Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Bloom where you're planted. Take nothing for granted.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which as been opened for us.
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
-James M. Barrie
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
-Ruth E Renkel
Life is what you make of it. Always has been, always will be.
Joy has nothing to do with material things, or with man's outward circumstance...A man living in the lap of luxury can be wretched, and a man in the depths of poverty can overflow with joy.
Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.
Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.
Happiness doesn't come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do.
-Wilfred A. Peterson
The secret of contentment is knowing how to enjoy what you have, and to be able to lose all desire for things beyond your reach.
It's not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life ;it is how you handle what happens to you.
The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity.
A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Make a game of finding something positive in every situation.Ninety-five percent of your emotions are determined by how you interpret events to yourself.
Attitudes are contagious. Are yours worth catching?
Of all the "attitudes" we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
It's so hard when I have to, and so easy when I want to.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them.
Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.
-Dr. Robert Anthony
If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.
An optimist is the human personification of spring.
-Susan J. Bissonette
A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.
Put something silly in the world that was never there before.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you'll land among the stars.
Don't tell me the sky is the limit when there are footprints on the moon.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Some people are always grumbling that roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can.
Happiness is not a station you arrive at but a manner of travelling.
-Margaret Lee Runbeck
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
-H. Jackson Browne
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Cheerfulness is what greases the axles of the world. Don't go through life creaking.
We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it.
Jumping for joy is good exercise.
If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.
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