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Happiness Quotes

Happiness is what your heart beats for. It’s what matters most to a human being. In fact, if you are willing to look at this way, the end objective of efforts put into realizing any dream is to get to an unlimited supply of happiness. Happiness, cheerfulness and joy in general are what help add much needed meaning to life. If you believe lacks happiness and good cheer, go right ahead and do everything that it may take to fill up your life with happiness. Read on for a handpicked supply of famous gladness quotations and sayings.

My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother's voice and smile.

My greatest beauty secret is being happy with myself. I don't use special creams or treatments - I'll use a little bit of everything. It's a mistake to think you are what you put on yourself. I believe that a lot of how you look is to do with how you feel about yourself and your life. Happiness is the greatest beauty secret.

George Foreman

It's great to reminisce about good memories of my past. It was enjoyable when it was today. So learning to enjoy today has two benefits: it gives me happiness right now, and it becomes a good memory later.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.

Victor Hugo

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Groucho Marx

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.

Rita Mae Brown

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.

Terri Guillemets

I love my father as the stars - he's a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.

Jon Jones

Just staying healthy, that is true wealth and true happiness.

Julia Roberts

You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness.

I think most of us are raised with preconceived notions of the choices we're supposed to make. We waste so much time making decisions based on someone else's idea of our happiness - what will make you a good citizen or a good wife or daughter or actress. Nobody says, 'Just be happy - go be a cobbler or go live with goats.'

In the end, you're trying to find God. That's the result of not being satisfied. And it doesn't matter how much money, or property, or whatever you've got, unless you're happy in your heart, then that's it. And unfortunately, you can never gain perfect happiness unless you've got that state of consciousness that enables that.

Lana Del Rey

I used to wonder if it was God's plan that I should be alone for so much of my life. But I found peace. I found happiness within people and the world.

Life God Lonliness
Gautama Buddha

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.

Dalai Lama

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Willingness to compromise with others’ ways of living and cooperation in common tasks, these make living happy and fruitful.

Walter Scott

Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.

Epictetus

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

Omar Khayyam

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Eric Hoffer

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.

Princess Margaret

I am deeply grateful for the concern of all those who constantly prayed for my happiness.

Michael J. Fox

My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.

Acceptance
Kim Jong-un

Science and technology are a propellant for building a thriving country, and the happiness of the people and the future of the country hinge on their development.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.

George Burns

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

Gertrude Stein

Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping.

William Morris

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

Dale Carnegie

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.

Albert Schweitzer

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

Anatole France

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Before we set our hearts too much upon anything, let us examine how happy they are, who already possess it.

Shah Rukh Khan

Everyone has their own way of expressing happiness.

Rakul Preet Singh

For me, fitness is not just about hitting the gym; it is also about an inner happiness and an overall well-being.

Cate Blanchett

Happiness is fleeting - I think that's the main lesson I have learned.

Adam Smith

Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.

William S. Burroughs

Happiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict; those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.

Hermann Hesse

Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

Thomas Merton

Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ.

Kin Hubbard

It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.

Nicole Kidman

When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.

Nicki Minaj

So, my happiness doesn't come from money or fame. My happiness comes from seeing life without struggle.

Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.

Life Achievement Truthfulness
Marcus Aurelius

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.

C. S. Lewis

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

Lord Byron

All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a Twin.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.

John Stuart Mill

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.

Albert Schweitzer

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

Love Success Success
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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

Tom Holland

If I can bring happiness to people all around the world, then I will try my best to do so.

Mel Gibson

The thing we're all looking for is happiness, and if we achieve just a modicum of that or even a little piece of serenity even for five minutes a day, we're very lucky.

Luck

It's good to be happy and tell us how cool your life is and how awesome you are on social media. That's great because it inspires other people to be happy, too. But a lot of times, people are trying to be happy in the wrong ways - with money or with different things that are not true happiness.

Richard Gere

The drive for happiness is vital; it's what keeps us in motion.

Kareena Kapoor Khan

Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith.

Albert Camus

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.

Soren Kierkegaard

A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Chuck Palahniuk

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.

Dale Carnegie

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Success Success
Thomas Merton

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.

Joseph Addison

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Henry Ward Beecher

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.

Valerie Bertinelli

Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether you let it affect you or not.

Aristotle

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

Dalai Lama

It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.

C. S. Lewis

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

Charles Kingsley

All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Beyonce Knowles

Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness.

There are two things that give me perfect happiness - doing the perfect shot and travelling. I get stressed, really stressed by the fact that there is just so much to see and I am not going to live long enough to visit all the places I want to.

Wayne Gretzky

Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.

Success Success
Susan B. Anthony

Independence is happiness.

Alice Walker

Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.

Joseph Addison

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.

Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

Kanye West

I refuse to accept other people's ideas of happiness for me. As if there's a 'one size fits all' standard for happiness.

Brad Pitt

Happiness is overrated. There has to be conflict in life.

I've realized through the years that I just find happiness in other things, whether it's my dogs or my friends or, like, looking at the sunset. So if I were to wish for something else, it would just to be happy all the time, to have a superpower of not letting things affect me, and to be true to who I am, always.

Sunset Time
Frank Sinatra

A man doesn't know what happiness is until he's married. By then, it's too late.

Emily Blunt

When you're in love, you're so happy that you want to tell people about it. But now I have to censor myself. You need to protect the happiness you have.

The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.

Prison Virtues
Denis Waitley

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

William Lyon Phelps

If happiness truly consisted in physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow.

David Lee Roth

Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.

What I think is so amazing about having everything, and feeling like I have everything, is that I don't really find happiness within materialistic things. Like, it's cool if I can buy myself a new car, and I think it's amazing for a week, but then the thrill is over, and I'm like, 'Oh, so I guess that wasn't really happiness.'

Caitlyn Jenner

Gamble, cheat, lie, and steal. Let me explain: Gamble for your best shot in life - dare to take risks. Cheat those who would have you be less than you are. Lie in the arms of those you love. And finally, steal every moment of happiness.

Denzel Washington

My faith helps me understand that circumstances don't dictate my happiness, my inner peace.

Zoe Saldana

Happiness is nothing but temporary moments here and there - and I love those. But I would be bored out of my mind if I were happy all the time.

Oscar Wilde

Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.

Benjamin Disraeli

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

Action

A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.

Lily James

I think I feel most like a princess when I'm sort of bursting with happiness and love, so whether that would be, like, with my boyfriend or my family or at a really fun party - just when you're full of life.

Queen Victoria

I think people really marry far too much; it is such a lottery after all, and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness.

When you're in the public eye, we all feel like we're constantly observed, so we don't let things out. Anger, sadness, happiness - when does that come out? Maybe when you're in traffic, because you're in the safety of your little metallic bubble.

Dalai Lama

Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.

George Burns

Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman - or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

Thomas Merton

When ambition ends, happiness begins.