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Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

Happiness is a positive cash flow.

Author: Fred Adler

Profession:

Call no man happy till he is dead.

Author: Aeschylus

Profession: Greek Dramatist

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.

Author: Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)

Profession: American Author

It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.

Author: Alan Alda (1936)

Profession: American Actor

To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.

Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)

Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic

Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.

Author: Greg Anderson

Profession: American Author of "The 22 Non-Negotiable Laws of Wellness"

No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.

Author: Barbara De Angelis

Profession: American Expert on Relationships, Author

Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

Author: Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918)

Profession: Italian-born French Poet, Critic

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Happiness is a sort of action.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Happiness is activity.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher