10 Happiness Quotes We Love   |  
From the March 2010 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine

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Looking for a lift? These words on happiness are sure to brighten your mood.

  • “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” —Aristotle

  • “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” —Mahatma Gandhi

  • “The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” —Ashley Montagu

  • “Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.” —Jaques Prevert

  • “One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.” —Iris Murdoch

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  • “The only joy in the world is to begin.” —Cesare Pavese

  • “It is only possible to live happily ever after on a daily basis.” —Margaret Bonanno

  • “The pleasure which we most rarely experience gives us greatest delight.” —Epictetus

  • “Remember this, that very little is needed to make a happy life.” — Marcus Aurelius

  • “I wake up every morning with a great desire to live joyfully.” — Anna Howard Shaw

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