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World Happiness Day: Read Quotes By Great People About Happiness

Today, the 20th of March has been earmark by the United Nation as International Day of Happiness. It is a day set apart to celebrate the beauty of happiness and the need for us all to embrace the healing potential of a solid burst of happiness.

To celebrate today, Station Magazine has put together quotes about happiness by great people who have seen it

  1. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” ― Robert A. Heinlein.
  3. Give the world the best you have and you’ll get kicked in the teeth. Give the world the best you have anyway.” ― Kent M. Keith,
  4. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
  5. “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.
  6. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ― Dalai Lama XIV
  7. “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien
  8. “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,
  9. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” ― George Burns
  10. “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” ― Ayn Rand

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  11. “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” ― Steve Maraboli
  12. “Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” ― Mother Teresa
  13. “The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  14. “The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” ― George Washington Burnap
  15. “Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals. If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.” ― Roy T. Bennett,
  16. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” ― Aristotle
  17. “Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” ― Robert Frost
  18. “I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world I was in, could not walk away from things or people or moments that hurt, but I took joy in the things that made me happy.” Neil Gaiman,
  19. “With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” ― William Shakespeare,
  20. A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.” ― Leo Tolstoy

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Joshua Oyenigbehin is an introvert who is passionate about Storytelling, writing, and teaching. He sees his imagination as an unsearchable world, more magical than a fairyland. He has written a novel and working on another

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