Happiness Quotes

Happiness Quotes

Happiness Quotes: A unique collection of Quotes About Happiness

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People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. -Abraham Lincoln

Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. -Immanuel Kant

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. -Dalai Lama

Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think. -Dale Carnegie

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. -Albert Einstein

Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. -Groucho Marx

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. -Thomas Jefferson

Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste. -Charlotte Brontë

The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up. -Mark Twain

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness you are able to give. -Eleanor Roosevelt

Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. -Mother Teresa

The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition, and not our circumstances. We carry the seeds of the one or the other about with us in our minds wherever we go. -Martha Washington

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. -Oscar Wilde

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. -Carl Gustav Jung

Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get. -W.P. Kinsella

Happiness is anyone and anything that's loved by you. -Charles M. Schulz

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open. -John Barrymore

We all live with the objective of being happy, our lives are all different and yet the same. -Anne Frank

You must love yourself before you love another. By accepting yourself and fully being what you are…your simple presence can make others happy. -Jane Roberts

I think I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others. -Booker T. Washington

A mathematical formula for happiness:Reality divided by Expectations.There were two ways to be happy:improve your reality or lower your expectations. -Jodi Picoult

Real elation is when you feel you could touch a star without standing on tiptoe. -Doug Larson

Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses. -Dale Carnegie

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. -Marcel Proust

We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves. -François de La Rochefoucauld

Happiness is a perfume which you cannot pour on someone without getting some on yourself. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I was 5 years old my mother 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 ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment. I told them they didn’t understand life. -John Lennon

Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. -Nathaniel Hawthorne

Happiness consists more in small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life. -Benjamin Franklin

As people spin faster and faster in the pursuit of merely personal happiness, they become exhausted in the futile effort of chasing themselves. -Andrew Delbanco

It makes no difference where you go, there you are. And it makes no difference what you have, there’s always more to want. Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy because of what you have. -Zig Ziglar

The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment. -Doug Larson

The more we think of others, the happier we are. The more we think of ourselves, the more suffering we feel. -Dalai Lama

The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us. -Ashley Montagu

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens. -Douglas Jerrold

Enjoy everything that happens in your life, but never make your happiness or success dependent on an attachment to any person, place or thing. -Wayne Dyer

When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse. -Sophocles

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. -Albert Einstein

Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you. -James Freeman Clarke

Joy is a flower that blooms when you do.

Remember this, that very little is needed to make a happy life. -Marcus Aurelius

Happiness comes when you believe in what you are doing, know what you are doing, and love what you are doing. -Brian Tracy

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. -Henry Ward Beecher

Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient. -Aristotle

Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose. -C.S. Lewis

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

Do not look back on happiness or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it. -Henry Ward Beecher

Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date. -Dale Carnegie

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved. -Victor Hugo

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. -Buddha

Your success and happiness lie in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invisible host against difficulties. -Helen Keller

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost. -H. Jackson Brown

Try to make at least one person happy every day, and then in ten years you may have made three thousand, six hundred and fifty persons happy, or brightened a small town by your contribution to the fund of general enjoyment. -Sydney Smith

Happiness is being at peace, being with loved ones, being comfortable…but most of all, it’s having those loved ones. -Johnny Cash

Happiness depends upon ourselves. -Aristotle

I think and think and think, I‘ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it. -Jonathan Safran Foer

Most of us would be upset if we were accused of being 'silly.' But the word 'silly' comes from the old English word 'selig,' and its literal definition is 'to be blessed, happy, healthy and prosperous. -Zig Ziglar

Being happy doesn't mean everything's perfect. It just means you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.

What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner. -Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination. -Mark Twain

If you want to be happy, be. -Leo Tolstoy

If you want happiness for an hour – take a nap. If you want happiness for a day – go fishing. If you want happiness for a month – get married. If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime – help others. -Chinese proverb

When people say they are looking for happiness, I ask, What are you giving to the world. -Oprah Winfrey

Your happiness is a gift because it literally brings out the best in you. -Robert Holden

Remember that not to be happy is not to be grateful. -Elizabeth Carter

The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it's all that matters. -Audrey Hepburn

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