"You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace." Ernie Banks
Browsing tag: Happiness
Perhaps it’s because one of the inalienable rights specified in the American Declaration of Independence is the pursuit of happiness, but recently it seems the search for happiness is everywhere. Books on happiness, courses extolling the seven habits of happy people, there’s happiness conferences, and expos, and magazines, and TV shows. The need for happiness seems to be showing up everywhere I look. It comes up as a theme in coaching: people worried that they are not happy; that they are living below the happiness quotient
"Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing." William Butler Yeats
"Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour."
"The word 'happiness' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness." Carl Jung
"Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it."
"The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are." Goldie Hawn
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement." Golda Meir
"Laughter is an instant vacation." Milton Berle