Be happy wherever you are right now!
I once read that the surest path to happiness is to be satisfied with what you presently have and how your life is right now.
If we put off our joy until we've made the big bucks, have acquired the dream home, or the luxury car with the large price tag, we're essentially putting off our happiness to a future time and conditions that may never arrive.
Be happy now! Be happy with where you live, be it ever so humble...
We only have this present moment. Despite whatever "warts" it may contain, there is good to be found in our lives the way they are right now.
There will never be perfection in life...maybe in Heaven...but we're here right now, not there (if we're still breathing)!
The happiest people are those whose focus is happiness. These folks don't dwell on what's wrong, but what's right!
Perhaps happiness is, after all, merely a matter of perception.
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Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response. ~Mildred Barthel
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.~Josh Billings
For some more great quotes on happiness and some interesting perspectives by a variety of thinkers on this subject, go to quotegarden.com
...then scroll down and select "happiness".