The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

When I was 5 years-old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. ― John Lennon


You deserve to be happy, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. However you decide to pursuit it is solely your choice. Happiness comes with fulfillment, satisfaction and excitement. Happiness often doesn’t come easy, you will be required to strive for it.
Your resolve would be put to test; mountains would stand against you, ditches would be in your way, you would battle friends, make pacts with enemies, you would be insulted, misunderstood, people would make you feel it is not worth it but in the end if that is where your happiness lies, it will be worth all the troubles.

Enjoy these selected quotes and be inspired:

One is only poor, only if he has choose to be……Dolly Paton

You don’t have to be perfect, as long as you are willing to learn….Shontelle

Never let somebody tell you, you can’t do something, not even me. If you have got a dream you have got to protect it. When people can’t do something themselves they want to tell you, you can’t do it. If you want something,  go get it….Will Smith

Make your life a dream and of dream a reality (your dreams a reality)…..Antonio De St. Exupe

You might never fail on the scale I did but some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all and in which case you fail by default…..JK Rowling

I didn’t get the job, but here is the thing I didn’t quit, I didn’t fall back. I walked out of there to prepare for the next audition, the next audition and the next audition, I prayed….Denzel Washington

But what is most important is that you have to dig deep, dig deep down and ask yourself who do you want to be; not what but who?…..Arnold Schwarzenegger

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you are right……Henry Ford

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier.  The way it actually works is the reverse.  You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want….Margaret Young

I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick…this kid is going to be the best in the world…I will show you, how great I am…..Mohammed Ali

Inch by inch, play by play till we finish, we are in hell right now, gentlemen and we can stay here and get the shit kick out of us or we can fight our way back into the light, we can climb out of hell, one inch at a time.……Tony D’Amato (Football coach)

Never give in, never, never, never, never-in nothing, great or small, large or pretty-never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy…..Winston S. Churchill

Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it…..Elizabeth Gilbert


Life may have bruised my ego, knocked me down couple of times, humilitated me and unjustly condemned me but then I didn’t give up. I know even though my face is thrashed, my ego is damaged and my strength is used up but when I win, my happiness will shine through it all…….Selah

Happiness is what I can’t live without it is time to stand out….Keke Palmer

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