Collection of the best 60 happiness quotes that can brighten your day and make you feel better

Collection of the best 60 happiness quotes that can brighten your day and make you feel better

happiness quotes

1.
“A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is.”  ~Seneca


2.
“One filled with joy preaches without preaching.”  ~Mother Teresa


3.
“Misery is almost always the result of thinking. ” ~Joseph Joubert


4.
“My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.”  ~Thornton Wilder


5.
“Be happy. It’s one way of being wise. ” ~Colette


6.
“Whatever you set aside to seek happiness, remember where you put it. ” ~Robert Brault 


7.
“Precisely the least, the softest, lightest, a lizard’s rustling, a breath, a flash, a moment – a little makes the way of the best happiness.”  ~Friedrich Nietzsche


8.
“The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness. ” ~William Saroyan


9.
“People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. ” ~Anton Chekhov


10.
“Happiness is an inside job.”  ~William Arthur Ward


11.
“Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.”  ~Douglas Jerrold


12.
“Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.”  ~Don Herold


13.
“If you are not happy here and now, you never will be. ~Taisen Deshimaru


14.
“It is strange what a contempt men have for the joys that are offered them freely. ” ~Georges Duhamel


 
15.
“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


16.
“There is no expert on what happiness is but many on what it might have been. ” ~Robert Brault 

  

17.
“Happiness is a function of accepting what is.”  ~Werner Erhard


18.
“If you flatter yourself properly you will be better able to enjoy yourself. Stretch your joy so that others enjoy you too.”  ~Willis Goth Regier 
 

19.
“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


20.
“Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by. ” ~Carl Sandburg


21.
“We never give up wanting things for ourselves, but there comes a day when what we want for ourselves is someone else’s happiness. ” ~Robert Brault 


22.
“Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind. ” ~John Stuart Mill 

 
 
23.
“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. ” ~Joseph Addison


24.
“Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks. ” ~Samuel Johnson


25.
“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. ” ~Freya Stark 


26.
“Considering the way the world is, one happy day is almost a miracle.”  ~Paulo Coelho


27.
“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. ” ~Robert Brault 


28.
“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


29.
“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


30.
“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.”  ~Albert Camus 


31.
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”  ~Mahatma Gandhi


 
32.
“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


33.
“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 


34.
“Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.”  ~Don Marquis
 

35.
“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”  ~Robert Brault 


36.
“When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse. ” ~Sophocles


37.
“One day you just say "To heck with it," and you go looking for trouble, and you find happiness.”  ~Robert Brault 

 

38.
“Many things can make you miserable for weeks; few can bring you a whole day of happiness. ” ~Mignon McLaughlin 


39.
“Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit. ” ~Hosea Ballou


40.
“I don't think most people want to be unhappy. It's just something they've gotten good at.”  ~Robert Brault 
 

41.
“To be obliged to beg our daily happiness from others bespeaks a more lamentable poverty than that of him who begs his daily bread.”  ~Charles Caleb Colton


 
42.
“Happiness pulses with every beat of my heart.”  ~Terri Guillemets


43.
“Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom.”  ~Benjamin Franklin


44.
“The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. ” ~Epictetus


45.
“Gather the crumbs of happiness and they will make you a loaf of contentment. ” ~Author Unknown


46.
“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


47.
“Happiness is the natural flower of duty.”  ~Phillips Brooks


48.
“But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? ” ~Albert Camus


49.
“Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.”  ~Thomas Jefferson


 
50.
“You need to learn to be happy by nature, because you’ll seldom have the chance to be happy by circumstance. ” ~Lavetta Sue Wegman


51.
“It is a comely fashion to be glad; Joy is the grace we say to God.”  ~Jean Ingelow


 
52.
“Find a place where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”  ~Joseph Campbell

 

53.
“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


54.
“Looking back on a happy life, one realizes that one was not happy all the time.”  ~Robert Brault 


55.
“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


56.
“Cheerfulness is the very flower of health. ” ~Proverb
 

57.
“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. ” ~William Morris


58.
“If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.”  ~Josh Billings


59.
“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


60.
“Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.”  ~Johnny Carson

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