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"Relationships are complicated, but happiness in a relationship isn't: It's just wanting exactly what you have. Wanting something else is dispiriting." - Carolyn Hax

"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

"Half a century ago, the Austrian psychiatrist Viktor Frankl wrote that happiness cannot be attained by wanting to be happy - it must come as the unintended consequence of working for a goal greater than oneself." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Happiness isn't wanting what you can get, but wanting what you have." - Beverly Lewis

"Our economy is based upon people wanting more; their happiness on wanting less." - Frank A Clark

"Happiness is a by-product of wanting something more than happiness-to be rightly related to God and our neighbor." - Timothy Keller

"Happiness consists not in having much, but in wanting no more than you have." - Lydia M Child

"Happiness does not consist in having what you want, but in wanting what you have" - Confucius

"Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have." - Hyman Judah Schachtel

"Human happiness konsists in having what yu want, and wanting what yu have." - Josh Billings

"Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get." - Ingrid Bergman

"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get." - Dale Carnegie

"Happiness comes not from having more, not from having less, but from wanting what you have." - Gretchen Rubin

"Happiness isn't getting what you want, it's wanting what you got." - Garth Brooks

"Compassion is the wish for another being to be free from suffering; love is wanting them to have happiness." - Dalai Lama

"When you discover that all happiness is inside you, the wanting and needing are over, and life gets very exciting." - Byron Katie

"Our success and happiness depends not on simply knowing where we stand, but in where we are wanting to go." - Bill Crawford

"The secret to happiness, of course, is not getting what you want; it's wanting what you get," - Alex Trebek

"The secret to happiness, of course, is not getting what you want; it's wanting what you get," - Alex Trebek

"Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get." - Bernard Meltzer

"Know how to replace in your heart, by the happiness of those you love, the happiness that may be wanting to yourself" - George Sand

"The greatest happiness is family happiness." - Joyce Brothers

"Happiness depends upon ourselves." - Aristotle

"Happiness needs one-upmanship." - Zygmunt Bauman

"I've given up wanting to make a killing or be a bigshot. I just want to find happiness and maybe open up a little roadside cafe in Idaho." - Douglas Coupland

"Happiness cannot be attained by wanting to be happy - it must come as the unintended consequence of working for a goal greater than oneself." - Viktor E Frankl

"We never give up wanting things for ourselves, but there comes a day when what we want for ourselves is someone else's happiness." - Robert Breault

"Little would be wanting to the happiness of life, if every man could conform to the right as soon as he was shown it." - Samuel Johnson

"We never give up wanting things for ourselves, but there comes a day when what we want for ourselves is someone else's happiness." - Robert Brault

"All the joy the world contains Has come through wishing happiness for others. All the misery the world contains Has come through wanting pleasure for oneself." - Shantideva

"All the joy the world contains Has come through wishing happiness for others. All the misery the world contains Has come through wanting pleasure for oneself." - Shantideva

"Today's gratitude buys tomorrows happiness." - Michael Mcmillian

"Possessions only provide temporary happiness." - Rick Warren

"Ice cream is happiness condensed." - Jessi Lane Adams

"Happiness is an inside job." - William Arthur Ward

"Wanting contact I'm wanting contact I'm wanting contact with you." - Peter Gabriel

"Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting." - Benjamin Franklin

"Having more does not keep you from wanting more. And if you always want more - to be richer, more beautiful, more well known - you are missing the bigger picture, and I can tell you from experience, happiness will never come" - Mitch Albom

"There is one aspect of happiness that's been well studied, and it's the notion of flow. Ask yourselves, when for you does time stop? When are you truly at home, wanting to be no place else?" - Martin Seligman

"While I gave up God a long time ago, I never shook the habit of wanting to believe in something. So I replaced my creed of everlasting life with life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." - Sarah Vowell

"Under the bright sun, many of us are gathered together with different languages, different styles of dress, even different faiths. However, all of us are the same in being humans, and we all uniquely have the thought of 'I' and we're all the same in wanting happiness and in wanting to avoid suffering." - Dalai Lama

"Happiness is a state of inner fulfillment." - Matthieu Ricard

"Money is human happiness in the abstract." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Deviation from Nature is deviation from happiness." - Samuel Johnson

"Success has nothing to do with happiness." - Gillian Anderson

"Happiness isn't real unless it is shared." - Christopher Mccandless

"I can feel happiness through dancing." - Minzy

"Every age has its happiness and troubles." - Jeanne Calment

"To describe happiness is to diminish it." - Stendhal

"For me, love is happiness and inspiration." - Leona Lewis

"The happiness we seek cannot be found through grasping, trying to hold on to things. It cannot be found through getting serious and uptight about wanting things to go in the direction we think will bring happiness. We are always taking hold of the wrong end of the stick. The point is that the happiness we seek is already here and it will be found through relaxation and letting go rather than through struggle." - Pema Chodron

"Strength is happiness. Strength is itself victory. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness" - Daisaku Ikeda

"Put your attention on happiness by practicing the Happiness Habits each day." - Marci Shimoff

"Your suffering is my suffering and your happiness is my happiness." - Gautama Buddha

"Don't think you can relax yourself to happiness. Happiness comes as a result of doing." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"A great obstacle to happiness is to anticipate too great a happiness." - Fontenelle

"My aim in life isn't so much the pursuit of happiness as the happiness of pursuit." - Charles Saatchi

"Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character." - George Santayana

"Faith means wanting God and wanting to want nothing else." - Brennan Manning

"I think of myself as unconventional, I guess. I maybe always had a problem with authority, like a stubbornness about what's expected - despite wanting to get some recognition through performing - but also not always wanting to do the expected thing." - Kim Gordon

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"It's a curious, wanting thing." - Sarah Waters

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"I thought what if death is more like thinking, well, war is like the boss at your shoulder, constantly wanting more, wanting more, wanting more, and then that gave me the idea that Death is weary, he's fatigued, and he's haunted by what he sees humans do to each other because he's on hand for all of our great miseries." - Markus Zusak

"Human happiness seems to consist in three ingredients; action, pleasure and indolence. And though these ingredients ought to be mixed in different proportions, according to the disposition of the person, yet no one ingredient can be entirely wanting without destroying in some measure the relish of the whole composition." - David Hume

"Human happiness seems to consist in three ingredients; action, pleasure and indolence. And though these ingredients ought to be mixed in different proportions, according to the disposition of the person, yet no one ingredient can be entirely wanting without destroying in some measure the relish of the whole composition. composition." - David Hume

"Human nature, at its best, had always been based on a deep heroic restlessness, on wanting something-something else, something more, whether it be true love or a glimpse just beyond the horizon. It was the promise of happiness, not the attainment of it, that had driven the entire engine, the folly and glory of who we are." - Will Ferguson

"There are only two emotions from our perspective ....... The one that feels good, that feeling of hope or happiness or love. That good feeling, that positive emotion, is guidance saying, that which you are thinking right now is in alignment with what you are wanting" - Esther Hicks

"The rage for wanting to conclude is one of the most deadly and most fruitless manias to befall humanity. Each religion and each philosophy has pretended to have God to itself, to measure the infinite, and to know the recipe for happiness. What arrogance and what nonsense! I see, to the contrary, that the greatest geniuses and the greatest works have never concluded." - Gustave Flaubert

"The heart of myself has always been something just wanting so bad. I have had an empty center, black as a basement, but also knowing about light and waiting. Young as I am, I know now that everything is about to come. Jimmy will be the place for me to learn the real happiness. He will be my Joy School. My joy. Mine." - Elizabeth Berg

"Always remember that true happiness is not in getting what you want, but wanting what you already have. He who dies with the most toys is still dead. What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite." - Bertrand Russell

"I might have been your happiness, and became your misfortune. I am the cause of your death, for if I had been a different man, if I had not been wanting in all principles, all foundations of life, there would not have come upon you the shocks that killed you." - Henryk Sienkiewicz

"I have enjoyed earthly happiness, I have lived and loved." - Friedrich Schiller

"Happiness is not the end of life: character is." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Many deceive themselves, imagining they'll find happiness in change." - Thomas A Kempis

"Joy is not like happiness, unhappiness. It is singular." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Money can't buy happiness, but neither can poverty." - Leo Rosten

"With love one can live even without happiness." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Happiness can be just as contagious as misery...." - Jennifer O'Neill

"Wisdom is the most important part of happiness." - Sophocles

"Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye." - Austin O'Malley

"Your happiness is your gift to the world." - Robert Holden

"Forgiveness is the way to true health and happiness." - Gerald Jampolsky

"Remember that being a success without happiness is meaningless." - Richard Denny

"Seize the moment of happiness... love and be loved." - Leo Tolstoy

"Happiness is never really so welcome as changelessness." - Graham Greene

"A man's happiness, - to do the things proper to man." - Marcus Aurelius

"Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts." - Proverbs

"There are many roads to happiness, if the gods assent." - Pindar

"Every man's happiness is built on the unhappiness of another." - Ivan Turgenev

"Clov: When I fall I'll weep for happiness." - Samuel Beckett

"Happiest are the people who give most happiness to others." - Denis Diderot

"Happiness is a good that nature sells us." - Voltaire

"The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination." - Marquis De Sade

"True success, true happiness lies in freedom and fulfillment." - Dada Vaswani

"Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go." - Oscar Wilde

"Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness." - George Santayana

"I think the happiness we find, we make." - Helen Fisher

"Happiness is a monstrosity! Punished are those who seek it." - Gustave Flaubert

"Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness." - Don Marquis

"On a soap, happiness never lasts for very long!" - Chandler Massey

"Happiness, it's a small thing - just a very little thing." - Michael Leunig

"As we cultivate peace and happiness in ourselves, we also nourish peace and happiness in those we love." - Nhat Hanh

"Money alone isn't enough to bring happiness... happiness is when you're actually truly ok with losing everything you have." - Tony Hsieh

"It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit." - Denis Waitley

"Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment." - George Santayana

"Contentment is wanting what you have. Ambition is wanting what another has. Progress comes from wanting what nobody has." - Bob Lewis

"I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina." - Suzanne Farrell

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

"Wanting and needing are two different things." - Richelle Mead

"People ask without wanting to know." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Always wanting another man than your own." - Thomas Hardy

"He killed himself for wanting to live." - Markus Zusak

"Nothing wrong with wanting to go home." - Stephon Marbury

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is." - Catfish Hunter

"Wanting ... is something 'having' cannot cure." - Joe Fortenberry

"Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Wanting is the beginning of getting." - Rumer Godden

"Maybe I've been wanting the wrong things." - Adam Gidwitz

"Never stop wanting for your magic" - Therese Of Lisieux

"Love is wanting others to be happy." - Dalai Lama

"I was always sort of a ham as a kid, just always wanting to entertain and to get people to laugh." - Haley Lu Richardson

"I started out wanting to coach football." - Lee Majors

"Winning isn't everything, but wanting it is." - Arnold Palmer

"Stupidity lies in wanting to draw conclusions." - Gustave Flaubert

"I was a very wanting child." - Loretta Young

"Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition." - Brenda Blethyn

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is." - Catfish Hunter

"Such is the condition of life that something is always wanting to happiness. In youth we have warm hopes, which are soon blasted by rashness and negligence, and great designs which are defeated by inexperience. In age, we have knowledge and prudence, without spirit to exert, or motives to prompt them; we are able to plan schemes, and regulate measures, but have not time remaining to bring them to completion." - Lyndon B Johnson

"I have now reigned above fifty years in victory and peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to be wanting for my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numbered the days of pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot: they amount to fourteen. O man, place not thy confidence in this present world!" - Abd-ar-Rahman III

"Emotional dependence is the opposite of emotional strength. It means needing to have others to survive, wanting others to "do it for us," and depending on others to give us our self-image, make our decisions, and take care of us financially. When we are emotionally dependent, we look to others for our happiness, our concept of "self," and our emotional well-being. Such vulnerability necessitates a search for and dependence on outer support for a sense of our own worth." - Sue Thoele

"It all comes down to this: If you want one year of happiness, grow grain If you want 10 years of happiness, grow trees If you want 100 years of happiness, grow people" - Harvey Mackay

"Enlightenment presented the thinker not as the best man but as the most useful one. Happiness is the most important thing; if thinking is not happiness, it must be judged by its relationship to happiness." - Allan Bloom

"There's a big difference, I discovered, between wanting to die and not wanting to live," - Marilyn Manson

"Maybe I'm sad about wanting you. I'm not too comfortable with wanting someone." - Craig Thompson

"Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think Im being too greedy." - Inbee Park

"[On men:] I'm torn between wanting to have one and wanting to be one." - Cathy Guisewite

"The establishment isn't new. The establishment not wanting outsiders, not wanting conservatives, isn't anything new." - Rush Limbaugh

"You can't criticize people for wanting to have a decent life or wanting to live decently." - Angela Davis

"Rock stars wanting to write is even worse than wanting to act in movies, right?" - Evan Dando

"Wanting more majors, wanting more wins, almost feels like I think I'm being too greedy." - Inbee Park

"Wanting to be an actor and wanting to be famous are different." - Blake Lively

"Wanting to be a screenwriter is like wanting to be a co-pilot." - Marshall Brickman

"The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things." - Elise M. Boulding

"One day, in your search for happiness, you discover a partner by your side, and you realize that your happiness has come to help you search." - Robert Breault

"You have to believe in happiness, or happiness never comes Ah, that's the reason a bird can sing - On his darkest day he believes in spring." - Douglas Malloch

"Happiness pursued eludes, happiness given returns." - John Templeton



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