going to get any joy out of being depressed, you’ve got to stand like this. - Charlie Brown

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at all. - Jean de La Bruyere

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. – Agnes Repplier

Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys. - Christian Nestell Bovee

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5 Responses to “Happiness is like a butterfly…”

  1. […] THERE’S MORE…HAPPINESS QUOTES FOR YOU Happiness is a conscious choice Happiness is like a butterfly Happiness is not a goal The pursuit of happiness is ridiculous Happiness is a Swedish sunset […]

  2. Chas says:

    this is so beautiful..—>
    Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. – Nathaniel Hawthorne

  3. Ellaine says:

    nice quotes…hope to see more…to read more and to learn more…thanks..

  4. belle luis says:

    happiness is being with someone who makes you happy by simply being with you.

  5. admin says:

    Thanks Belle for sharing this quote :) Love it!

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