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To have joy one must share it. Happiness was born a twin.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a person and life they lead.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him; and you are torn by the thought of the unhappiness and night you cast, by the mere fact of living, in the hearts you encounter.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

But the whim we have of happiness is somewhat thus. By certain valuations, and averages, of our own striking, we come upon some sort of average terrestrial lot; this we fancy belongs to us by nature, and of indefeasible rights. It is simple payment of our wages, of our deserts; requires neither thanks nor complaint. Foolish soul! What act of legislature was there that thou shouldst be happy? A little while ago thou hadst no right to be at all.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

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

Author: Leslie Caron

Profession:

That is happiness: to be dissolved into something complete and great.

Author: Willa Cather (1876-1947)

Profession: American Author

It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world. Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.

Author: Allan K. Chalmers

Profession:

Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.

Author: Oswald Chambers (1874-1917)

Profession: Scottish Preacher, Author

The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it.

Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin (1814-1880)

Profession: American Author, Clergyman