The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning Quotes.

1. "The belief that unhappiness is selfless and happiness is selfish is misguided. It's more selfless to act happy. It takes energy, generosity, and discipline to be unfailingly lighthearted, yet everyone takes the happy person for granted. No one is careful of his feelings or tries to keep his spirits high. He seems self-sufficient; he becomes a cushion for others. And because happiness seems unforced, that person usually gets no credit."
- Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning

3. "Never start a sentence with the words 'No offense."
- Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning

4. "Laughter is more than just a pleasurable activity...When people laugh together, they tend to talk and touch more and to make eye contact more frequently."
- Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning

5. "One of the best ways to make yourself happy is to make other people happy. One of the best ways to make other people happy is to be happy yourself."
- Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning

6. "What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while."
- Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning

7. "Nothing,' wrote Tolstoy, 'can make our life, or the lives of other people, more beautiful than perpetual kindness."
- Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning

9. "The things that go wrong often make the best memories."
- Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning

10. "When I find myself focusing overmuch on the anticipated future happiness of arriving at a certain goal, I remind myself to 'Enjoy now'. If I can enjoy the present, I don't need to count on the happiness that is (or isn't) waiting for me in the future"."
- Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project: Or Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning

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