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Happiness is appreciating what you have

“Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.” – John Henry Jowett

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.” – Confucius

“We can’t control the world. We can only (barely) control our own reactions to it. Happiness is largely a choice, not a right or entitlement.” –  David C. Hill

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” –  Denis Waitley

“I think the key to life is just being a happy person, and happiness will bring you success.” – Diego Val

“Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it.” – Elizabeth Gilbert 

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” – Aristotle

“Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have.” 

“Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.” – Ayn Rand

“Say no more often so you can say yes to what’s important.” – Maxime Lagacé

“There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.” – Jodi Picoult

“Don’t postpone joy until you have learned all of your lessons. Joy is your lesson.” – Alan Cohen

“Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“One should be either sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.” – Eugene O’Neill

“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” – Chuck Palahniuk

“There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.” – Archibald McLeish

“The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.” – Logan Pearsall Smith

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” – Albert Camus

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