60+ Famous Happiness Quotes for Being Happier

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Best quotes about happiness

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. - Albert Einstein

There is no path to happiness; happiness is the path. - Buddha

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

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

Be healthy and take care of yourself, but be happy with the beautiful things that make you, you. - Beyonce

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

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

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

Happiness is not trying or finding, it’s deciding. - unknown

Being happy is the greatest form of success. - unknown

quotes about life and happiness

The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything. - Frank Sinatra

Happiness is a journey, not a destination. - Buddha

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

If you have only one smile in you give it to the people you love. - Maya Angelou

Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands. - Roy T. Bennett

Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want. - Alan Cohen

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. - Ludwig Jacobowski

Happiness is only real when shared. - unknown

No medicine cures what happiness cannot. - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. - Soren Kierkegaard

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If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present. - Roy T. Bennett

Happiness is good health and a bad memory. - Ingrid Bergman

If you want to be happy, be. - Leo Tolstoy

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

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

Happiness is an inside job. - William Arthur Ward

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. - Socrates

Happiness comes in waves. It will find you again. - unknown

My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. - Forrest Gump

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened. - Dr. Seuss

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inspirational quotes about life and happiness

Happiness is a direction, not a place. - Sydney J. Harris

When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars. - unknown

The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. - Bette Midler

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. - Marcus Aurelius

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action. - William James

My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations. - Michael J. Fox

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. - Mark Twain

The thing everyone should realize is that the key to happiness is being happy by yourself and for yourself. - Ellen DeGeneres

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

famous happiness quotes

The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. - Henry Ward Beecher

Stop comparing yourself to other people, just choose to be happy and live your own life. - Roy T. Bennett

You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes. - Lauren Oliver

Stop being busy. Start being present. - Maxime Lagace

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination. - Roy Goodman

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. - Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness is the secret to all beauty. There is no beauty without happiness. - Christian Dior

Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it. - Bernard Meltzer

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them. - Steve Maraboli

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. - Jonathan Safran Foer

best quotes about happiness

Happiness does not lead to gratitude. Gratitude leads to happiness. - David Steindl-Rast

Remember this, that very little is needed to make a happy life. - Marcus Aurelius

The best way to predict your future is to create it. -  Abraham Lincoln

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

The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage. - Carrie Jones

Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy. - Gretta Brooker Palmer

You can’t buy happiness but you can buy ice cream. And that’s kind of the same thing. - unknown

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. - Omar Khayyam

Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens. - Andy Rooney

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. - Thich Nhat Hanh

Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind. - Daphne Du Maurier

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

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. - Carl Sandburg