There are always many paths to choose and all come with their own obstacles. Those paths can lead to your destination or a long detour. But the path you choose is always up to you. So start the journey by making the right choice.
— Emily Koerner. Submitted by Amelia B NJ
Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.
— Thucydides (born ca. 460-455 B.C.) Greek Historian (Submitted by: C.T., Glasgow)
There’s only one direction you can coast.
— Brian Tracy (Submitted by: Richard Tyvone)
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some.
— Charles Dickens
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
— Dalai Lama
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
— Oscar Wilde
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
— Mahatma Gandhi
You cannot buy happiness but you have to pay the price.
— (Submitted by: Robert D., London)
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
— Confucius
It was by music that the ancient kings gave elegant expression to their joy. By their armies and axes they gave the same to their anger.
— Confucius
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.
— Buddha (Submitted by: Matthew, Santa Monica)
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
— Buddha (Submitted by: Elena, London)
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson (Submitted by: J.J. USA)
You cannot buy happiness but you have to pay the price.
— Confucius
If a man has no humaneness what can his propriety be like? If a man has no humaneness what can his happiness be like?
— Confucius
They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
— Confucius