A cheerful heart is good medicine…- Proverbs 17:22

Being happy doesn't mean everything is perfect. It means you have decided to look beyond the imperfections.  --Author Unknown  

Whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

If you want to be happy, be.  ~Leo Tolstoy

Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.  ~Palmer Sondreal

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.  ~Mark Twain

Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy.  ~Cynthia Nelms

Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other.  When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack.  ~Hazelmarie Elliott (“Mattie”)

Happiness?  That's nothing more than health and a poor memory.  ~Albert Schweitzer

Most people are about as happy as they  make up their minds to be.  -Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

The joyfulness of a man prolongeth his days. -Proverbs 10: 2

Our most empowering moments often arise after our most difficult setbacks  -Ryan Biddulph

Happiness is liberty from everything that makes us unhappy. -Vernon Howard

Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least. - Mark Twain.

Happiness is a direction, not a place.  ~Sydney J. Harris

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.  If you want to be happy, practice compassion.  ~Dalai Lama

Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower.  ~Author Unknown

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.  ~Lady Blessington

A smile is the beginning of peace. -Mother Teresa

The best vitamin to be a happy person is B1.  ~Author Unknown

A happy thought is like a seed that sows positivity for all to reap.  ~Miriam Muhammad

He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.  ~Henry Ward Beecher

Learn to be calm and you will always be happy  --Paramhansa Yogananda

A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.  --Marcus Tullius Cicero

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.  --Anne Frank

Your life is the only thing that you'll ever own that doesn't come with a warranty. You can't ever replace it. So take good care of yourself, accept yourself, respect yourself and fill your days with love and happiness. --Shadonna Richards

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.  ~Bertrand Russell

Jumping for joy is good exercise.  ~Author Unknown

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. -Maya Angelou
A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition. -William Arthur Ward
A day without laughter is a day wasted. -Charlie Chaplin
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. -Hugh Downs
A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love. -Mother Teresa
Happy people plan actions, they don't plan results.  --Dennis Wholey

One joy scatters a hundred griefs.  ~Chinese Proverb

Misery is almost always the result of thinking.  ~Joseph Joubert

Be happy.  It's one way of being wise.  ~Colette

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word ‘happy’ would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. -Carl Jung 

If you are not happy here and now, you never will be.  ~Taisen Deshimaru
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.  ~Robert Brault

In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness - otherwise how would you know when you're happy?  ~Leslie Caron

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.  ~Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.  ~Don Marquis

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.  ~Hosea Ballou

Gather the crumbs of happiness and they will make you a loaf of contentment.  ~Author Unknown

Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.  ~Thomas Jefferson

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.  ~Charles Kingsley

A smile is a curved line that sets things straight.- unknown author

Joy is the grace we say to God.  ~Jean Ingelow

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.  ~Author Unknown

Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.  ~Mildred Barthel

The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash.  ~Author Unknown

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -George Bernard Shaw

Whoever is happy will make others happy, too. - Mark Twain

Beginning today make it a habit to count your blessings everyday. -Shadonna Richards
You will never be happier than you expect. To change your happiness, change your expectation.  - Bette Davis

There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end  of human existence. –Aristotle

Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors. If your own mental attitude is correct, even if you remain in a hostile atmosphere, you feel happy. - His Holiness, the Dalai Lama

Things work out best for those who make the best of how  things work out -John Wooden

Very little is needed to make a happy life, it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. –Marcus Aurelius

Many of us waste time on petty worries or frivolities, but those who know the value of how limited time is seem to cherish every moment they have as a gift. –Shadonna Richards

Your life is whatever you focus on.  –Shadonna Richards

The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.  -Marcus Aurelius

If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier. –John Wooden

Where there is life, there is hope.  –Terence.

Always remember that every day and every moment you are alive is a special occasion.
- Shadonna Richards

Forgiveness is a funny thing, it warms the hearts and cools the sting -Peter Allen

Happiness is a choice we make. It is not dependent on anything outside of yourself,
but acts independently. –Shadonna Richards

Don’t tell God you have a big problem, tell your problem you have a BIG God! -Author Unknown

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. -Dr. Seuss 

Being rich doesn’t always have to do with money but…lasting and harmonious relationships - Napoleon Hill

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it. -Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

God gave us a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you?
- William Arthur Ward

Be grateful for all you can do. Appreciation often leads to satisfaction, one of the key ingredients in the recipe for happiness. - Shadonna Richards

Being wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.- Confucius

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what
happens inside us. — Benjamin Franklin

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. - Dr. Seuss

When you’re at peace, you’re in a position of power.- Joel Osteen

We are the hero in our own life story. We must act our unique parts and emerge with glory. - Shadonna Richards

To the world you are one person, but to one person you are the world. - Author Unknown

Successful people keep moving forward. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton