"It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple."
“Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.”
"The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again."
"Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life."
"I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way."
"All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
"Better by far you should forget and smile, than that you should remember and be sad."
Christina Georgina Rossetti
"So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some."
“laugh and the world laughs with you. weep and weep alone”
"Sing, and the hills will answer; Sigh, it is lost on the air."
"Happiness arises in a state of peace, not of tumult."
"Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds."
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”
“Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.”