Happiness Quotes

Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.

Alice Meynell

It is impossible for a man to be made happy by putting him in a happy place, unless he be first in a happy state.

Benjamin Whichcote

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

Sidonie Gabrielle

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert Heinlein

Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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 comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.

Storm Jameson

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

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

Unknown

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence

Aristotle

Don't rely on someone else for your happiness and self worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can't love and respect yourself - no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are - completely; the good and the bad - and make changes as YOU see fit - not because you think someone else wants you to be different.

Unknown

Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.

Unknown

Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him

Marguerite Duras

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

He who depends on himself will attain the greatest happiness.

Chinese Proverbs

Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing

Napoleon Hill

Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation

Unknown

Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient

Aristotle

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually

Stephen R. Covey

Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.

G. K. Chesterton

The happiness of too many days is often destroyed by trying to accomplish too much in one day. We would do well to follow a common rule for our daily lives - DO LESS, AND DO IT BETTER.

Dale E. Turner

True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence on the future; not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears, but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is abundantly sufficient

Seneca

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.

Carl Sandburg

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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