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“May those who follow their fate be granted happiness; may those who defy it be granted glory.”

– Mizuo Shinonome

“Happiness wasn’t a mystical place to be reached or won—some bright terrain beyond the boundary of misery, a paradise waiting for them to find it—but something to carry doggedly with you through everything, as humble and ordinary as your gear and supplies.”

– Laini Taylor

“You are beautiful. Your beauty, just like your capacity for life, happiness, and success, is immeasurable.”

– Steve Maraboli

“Who’s happy? Happy is just what people think they are when they can’t find anything to bitch about.”

– Rasmenia Massoud, Human Detritus

“He went to the church, and walked about the streets, and watched the people hurrying to and for, and patted the children on the head, and questioned beggars, and looked down into the kitchens of homes, and up to the windows, and found that everything could yield him pleasure. He had never dreamed of any walk, that anything, could give him so much happiness.”

– Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

“If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don’t, then that which you desire most will invariably come your way.”

– Matt D. Miller

“You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.”

– Albert Camus

“Always be like a water. Float in the times of pain or dance like waves along the wind which touches its surface.”

– Santosh Kalwar

“I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition and not on our circumstances.”

– Martha Washington

“And for a moment―for a split second―everything else falls away, the whole pattern and order of my life, and a huge joy crests in my chest. I am no one, and I owe nothing to anybody, and my life is my own.”

– Lauren Oliver, Hana