We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
- Khalil Gibran
No medicine cures what happiness cannot.
- Gabriel García Márquez
Unhappiness is bondage; therefore, happiness is freedom.
- Lauren Oliver
Rain clouds come floating in, not to muddy my days ahead, but to make me calm, happy and hopeful.
You must never forget that greatness does not guarantee happiness but goodness always does.
- Sri Chinmoy
Strength is happiness. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness.
- Daisaku Ikeda
If your joy is derived from what society thinks of you, you're always going to be disappointed.
No one asked you to be happy. Get to work.
It might be that to surrender to happiness was to accept defeat, but it was a defeat better than many victories.
- W. Somerset Maugham
Happiness comes from the soul’s satisfaction, not from the vital’s or body’s satisfaction.
- Sri Aurobindo