Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness
You swam in a river of chance and coincidence. You clung to the happiest accidents – the rest you let float by
There are lots of ways of being miserable, but there’s only one way of being comfortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make up your mind not to be happy there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have a fairly good time.
...she had not been spoiled but spared, led to suppose that life was a sequence of agreeable events...
...looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them
It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will
And if there is not any such thing as a long time, nor the rest of your lives, nor from now on, but there is only now, why then now is the thing to praise and I am very happy with it...Now, it has a funny sound to be a whole world and your life
He who would travel happily must travel light
Never regret a day in your life. Good days give you happiness and bad days give you experience. Both are essential in life. All are God’s blessings
If you wish to be happy, think not of what is to come nor of that which you have no control over but rather of the now and that which you are able to change