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Great Quotes and Proverb On Happiness

Quotes And Sayings About Happiness (15 Quotations)
happiness sayings
1. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
- Aristotle

3. If refuse to accept other people's ideas of happiness for me. As if there's a 'one size fits all' standard for happiness.
- Kanye West

4. If you find some happiness inside yourself, you'll start finding it in lot of other places, too.
- Gladiola Montana

5. Happiness is like a sunbeam, which the least shadow intercepts.
- Chinese Proverb

6. Happiness is falling asleep next to you and waking up thinking I'm still in my dreams.
- Unknown

7. Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.
- Robert Anthony

8. Happiness is a warm puppy.
- Charles M. Schulz

9. It's not necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.
- Alan Alda

10. All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within.
- Horace Friess

11. Life is better when you are laughing.
- Unknown

12. Just because it didn't last forever, doesn't mean it wasn't worth your while.
- Unknown

13. To live happy is an inward power of the soul.
- Aristotle

14. Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
- George Washington

15. To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you'll receive untold peace and happiness.
- Rishika Jain

Inspiring English Sayings And Proverbs

Popular English Proverbs (16 Sayings)
English proverbs
1. People who bravely go after what they want are more successful than people who try to live safely.

2. A rolling stone gathers no moss. 

3. Don't bite off more than you can chew.

4. All things come to those who wait.

5. A bad excuse is better than none.

6. Learn to walk before you run.

7. A black hen lays a white egg.

8. A little thing in hand is worth more than a great thing in prospect.

9. Adversity is a good teacher.

10. In a beautiful apple you sometimes find a worm.

11. Where there is love, there is no darkness.

12. It is better to be a live coward than a dead hero.

13. Experience is the mother of wisdom.

14. A man should live if only to satisfy his curiosity. 

15. Nothing ventured nothing gained.

16. Brain is better than brawn 

Collection Of Ancient English Proverbs

Notable English Proverbs (14 Proverbs)

1. A bird may be known by its song.


2. A change is as good as a rest.

3. Language is the means of getting an idea from my brain into yours without surgery. 

4. Give neither advice nor salt, until you are asked for it.

5. The first step is always the hardest.

6. Self-praise is no praise at all.

7. A man is as old as he feels.

8. A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

9. Right decisions will protect you. 

10. If you want to judge a man's character, give him power.

11. There is no standing on one leg. 

12. A pig never smells its own stink 

13. Fine feathers make fine birds.

14. An empty bag will not stand upright.

Wise English Proverbs And Sayings

Collection Of  Famous English Sayings (16 Proverbs)

1. When someone has done something bad to you, trying to get revenge will only make things worse.

2. A good name is the best of all treasures.

3. You reap what you sow. 

4. A trouble shared is a troubled halved.

5. When a person really wants to do something he will find a way of doing it.

6. Charity never made poor, stealing never made rich, and wealth never made wise.

7. An idle brain is the devil's workshop.

8. The early bird catches the worm.

9. A friend's frown is better than a fool's smile.

10. Accidents will happen in the best regulated families.

11. A bad carpenter blames his tools.

12. A stitch in time saves nine.

13. A good beginning makes a good ending.

14. A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.

15. A picture is worth a thousand words.

16. A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

Inspirational American Sayings And Proverbs

Most Inspiring American Proverbs ( 15 Sayings)
american proverbs
1. It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightening in the hand. 

- Unknown

2. Be strong when you are weak. Be brave when you are scared. Be humble when you are victorious.

3. Day and night cannot dwell together. 
- Duwamish

4. Beware of a door that has too many keys.

5. Christmas comes, but once a year is enough.

6. Good things come in small package.

7. Better to risk a little than to lose the whole.

8. Necessity is the mother of invention.

9. Never be content with your lot. Try for a lot more.

10. Character is what you are in the dark.

11. A sheep that is no trouble to shear has little wool.

12. Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone.

13. Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.

14. You can lead a horse to water, but you cannot make him drink.

15. When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Old American Proverbs And Quotes

Most Popular American Quotes And Proverbs
american quotes
1. Clothes do not make the man.

2. We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.

3. Don't cry over split milk.

4. Bad the crow, bad the egg.

5. Beauty is in the eyes of beholder.

6. A living dog is better than a dead lion.

7. Don't count your chickens before they hatch

8. Don't judge a book by its cover.

9. A good son makes a good husband.

10. Do not change horses in the middle of the river.

11. A bow too much bent will break.

12. There is no death, only a change of worlds.

13. Listen to the wind it talks. Listen to the silence, it speaks. Listen to your heart, it knows.

14. A smart mouse has more than one hole.

15. A monkey in silk is a monkey no less.

16. Faithful are the wounds of a friend.

Wise Proverbs From America

Great American Proverbs (17 Proverbs)

1. All that glitters is not gold.

2. If you can't beat them, join them.

3. A man is as big as the things that made him mad.

4. A poor excuse is better than none at all.

5. Before eating, always take time to thank the food.

6. Beggars can't be choosers. 

7. Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan.

8. Bad news travels fast.

9. Variety is the spice of life.

10. No one else can represent your conscience. 

11. A bird never flew on one wing.

12. Death don't see no difference between the big house and the cabin.

13. The tragedy of life is not death but what we let die inside of us while we live.

14. Every cloud has a silver lining.

15. Take only memories, leave only footprints.

16. The good looking boy may be just good in the face.

17. When you create something of beauty, you must give it way.

Funniest Proverbs And Quotes

Collection Of Funny Quotes/Proverbs
funny quotes
1. A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a one.

- Lana Turner 

2. Friendship is like peeing on yourself ; everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings.
- Robert Bloch

3. Who says nothing is impossible. I've been doing nothing for years.
- Unknown

4. If you don't go to other men's funerals, they won't go to yours.

5. A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.

6. Whenever I get a headache I take two tablet of aspirin and keep away from children just like the bottle says.
- Unknown 

7. No one is listening until you make a mistake.

8. We live in the era of smart phones and stupid people.
- Unknown 

9. Accept who you are. Unless you're a serial killer.
- Ellen DeGeneres.

10. Man who fight with wife all day get no piece at night.
- African Proverb

11. Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house.
- Jewish saying

12. If you sleep with dogs, you get up with fleas.

13. The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
- Oscar Wilde 

14. If I save time, when do I get it back?

15. If pro is opposite of con, then what is the opposite of progress? 

Ancient Indian Proverbs And Sayings

16  Of The Most Popular Indian Proverbs

1. A dog always bites under the knee.

2. He is a real friend who assists in time of danger.

3. You can never enter the same river twice.

4. Those who hunt deer sometimes raise tigers.

5. I had no shoes and complained, until I met a man who had no feet.

6. There are as many characters as there are individuals.

7. God cures the patient, the doctor takes the fee.

8. What does a monkey know the taste of ginger?

9. Where there is sunshine, there is also shade.

10. Call on God, but row away from the rocks.

11. If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile. 

12. Life is a bridge. Cross over it, but build no house on it.

13. What is the use of crying when the birds ate the whole farm?

14. A beautiful woman belongs to everyone; an ugly one is yours alone.

15. Black alphabet equal to buffalo.

16. A black sheep infects the whole flock.

Life Changing Africa's Quotes And Proverbs

16 Of The Most Inspiring African Sayings
inspiring african sayings
1. One falsehood spoils a thousand truths.

2. Silence is also a form of speech.

3. A lie has many variations, the truth none.

4. If you hold a snake by the head what is left is only a string.

5. It is not what you are called, but what you answer to.

6. No matter how hot your anger, it cannot cook yams.

7. If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom.

8. Life is a teacher. The more you live, the more you learn.

9. Nobody is born wise.

10. Much talking does not make you a leader.

11. When your neighbor's horse falls into a pit, you should not rejoice at it, for your own child may fall into it too.

12. If you borrow a man's legs, you will go where he directs you.

13. Instruct a man, you instruct an individual. Instruct a woman, you instruct a nation.

14. The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water.

15. A way from is asked from those who are in front.

16. Ashes fly back into the face of him who throws them.

Inspiring African Proverbs And Sayings

Collection Of Inspirational African Sayings And Proverbs
african proverbs
1. A proud heart can survive a general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride.

2. Ugliness with good character is better than beauty.

3. If a child washes his hands he could eat with kings.

4. The sayings of the wise are like the sharp sticks that shepherds use to guide sheep.

5. If you do not have patience you cannot make beer.

6. There can be no peace without understanding.

7. God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

8. An intelligent enemy is better than a stupid friend.

9. A healthy person who begs for food is an insult to a generous farmer.

10. To know life, one must love many things.

11. No matter how long the night, the day is sure to come.

12. Lack of knowledge is darker than night.

13. Maize bears fruit once and dies because it is not rooted into the ground.

14. A big tree attracts the woodsman's axe.

15. Don't look where you fail, but where you slipped.

16. When an old man dies, it is a whole library which burns.

17. The elephant never gets tired of carrying its tusks.

18. Beautiful words don't put porridge in the pot.

Ancient African Sayings

Collection Of Old African Proverbs (18 Sayings)

old proverbs from africa1. If you want to go quickly go alone. If you want to go far go together.

2. When the music changes, so does the dance

3. He that beats the drum for the mad man to dance is no better than the mad man himself.

4. It is better to be loved than feared.

5. He who refuses to obey cannot command.

6. A wrong step by a leader is a warning to the followers.

7. A sugarcane is sweetest at the joint.

8. You can live without a friend but never without a neighbor.  

9. He is a fool whose sheep runs away twice.

10. The hyena with a cub does not eat up all the available food.

11. The axe forgets; the tree remembers. 

12. Wisdom is like a goat skin bag; every man carries his own.

13. A bad son gives a bad name to his mother.

14. Love is like a baby; It needs to be treated tenderly.

15. He who learns; teaches.

16. A community without elders does not prosper.

17. A person who sells eggs should not start a fight in the market.

18. A man is taller than every mountain he climb.

Wise Proverbs From Africa

Collection Of Impressive African Proverbs/Sayings
impressive proverbs
1. You must judge a man by the work of his hand.

2. A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

3. Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand.

4. The wise create proverbs for fool to learn, not to repeat.

5. Only a fool tests the depth of a river with his both feet.

6. The lion doesn't turn around when a small dog barks.

7. Man is like a pepper, till you have chewed it you do not know how hot it is.

8. A barber doesn't shave himself.

9. If you climb up a tree you must clime down the same tree.

10. Lying will get you a wife, but it won't keep her.

11. If you refuse to be made straight when you are green, you will not be made straight when you are dry.

12. Tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.

13. A big fish is caught with big bait.

14. A man who has one finger pointing at another has three pointing towards himself. 

Popular Quotes And Sayings About Health

Famous Being Healthy Quotes (14 Quotations)
being healthy quotes
1. He who has health, has hope; and who has hope, has everything. 

- Arabic Proverb

2. A fit, healthy body- that is the best fashion statement.
- Jess C. Scott

3. Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. 
- W.H.O

4. Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

5. A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Proverb from Spain

6. A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illness.
- Hippocrates 

7. And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop 

8. Success begins with hard work. Happiness begins with good health.
- Dr T.P Chia 

9. Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
- Lord Buddha

10. Health is a relationship between you and your body.
- Unknown

11. Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness- an open and noble temper.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. Don't defy the diagnosis, defy the verdict.
- Norman Cousins 

13. He who takes medicines and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors. 
-Chinese Proverb

14. To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.
- Richard Baker

Wise Quotes And Proverbs From Japan

Collection Of Japanese Wise Words And Proverbs
japanese wise quotations
1. The day you decide to do it lucky day.

2. Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

3. If you do good things, you will live a wealthy life.

4. Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.

5. True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.

6. The body is tortured only by the demon of the heart.

7. Greetings are those who turn up at the right moment to help.

8. Life is a candle before the wind.

9. Wisdom and virtue are like the two wheels of a cart.

10. Don't do your best. Do something. Make the best of it.

11. If you believe everything you read, better not read.

12. A good husband is healthy and absent.

13. When all the noise is gone there is only God.

14. Nothing is completely useless, you can find a use for everything.

15. Where profit is , loss is hidden near by.

16. The skill of using a mortar and pestle never leaves one.

17. Knowledge without wisdom is a load of books on the back of an ass.

Ancient Japanese Proverbs And Sayings

Very Old Japanese Sayings (18 Proverbs)
old sayings from japan
1. A bad wife is a ruin of her husband.

2. A loud cat doesn't catch mice.

3. It is the early bird that gets the worm.

4. A silent man is the best one to listen to.

5. Ten people, ten colors.

6. The fallen blossom doesn't return to the branch.

7. Better go without medicine than call in an unskilled physician. 

8. The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour.

9. Better to shave the heart than to shave the head.

10. When the character of a man is not clear to you , look at his friends.

11. Hidden virtues ring like a soft bell.

12. Even if you hide yourself from the world, don't lose sight of your real nature.

13. A man in love mistakes a pimple for a dimple.

14. When you have completed 95% of your journey, you are only halfway there.

15. The eyes speak as much as the mouth.

16. A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.

17. Time spent laughing is time spent with the gods.

18. Meeting is the beginning of parting.

Short Japanese Proverbs And Sayings

Famous Short Proverbs From Japan
japanese short quotes
1. Even monkeys fall from trees.

2. Adversity is the foundation of virtue.

3. Even a fool has a talent.

4. If you take action, it will become.

5. Bad news travels fast; bad news has wings

6. Different strokes for different folks

7. Beginning is easy, continuing is hard.

8. If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.

9. If you look up, there are no limit.

10. Not knowing is Buddha.

11. If you take a shade, do it under a large tree.

12. The nail that sticks up gets hammered down. 

13. Obey the customs of the village you enter.

14. A beautiful woman is like an axe in one's life.

15. Attempt is sometimes easier than expected.

16. Luck exists in the leftovers. 

17. Character can be built on daily routine.

18. The talented hawk hides its claws.

19. You can know ten things by learning one.

Impressive Chinese Proverbs And Sayings

Encouraging Chinese Sayings And Proverbs
encouraging chinese sayings
1. A single kind word keeps one warm for three winters.

2. Change is a process, not an event.

3. A wise man is able to adapt to the surprises of life as water to the decanter it is poured in.

4. In every crisis, there is opportunity.

5. Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.

6. If the wind comes from empty cave, it's not without a reason.

7. If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.

8. It is better to travel ten thousand miles than to read ten thousand books.

9. If you get up one more time than you fall, you will make it through.

10. Wisdom is the beauty of man.

11. Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.

12. A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.

13. If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.

14. People who say 'it cannot be done', should not interrupt those who are doing it.

15. You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

16. He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who ask a question remains a fool forever.

17. Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.

18. Pearls don't lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.

19. To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.

Most Popular Wise Chinese Proverbs

Famous Chinese Words Of Wisdom (16 Proverbs)
chinese wise words
1. Study without reflection is a waste of time. Reflection without study is dangerous.

2. When the blind lead the blind they will both fall over the cliff.

3. The great question is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with failure.

4. Dig the well before you are thirsty.

5. He that rules by mind is like the north star, steady in his sit, whilst the stars all bend to him.

6. The journey of a thousand miles starts with the single step.

7. Intelligence is endowed, but wisdom is learned.

8. It is the beautiful bird which gets caged.

9. Man who waits for roast duck to fly into mouth must wait a very, very long time.

10. Life is not complete without risk.

11. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed for a lifetime.

12. The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.

13. I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand.

14. Life is a tragedy for those who feel; and a comedy for those who think.

15. You can only enter half way into dark forest before you being to come out the other side.

16. Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. 

Ancient Chinese Sayings And Proverbs

Old Proverbs From China (16 Sayings)
old proverbs from china
1. If you hurry through long days, you will hurry through short years.

2. The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

3. A horse cannot gain weight if not fed with extra fodder during the night; a man cannot become wealthy without earnings apart from his regular salaries.

4. A fall into a ditch makes you wiser.

5. Skill comes from practice, practice makes perfect.

6. Keep your broken arm inside your sleeve.

7. It take many nails to build crib, but one screw to fill it.

8. Without entering the tiger's lair, how can one catch the tiger's cub?

9. The strength of a blade of grass is seen only in tempests; the loyalty of an official is seen only in times of turbulence. 

10. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

11.
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.

12. You cannot frequently walk along a river without getting your shoes wet.

13. At dawn, we are all children of the new day. Except for bastards. 

14. You have no idea how much rice and fuel cost without being the head of a household.

15. A book holds a house of gold.

16. Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.