Be excited about what you want

“Happiness is making your dreams come true.” – Jourdan Dunn

“Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.” – George Bernard Shaw

“A good way to simplify your life is to ask yourself every morning, “what’s important to me?”. Then, spend most of your time on those things.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Having no expectations is a win-win situation. If the outcome is good you are pleasantly surprised. If not then no problem because you were not expecting anything to begin with.” – The Ancient Sage

“I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.” – Nikos Kazantzakis

“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.” – Edith Wharton

“Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self?” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.” – Hafez

“The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.” – Freya Stark

“Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Happiness is a state of activity.” – Aristotle

“There is no way to happiness — happiness is the way.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin Roosevelt

“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.” – William Feather

“Happiness is inversely correlated with desire.” – Unknown

“No medicine cures what happiness cannot.” – Gabriel García Márquez

“It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.” – Seneca

“The thicker the skin, the happier the man.” – @LifeMathMoney

“All happiness depends on courage and work.” – Honoré de Balzac

One joy scatters a hundred griefs

“You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.”  – Oprah Winfrey

“Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.” – Shari R. Barr

“View your life from your funeral, looking back at your life experiences, what have you accomplished? What would you have wanted to accomplish but didn’t? What were the happy moments? What were the sad? What would you do again, and what you wouldn’t?” – Victor Frankl

“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs–even though checkered by failure–than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time…serenity, that nothing is.” – Thomas Szasz

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

“Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.” – Unknown

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean

“Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.” – Frank Tyger

“Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.” – Alan Cohen

“One joy scatters a hundred griefs.” – Chinese Proverb

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn

“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 someone else.” – Chinese Proverb

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.” – James Oppenheim

“Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.” – Robert S. Lynd

“Happiness comes from peace. Peace comes from indifference.” – Naval Ravikant 

“Happiness is not doing fun things. Happiness is doing meaningful things.” – Maxime Lagacé 

“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.” –  Rita Mae Brown

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” – Steve Maraboli 

“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.” – Marcus Aurelius

Happiness is a place between too much and too little

“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

“Just because it didn’t last forever, doesn’t mean it wasn’t worth your while.” – Unknown

“Your work is discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.” – Buddha

“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” –  Earl Nightingale

“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.” – Edith Wharton

“The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.” – Epictetus

“Happiness is usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.” – Thomas Szasz

“Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.” – Don Herold

“Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Norman MacEwan

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley

“The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.” – Eric Hoffer

“My family didn’t have a lot of money, and I’m grateful for that. Money is the longest route to happiness.” – Evangeline Lilly

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” – Frederick Keonig

“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.” – Freya Stark

“Happiness is a place between too much and too little.” – Finnish proverb

“Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand

“How simple it is to see that we can only be happy now, and there will never be a time when it is not now.” – Gerald Jampolsky

Happiness is the natural flower of duty

“That man is the richest whose pleasures are cheapest.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.” – Maxim Gorky

“A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.” – Douglas Jerrold

“Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.”- E.L. Konigsburg

“Happiness is always the serendipitous result of looking for something else.” – Dr. Idel Dreimer

“Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.” – Don Marquis

“Happiness is the natural flower of duty.” – Phillips Brooks

“Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Happiness is the resultant of the relative strengths of positive and negative feelings rather than an absolute amount of one or the other.” – Norman Bradburn

“The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.” – Carl Sandburg

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

“Happiness is the default state. It’s what’s there when you remove the sense that something is missing in life.” – Naval Ravikant

“No medicine cures what happiness cannot.” – Gabriel García Márquez

“Cheerfulness is what greases the axles of the world. Don’t go through life creaking.” – H.W. Byles

“Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other. When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack.” – Hazelmarie Elliott

“True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller

“Happiness is a form of courage.” – Holbrook Jackson

“All happiness depends on courage and work.” – Honoré de Balzac

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” – Guillaume Apollinaire

Happiness will bring you success

“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.” – Epicurus

“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.” – William Feather

“Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends.” – Divyanka Tripathi

“Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.” – Don Marquis

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

“Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.” – Johnny Carson

“Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.” – Mildred Barthel

“Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world.” – Orhan Pamuk

“Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration.” – Pat Conroy

“Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.” – Aristotle

“It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.” – Billy Graham

“Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery – there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair.” – Rick Warren

“Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other. When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack.” – Hazelmarie Elliott

“We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it.” – Mignon McLaughlin

“I think the key to life is just being a happy person, and happiness will bring you success.” – Diego Val

“The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.” – Epictetus

“But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?” – Albert Camus

“Happiness is only real when shared.” – Jon Krakauer 

Happiness is appreciating what you have

“Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.” – John Henry Jowett

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.” – Confucius

“We can’t control the world. We can only (barely) control our own reactions to it. Happiness is largely a choice, not a right or entitlement.” –  David C. Hill

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” –  Denis Waitley

“I think the key to life is just being a happy person, and happiness will bring you success.” – Diego Val

“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 

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” – Aristotle

“Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have.” 

“Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.” – Ayn Rand

“Say no more often so you can say yes to what’s important.” – Maxime Lagacé

“There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.” – Jodi Picoult

“Don’t postpone joy until you have learned all of your lessons. Joy is your lesson.” – Alan Cohen

“Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“One should be either sad or joyful. Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.” – Eugene O’Neill

“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” – Chuck Palahniuk

“There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience.” – Archibald McLeish

“The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.” – Logan Pearsall Smith

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” – Albert Camus

Happiness is the experience of loving life

“If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.” – Proverb

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature…. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller

“Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.” – Buddha

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” – Dale Carnegie

“People are unhappy when they get something too easily. You have to sweat – that’s the only moral they know.” – Dany Laferrière

“Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happiness really are the same thing…just expressed differently.” – Robert McPhillips

“Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.” – Immanuel Kant

“Happiness is always the serendipitous result of looking for something else.” – Dr. Idel Dreimer

“The more people need to show they’re happy, the less they are.” – Maxime Lagacé

“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.” – L.M. Montgomery

“If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.” – Mother Teresa

“In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness – otherwise how would you know when you’re happy?” – Leslie Caron

“Joy never feasts so high as when the first course is of misery.” – John Suckling

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

“Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. But it is not something that can be demanded from life, and if you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness.” – Robertson Davies

“Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others…By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

“Ups and downs. Victories and defeats. Sadness and happiness. That’s the hardest but also the most satisfying kind of life.” – Maxime Lagacé

“When was the last time you paused and took a deep breath?” – Maxime Lagacé

“Of all ridiculous things the most ridiculous seems to me, to be busy — to be a man who is brisk about his food and his work.” – Søren Kierkegaard

The secret of happiness is freedom

“The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.” – Andre Maurois

“The grass is always greener where you water it.” – Unknown

“Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.” – Marquis de Condorcet

“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 year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.” – Chinese proverb

“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” – Chuck Palahniuk

“Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.” –  Cynthia Nelms

“Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.” – J. Petit Senn

“The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.” – Carrie Jones

“The true secret of happiness lies in the taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” –  William Morris 

“If you ever start taking things too seriously, just remember that we are talking monkeys on an organic spaceship flying through the universe.” – Joe Rogan

“School, politics, sports, and games train us to compete against others. True rewards – wealth, knowledge, love, fitness, and equanimity – come from ignoring others and improving ourselves.” – Naval Ravikant

“One happiness scatters a thousand sorrows.” – Chinese proverb 

“There is great happiness in not wanting, in not being something, in not going somewhere.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.” – Robert Anthony

“Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.” – Cynthia Nelms

“The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.” – Vivian Komori 

“To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.” – Bertrand Russell

“The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” – Scott Hamilton 

“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

A heart full of joy is better than a hand full of coins

Happiness quotes The secret of happiness is freedom Aylake
Happiness quotes The secret of happiness is freedom Aylake

“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.” – Eckhart Tolle

“The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.” – Brian Tracy

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

“The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.” – Carrie Jones

Happiness quotes The secret to happiness is to put the burden of proof on unhappiness Aylake
Happiness quotes The secret to happiness is to put the burden of proof on unhappiness Aylake

“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon

“There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.” – Charlotte Bronte

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Buddha

“The secret to happiness is to put the burden of proof on unhappiness.” – Robert Brault

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Happiness quotes The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony Aylake

“The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony.” – V.S. Pritchett

“The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.” – Tony Robbins

“Not wanting something is as good as having it.” – Naval Ravikant

“With my desire to improve everything, I destroy the moment.” – Naval Ravikant

Happiness quotes The most valuable thing you can buy to make yourself happy is time Aylake
Happiness quotes The most valuable thing you can buy to make yourself happy is time Aylake

“Happiness is a choice and a skill and you can dedicate yourself to learning that skill and making that choice.” – Naval Ravikant

“A heart full of joy is better than a hand full of coins.” – Matshona Dhliwayo 

“The most valuable thing you can buy to make yourself happy is time.” – Maxime Lagacé

“There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.” – G.K. Chesterton

Happiness makes up in height for what is lacks in length Aylake
Happiness makes up in height for what is lacks in length Aylake

“It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness. Poverty and wealth have both failed.” – Frank McKinney Hubbard

“To be happy, you must fancy that everything you have is a gift, and you the chosen, though you worked your tail off for every bit of it.” – Robert Brault

“The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.” – Aristotle

“Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” – Robert Frost

Everything is a gift of the universe

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Happiness quotes We do not stop playing because we grow old Aylake

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow. It only saps today of its joy.” – Leo Buscaglia

“A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.” – William Arthur Ward

“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” – Buddha

Happiness quotes There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human Aylake
Happiness quotes There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human Aylake

“There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human—in not having to be just happy or just sad—in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.” – C. JoyBell C.

“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 to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.” –  Carl Jung

“Everything is a gift of the universe – even joy, anger, jealously, frustration, or separateness. Everything is perfect either for our growth or our enjoyment.” – Ken Keyes Jr

“This planet has – or rather had – a problem, which was this: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned with the movement of small green pieces of paper, which was odd because on the whole it wasn’t the small green pieces of paper that were unhappy.” – Douglas Adams

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Happiness quotes Life is really simple but we insist on making it complicated Aylake

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

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“Tension is who you think you should be, relaxation is who you are.” – Chinese proverb

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Happiness quotes If we would just slow down happiness would catch up to us Aylake

“If we would just slow down, happiness would catch up to us.” – Richard Carlson 

“Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose.” – C.S. Lewis

“He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.” – Henry Ward Beecher 

“My family didn’t have a lot of money, and I’m grateful for that. Money is the longest route to happiness.” – Evangeline Lilly

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Happiness quotes The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom Aylake

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.” – Charles Kingsley

“Joy is more divine than sorrow; for joy is bread, and sorrow is medicine.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Usefulness is happiness, and… all other things are but incidental.” – Lydia Maria Child

“Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.” – Robert S. Lynd

Your creativity and happiness brings money

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Happiness quotes Follow your bliss and do not be afraid and doors will open Aylake

“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” – Mary Lou Retton

“I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.” – Dalai Lama

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.” – Joseph Campbell

“Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.” –  Immanuel Kant

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Happiness quotes Very little is needed to make a happy life Aylake

“To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.” – Bertrand Russell

“A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.” – Bernard de Fontenelle

“Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other – it is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.” – Charles Caleb Colton

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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Happiness quotes Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change Aylake

“Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.” – Friedrich Schiller

“When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.” –  Winston Churchill

“Seeking happiness is a straight way to misery.” – English proverb

“You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent their making a nest in your hair.” – Chinese proverb

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Happiness quotes Money does not bring happiness and creativity Aylake

“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 year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.” – Chinese proverb

“Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it’s greedy or loving.” – Dan Millman

“Happiness is like the penny candy of our youth: we got a lot more for our money back when we had no money.” – Mignon McLaughlin

“Money doesn’t bring happiness and creativity. Your creativity and happiness brings money.” – Sam Rosen

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Happiness quotes Happiness in this world when it comes comes incidentally Aylake

“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

“When neither their property nor their honour is touched, the majority of men live content.” – Niccolo Machiavelli

“Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Sometimes we don’t find the thing that will make us happy because we can’t give up the thing that was supposed to.” – Robert Brault

Happy girls are the prettiest

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Happiness quotes Follow your bliss and do not be afraid and doors will open where you did not know they were going to be Aylake

“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” – Mary Lou Retton

“I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.” – Dalai Lama

“Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.” – Joseph Campbell

“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

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Happiness quotes The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance the wise grows it under his feet Aylake

“All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.” –  Baruch Spinoza

“Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom.” –  Benjamin Franklin

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” – Andy Rooney

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.” – James Oppenheim

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Happiness quotes Be you Do you For you Aylake

“I’d far rather be happy than right any day.” – Douglas Adams

“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“Happy girls are the prettiest.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Be you. Do you. For you.” – Unknown

Happiness quotes Happiness is a place between too much and too little Aylake
Happiness quotes Happiness is a place between too much and too little Aylake

“Happiness is a place between too much and too little.” – Finnish proverb

“The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash.”

“Happiness is a direction, not a place.” – Sydney J. Harris 

“Happiness is an inside job.” – William Arthur Ward

Happiness quotes There is no way to happiness happiness is the way Aylake
Happiness quotes There is no way to happiness happiness is the way Aylake

“Happiness is a form of courage.” – Holbrook Jackson

“Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so.” – John Stuart Mill

“There is no way to happiness — happiness is the way.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Enjoyment is just the sound of being centered.” – Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Happiness is largely a choice

Happiness quotes Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be Aylake
Happiness quotes Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be Aylake

“Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” – Unknown

“The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.” –  William Saroyan

Happiness quotes Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy Aylake
Happiness quotes Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy Aylake

“People should find happiness in the little things, like family.” –  Amanda Bynes

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle

“Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.” – Albert Schweitzer

“Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.” – Heraclitus

Happiness quotes Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting Aylake
Happiness quotes Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting Aylake

“Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.” – Herman Hesse

“The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.” – Martha Washington

“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” – Bernard Meltzer 

“Happiness: A butterfly, which when pursued, seems always just beyond your grasp; but if you sit down quietly, may alight upon you. “ – Daily Crescent

Happiness quotes Happiness cannot be traveled to owned earned worn or consumed Aylake
Happiness quotes Happiness cannot be traveled to owned earned worn or consumed Aylake

“Gather the crumbs of happiness and they will make you a loaf of contentment.” – Unknown

“Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley

“Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” – Margaret Lee Runbeck 

Happiness quotes Is it not clear however that bliss and envy are the numerator Aylake
Happiness quotes Is it not clear however that bliss and envy are the numerator Aylake

“We can’t control the world. We can only (barely) control our own reactions to it. Happiness is largely a choice, not a right or entitlement.” – David C. Hill

“In every part and corner of our life, to lose oneself is to be a gainer; to forget oneself is to be happy.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.” – Unknown

“Is it not clear, however, that bliss and envy are the numerator and denominator of the fraction called happiness?” – Yevgeny Zamyatin

Real happiness is not of temporary enjoyment

Happiness quotes If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm you will never enjoy the sunshine Aylake
Happiness quotes If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm you will never enjoy the sunshine Aylake

“If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” – Morris West

“Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.” – Milton Erickson

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” –  Ayn Rand

Happiness quotes The true secret of happiness lies in the taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life Aylake
Happiness quotes The true secret of happiness lies in the taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life Aylake

“Our capacity to draw happiness from aesthetic objects or material goods in fact seems critically dependent on our first satisfying a more important range of emotional or psychological needs, among them the need for understanding, for love, expression and respect.” –  Alain De Botton

“The true secret of happiness lies in the taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” –  William Morris

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop

“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Happiness quotes Doing what you like is freedom Liking what you do is happiness Aylake
Happiness quotes Doing what you like is freedom Liking what you do is happiness Aylake

“Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.” – Rose Lane

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” – Albert Ellis

“Someday you’ll look back and understand why it all happened the way it did.”

“Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.”

Happiness quotes Real happiness is not of temporary enjoyment Aylake
Happiness quotes Real happiness is not of temporary enjoyment Aylake

“We can’t direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”

“Real happiness is not of temporary enjoyment, but is so interwoven with the future that it blesses forever.” – James Lendall Basford

“Happiness is distraction from the human tragedy.” – J.M. Reinoso

“We cannot be happy if we expect to live all the time at the highest peak of intensity. Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.” – Thomas Merton

Happiness quotes Happiness a way station between too little and too much Aylake
Happiness quotes Happiness a way station between too little and too much Aylake

“Happiness: a way station between too little and too much.” – Channing Pollock

“Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.” – Germaine Greer 

“There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.” – C. JoyBell C.

“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.” – Freya Stark

There are so many beautiful reasons to be happy.

Happiness quotes Happiness is not a station you arrive at but a manner of traveling Aylake
Happiness quotes Happiness is not a station you arrive at but a manner of traveling Aylake

“Our capacity to draw happiness from aesthetic objects or material goods in fact seems critically dependent on our first satisfying a more important range of emotional or psychological needs, among them the need for understanding, for love, expression and respect.”  – Alain De Botton

“If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself. That thought is the problem.” – Stephen Covey

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley

“Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” – Margaret Lee Runbeck

“Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.” – Germaine Greer

Happiness quotes There is only one cause of unhappiness Aylake
Happiness quotes There is only one cause of unhappiness Aylake

“What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.” – Confucius

“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.” – Anthony de Mello

“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.” – Bertrand Russell

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

“Happiness is a state of activity.” – Aristotle

Happiness quotes Happiness is an inside job Aylake
Happiness quotes Happiness is an inside job Aylake

“Happiness is an inside job.” – William Arthur Ward

“If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy

“If you are not happy here and now, you never will be.” – Taisen Deshimaru

“We cannot be happy if we expect to live all the time at the highest peak of intensity. Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.” – Thomas Merton

“We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.” – Anne Frank

Happiness quotes Finding happiness is easy Aylake
Happiness quotes Finding happiness is easy Aylake

“Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.” – Colette

“Finding happiness is easy: stop being busy.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Being happy is being satisfied. Being satisfied means accepting.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Doing what you were born to do… That’s the way to be happy.” – Agnes Martin

“Being happy is not the only happiness.” – Alice Walker

Happiness quotes Happiness is distraction from the human tragedy Aylake
Happiness quotes Happiness is distraction from the human tragedy Aylake

“So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?” – Hunter S. Thompson

“Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.” – Iris Murdoch

“Happiness is distraction from the human tragedy.” – J.M. Reinoso

“Real happiness is not of temporary enjoyment, but is so interwoven with the future that it blesses for ever.” – James Lendall Basford

“Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.” – Hosea Ballou

Happiness quotes Cheerfulness is the very flower of health. Aylake
Happiness quotes Cheerfulness is the very flower of health. Aylake

“People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, all life for happiness.” 

“Cheerfulness is the very flower of health.”

“The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of everyday.”

“There are so many beautiful reasons to be happy.”

“Life only comes around once, so do whatever makes you happy, and be with whoever makes you smile.”

Do what you love

Happiness quotes Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle Aylake
Happiness quotes Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle

“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson

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

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. As long as this exists, and it certainly always will, then there will be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be.” – Anne Frank

“In our lives, change is unavoidable, loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change, lies our happiness and freedom.” – Buddha

“Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.” – Mary Anne Roadacher-Hershey

Happiness quotes Success is not the key to happiness Aylake
Happiness quotes Success is not the key to happiness

“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.” – Winnie the Pooh

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Herman Cain

“The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.” – Aesop

“For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them.” – Seneca

“A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” – Albert Einstein

Happiness quotes Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness Aylake
Happiness quotes Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness

“I have only two kinds of days: happy and hysterically happy.” – Allen J. Lefferdink

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” – Albert Camus

“Whoever is happy will make others happy.” – Anne Frank

“You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Epicurus

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller

Happiness quotes Happiness is a state where nothing is missing Aylake
Happiness quotes Happiness is a state where nothing is missing

“Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.” – Augustine of Hippo

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein

“Happiness is a state where nothing is missing.” – Naval Ravikant

“The constant happiness is curiosity.” – Alice Munro

Happiness quotes Difficult roads often leads to beautiful destinations Aylake
Happiness quotes The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.” – James Oppenheim

“I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.” – Jane Austen

“Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though it were his own.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so.” – John Stuart Mill

“Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.” – J. Petit Senn

Happiness quotes Difficult roads often leads to beautiful destinations Aylake
Happiness quotes Difficult roads often leads to beautiful destinations

“Happiness is not out there, it’s in you.”

“Difficult roads often leads to beautiful destinations.”

“The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go.”

“Don’t let the silly little things steal your happiness.”

“There is no happiness; there are only moments of happiness.”

Happiness is only real when shared

Happiness quotes True happiness is not attained through self gratification Aylake
True happiness is not attained through self gratification

“You never regret being kind.” – Nicole Shepherd

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Ben Franklin

“Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” – Paul Boese

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Buddha

“True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller

Happiness quotes Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time Aylake
Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Marthe Troly-Curtin

“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.” – James M. Barrie

“We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround us as members of the same human family. The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness.” – Dalai Lama

“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.” – Robert Anthony

Happiness quotes The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams Aylake
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams

“The fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and joy a liquid.” – J.D. Salinger

“Happy girls are the prettiest.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

“On the whole, the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.” – William R. Inge

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey

Happiness quotes The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time Aylake
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” – Audrey Hepburn

“The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” –  Ayn Rand 

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

Happiness quotes Happiness is only real when shared Aylake
Happiness is only real when shared

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” – Joseph Addison

“The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.” – Joseph Roux

“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.” – L.M. Montgomery

“Happiness is only real when shared.” – Jon Krakauer

“Some days I amaze myself. Other days I put my keys in the fridge.” – Unknown

Happiness quotes Be happy It really annoys negative people Aylake
Be happy It really annoys negative people

“Happiness does not have a price tag so smile.” – Unknown

“The best vitamin to be a happy person is B1.” – Unknown

“Be happy. It really annoys negative people.” – Ricky Gervais

“One day, or day one, you decide.”

You will be happy

Happiness quotes The need for forgiveness is an illusion Aylake
The need for forgiveness is an illusion

“Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it’s greedy or loving.” – Dan Millman

“The need for forgiveness is an illusion. There is nothing to forgive.” – Rachel England

“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” – Bernard Meltzer

“Reflect upon you present blessings, of which every man has many–not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens

“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 to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.” – Carl Jung

Happiness quotes The only joy in the world is to begin Aylake
The only joy in the world is to begin

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The only joy in the world is to begin.” – Cesare Pavese

“The pleasure which we most rarely experience gives us greatest delight.” – Epictetus

“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.” – L.M. Montgomery

“Happiness is acceptance.” – Unknown

Happiness quotes Success is not the key to happiness Aylake
Success is not the key to happiness

“There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means – either may do – the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.” – Benjamin Franklin

“If a person’s basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience. On the other hand, if someone is suffering from depression, anxiety, or any form of emotional distress, then even if he or she happens to be enjoying physical comforts, he will not really be able to experience the happiness that these could bring.” – Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

“Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.” – Alan Cohen

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer

“Judge nothing, you will be happy. Forgive everything, you will be happier. Love everything, you will be happiest.” – Sri Chinmoy

Happiness is when what you think

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“In our lives, change is unavoidable, loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change, lies our happiness and freedom.” – Buddha

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

Happiness quotes You can’t be happy unless you are unhappy sometimes Aylake
You can’t be happy unless you are unhappy sometimes

“If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you.” – Lao Tzu

“You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes.” – Lauren Oliver

“In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness – otherwise how would you know when you’re happy?” – Leslie Caron

“There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.” – Logan Pearsall Smith

“There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.” – Lady Blessington

Happiness quotes Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person Aylake
Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person

“Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.” – Mark Twain

“Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.” – Shari R. Barr

“Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important.” – Janet Lane

“You can’t buy happiness but you can buy ice cream. And that’s kind of the same thing.” – Unknown

“When someone told me I lived in a fantasy land I nearly fell of my unicorn.” – Unknown

Happiness is appreciating what you have

Happiness quotes Happiness is not having what you want Aylake
Happiness is not having what you want

“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.” – Marcus Aurelius

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

“Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have.”-  Unknown

“True happiness…arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self.” – Joseph Addison

Happiness quotes Happy people plan actions Aylake
Happy people plan actions

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein

“Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.” – Dennis Waitley

“If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling in the world.” – Joseph Addison

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns

“Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happiness quotes No one is in control of your happiness Aylake
No one is in control of your happiness

“No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.” – Barbara DeAngelis

“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.” – W.P. Kinsella

“Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.” – Colette

“Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled. So the point is, we all have choices, and we make the choice to accept people or situations or to not accept situations.” – Tom Brady

Happiness quotes The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up Aylake
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up

“People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.” – Anton Chekhov

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – Dale Carnegie

“Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time…serenity, that nothing is.” – Thomas Szasz

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius 

“The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.” – Mark Twain

Happiness quotes He who lives in harmony with himself Aylake
He who lives in harmony with himself

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.”– Marcus Aurelius

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” – Margaret Lee Runbeck

“Happiness is a constant work-in-progress, because solving problems is a constant work-in-progress – the solutions to today’s problems will lay the foundation for tomorrow’s problems, and so on. True happiness occurs only when you find the problems you enjoy having and enjoy solving.” – Mark Manson

Happiness quotes Some cause happiness wherever they go Aylake
Some cause happiness wherever they go

“I have only two kinds of days: happy and hysterically happy.” –  Allen J. Lefferdink

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” – Unknown

“Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.” – Unknown

“There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.” – Lady Blessington

“To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.” –  Gustave Flaubert

Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands

Happiness quotes Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from Aylake
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from

“Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.”- Ayn Rand

“Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.” – William Adams

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”-  Dale Carnegie

“We can have peace if we let go of wanting to change the past and wanting to control the future.” – Lester Levinson

“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

Happiness quotes The reason people find it so hard to be happy Aylake
The reason people find it so hard to be happy

“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.” – Mary Stuart

“There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.” – Seneca

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle

“It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.” – Seneca

“The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.” – Marcel Pagnol

Happiness quotes Man wishes to be happy Aylake
Man wishes to be happy

“Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.” – St. Augustine

“The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” 

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain

“Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self?” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The habit of being happy enables one to be freed, or largely freed, from the domination of outward conditions.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

Happiness quotes What a wonderful life I have had Aylake
What a wonderful life I have had

“It’s the moments that I stopped just to be, rather than do, that have given me true happiness.” –  Richard Branson

“I am very happy because I have conquered myself and not the world. I am very happy because I have loved the world and not myself.” – Sri Chinmoy

“What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.” – Colette

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou

“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 quotes Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands Aylake
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love.” – Marla Gibbs

“Happiness is a well-balanced combination of love, labour, and luck.” – Mary Wilson Little

“Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.” – Maxim Gorky

“Ups and downs. Victories and defeats. Sadness and happiness. That’s the best kind of life.” – Maxime Lagacé

Happiness quotes Plenty of people miss their share of happiness Aylake
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness

“The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.” – William Saroyan

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.” – Samuel Johnson

“On the whole, the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.” – William R. Inge

“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.” –  William Feather

Be happy for this moment

Happiness quotes Everything that irritates us about others Aylake
 Everything that irritates us about others 

“Money doesn’t bring happiness and creativity. Your creativity and happiness brings money.” – Sam Rosen

“Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him/her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happiness really are the same thing…just expressed differently.” –  Robert McPhillips

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

“I am not bound to win, I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to the light I have.” – Abraham Lincoln

Happiness quotes Be happy for this moment this moment is your life Aylake
Be happy for this moment this moment is your life 

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.” – Eskimo Proverb

“The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them.”- Bernard M. Baruch

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

If you want to be happy set a goal that commands your thoughts

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

“You can only have bliss if you don’t chase it.”– Henepola Gunaratana

“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.” – Edith Wharton

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

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” – Andrew Carnegie

Happiness quotes Happiness not in another place but this place Aylake
Happiness not in another place but this place

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” – Joseph Addison

“Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” – Walt Whitman

“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Seek it outside and you’ll be exhausted. Seek it inside you’ll find a path.” – Maxime Lagacé

Happiness quotes Many things can make you miserable for weeks Aylake
Many things can make you miserable for weeks

“Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.” – Mark Twain

“Many things can make you miserable for weeks; few can bring you a whole day of happiness.” – Mignon McLaughlin

“Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Happiness is the default state. It’s what’s there when you remove the sense that something is missing in life.” – Naval Ravikant

“Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad.” – Norm Papernick

Happiness quotes Live with intention Aylake
Live with intention

“Today is life – the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.” –  Dale Carnegie

“What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.” – Wayne Dyer

“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

“Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.” – Mary Anne Roadacher-Hershey

Happiness is the natural flower of duty

Happiness quotes Success at the higest level comes down to one question Aylake
 Success at the higest level comes down to one question 

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” – Melody Beattie

“There is no stress in the world, only people thinking stressful thoughts and then acting on them.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

“We all get report cards in many different ways, but the real excitement of what you’re doing is in the doing of it. It’s not what you’re gonna get in the end–it’s not the final curtain–it’s really in the doing it, and loving what you’re doing.” – Ralph Lauren

“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” – Deepak Chopra

“Success at the highest level comes down to one question: Can you decide that your happiness can come from someone else’s success?” – Bill Walton

Happiness quotes aylake Enjoy it Because it is happening
Enjoy it Because it is happening

“Enjoy it. Because it’s happening.” – Stephen Chbosky

“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” – Epictetus

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” – Frederick Keonig

“Tension is who you think you should be, relaxation is who you are.” – Chinese Proverb

“For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book, and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief.” – Fernandez de Andrada

Happiness quotes A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour Aylake
A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour

“You cannot judge what should bring others joy, and others cannot judge what should bring you joy.” – Alan Cohen

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”– Dalai Lama

“Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.”– Sigmund Freud

“A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.” – Unknown

“The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.” – George Bernard Shaw

Happiness quotes True happiness arises in the first place Aylake
True happiness arises in the first place

“If you observe a really happy man you will find him building a boat, writing a symphony, educating his son, growing double dahlias in his garden, or looking for dinosaur eggs in the Gobi desert. He will not be searching for happiness as if it were a collar button that has rolled under the radiator. He will not be striving for it as a goal in itself. He will have become aware that he is happy in the course of living life twenty-four crowded hours of the day.” – W. Beran Wolfe

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

“Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it.” – Lou Holtz

“True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self.” – Joseph Addison

“Happiness? That’s nothing more than health and a poor memory.” – Albert Schweitzer

Happiness quotes Happiness is an accident of nature Aylake
Happiness is an accident of nature

“Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world.” – Orhan Pamuk

“Happiness is the resultant of the relative strengths of positive and negative feelings rather than an absolute amount of one or the other.” – Norman Bradburn

“Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration.” – Pat Conroy

“Happiness is the natural flower of duty.” – Phillips Brooks

“It’s the moments that I stopped just to be, rather than do, that have given me true happiness.” –  Sir Richard Branson

Happiness quotes People are unhappy when they get something too easily Aylake
People are unhappy when they get something too easily

“So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?” –  Hunter S. Thompson

“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” – Chuck Palahniuk

“People are unhappy when they get something too easily. You have to sweat – that’s the only moral they know.” – Dany Laferrière

“The greatest secret to happiness and peace is letting every life situation be what it is, instead of what you think it should be. Then, make the very best of it.” – Thibaut

“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” – Andrew Carnegie