Great happiness quotes and quotes about happiness that can inspire you

Great and amazing 99 happiness quotes and sayings that can inspire you

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1.
“Happiness arises in a state of peace, not of tumult.” ― Ann Radcliffe


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“The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star. ”― Anthelme Brillat-Savarin


3.
“Happiness depends upon ourselves. ”― Aristotle


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


5.
“Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand. ”― Baruch Spinoza


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“Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.” ― Benjamin Franklin


7.
“All I can say about life is, Oh God, enjoy it!” ― Bob Newhart


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“The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it.” ― C. P. Snow


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“Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.” ― Christopher Morley


10.
“Man is the artificer of his own happiness. ”― Henry David Thoreau


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“If we cannot live so as to be happy, let us least live so as to deserve it.” ―Immanuel Hermann Fichte

 

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“All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within.” — Horace Friess


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“The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” — Allan K. Chalmers

 

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“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

 

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


 
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“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 which has been opened for us.” — Helen Keller


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

 

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“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

 

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“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


 
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“There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.” — Robert Louis Stevenson


 
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“Health is not just the absence of a disease. It’s an inner joyfulness that should be ours all the time; a state of positive well-being.” — Deepak Chopra


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“The really happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery when on a detour.” — Unknown


23.
“Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” — Margaret Lee Runbeck


24.
“Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.” — Anon


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“When I meet people from other cultures I know that they too want happiness and do not want suffering, this allows me to see them as brothers and sisters.” — H.H. the Dalai Lama


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“Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.” — William Makepeace Thackeray


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“Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.”– Jacques Prevert

 

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“All sanity depends on this: that it should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh.”– Doris Lessing


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“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


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“It’s not how much we have, but how much we enjoy that makes happiness.”– Unknown


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“To live long and achieve happiness, cultivate the art of radiating happiness.”– Malcolm Forbes


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“Happiness is really a deep harmonious inner satisfaction and approval.” — Francis Wilshire


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“Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.” – – Joseph W. Krutch

 
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“A person will be called to account on Judgement Day for every permissible thing he might have enjoyed but did not.” — Talmud


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“A business is successful to the extent that it provides a product or service that contributes to happiness in all of its forms.” — Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


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“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” — Wayne Dyer


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“A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.” — Helen Keller


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“Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”– Norman Vincent Peale


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“Happy is the man who can endure the highest and lowest fortune. He who has endured such vicissitudes with equanimity has deprived misfortune of its power.” — Seneca


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


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


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“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.” — Joseph Addison


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

 

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“Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don’t set any condition.” — Arthur Rubinstein


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“Like swimming, riding, writing, or playing golf, happiness can be learned.” — Boris Sokoloff


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“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.” — W Wolfe


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“Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower, and draws all good things toward you.” — Maharishi Mahesh Yogi


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“The happiness of society is the end of government.” — John Adams


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“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

 

50.
“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” — Arthur Rubinstein 


51.
“We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same.” — Carlos Castaneda


52.
“I believe… that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.” — Thomas Jefferson

 

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“I care less about the gross national product and more about the gross national happiness.” — King of Bhutan

 

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

 

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“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.” — Dale Carnegie

 

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

 

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“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” — Harold Whitman

 

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“The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another’s keeping.” – Claudius Claudianus

 

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“To live happily is an inward power of the soul.” ― Aristotle

 

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“Happiness is spiritual, born of Truth and Love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it. ”― Mary Baker Eddy


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“Take care of yourself. Good health is everyone's major source of wealth. Without it, happiness is almost impossible.” ― Unknown
 

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“Happiness is not having what you want. It is wanting what you have.” ― Unknown


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“All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.” ― Lord Byron


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“Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.” ― Anon


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“The world of those who are happy is different from the world of those who are not. ”― Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

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“Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.” ― Alice Meynell
 
 

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“The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved — loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” ― Victor Hugo


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“Everything exists in limited quantity – especially happiness.” ― Picasso


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“The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved – loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”  ― Victor Hugo 


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


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“Happiness is not in our circumstance but in ourselves. It is not something we see, like a rainbow, or feel, like the heat of a fire. Happiness is something we are.” ― John B. Sheerin


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“Think of all the beauty thats still left in and around you and be happy! ” ― Anne Frank

 
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“Happiness is enhanced by others but does not depend upon others.” ― Anon


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“Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.” ― Anon


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“Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead.”― Scottish Proverb


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


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“I can only think of one thing greater than being happy and that is to help another to be happy, too.” ― Jim Thomson
 

 
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“They seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods.” ― Edith Wharton


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“To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance. ”― Buddha


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“The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” ― Allan K. Chalmers


81.
“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” ― Benjamin Disraeli


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

 83.
“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” ― Aristotle


84.
“Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.” ― St. Augustine


85.
“You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.” ― Albert Camus

  

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“A great obstacle to happiness is to anticipate too great a happiness.” ― Fontenelle


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“What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree.” ― Sigmund Freud


88.
“No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.” ― Thomas Fuller


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“We are long before we are convinced that happiness is never to be found, and each believes it possessed by others, to keep alive the hope of obtaining it for himself.” ― Samuel Johnson


90.
“There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one—keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.” ― Mark Twain


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“Happiness is a warm puppy.” ― Charles Schulz
 

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“When I meet people from other cultures I know that they too want happiness and do not want suffering, this allows me to see them as brothers and sisters. ”― Dalai Lama 


93.
“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. ”― Ben Franklin


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“Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed by preparation. Foolish preparation?” ― Jane Austen


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“Remember that happiness is a way of travel — not a destination. ― ”Roy M. Goodman


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

 
97.
“Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. ”― William Makepeace Thackeray


98.
“Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.” ― Aristotle


99.
“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. ”― Mark Twain

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