Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.
More quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
Will people ever be wise enough to refuse to follow bad leaders or to take away the freedom of other people?
Love can often be misguided and do as much harm as good, but respect can do only good. It assumes that the other person’s stature is as large as one’s own, his rights as reasonable, his needs as important.
More quotes about Happiness
But you know, happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.
It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.
How often, for example, have you said or heard someone else say, All I really want in this life is to be happy? It sounds like a commonsense answer, but as a life goal, it is destined for failure. My dog, Barkley, wants to be happy. Does that mean that the two of you want the same things? I dont think so. Ill bet everything I own that you and Barkley define happiness very differently. So unless youre willing to settle for someone scratching your belly and letting you sleep under the coffee table, you might want to be a little more precise about what you as a unique individual really want.
Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.
I have to plan my happiness. That’s the thing, we think happiness just happens and it can, but you’ve got to work in some happiness too.