239 Happiness Quotes on Joyful Way of Living

 

101.

“Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.”
― Hafez

102.

“There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.”
― Jodi Picoult

103.

“Is anyone anywhere happy?”
― Sylvia Plath

104.

“There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. It’s just a waste of perfectly good happiness.”
― Katerina Stoykova Klemer

105.

“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.”
― Ben Carson

106.

“But maybe happiness isn’t in the choosing. Maybe it’s in the fiction, in the pretending: that wherever we have ended up is where we intended to be all along.”
― Lauren Oliver

107.

“Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You’ll definitely be happier.”
― Simone Elkeles

108.

“It is a happiness to wonder; – it is a happiness to dream.”
― Edgar Allan Poe

109.

“It is impossible to build one’s own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings.”
― Daisaku Ikeda

110.

“You must be the best judge of your own happiness.”
― Jane Austen

111.

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”
― Andy Rooney

112.

“I don’t know what good it is to know so much and be smart as whips and all if it doesn’t make you happy.”
― J.D. Salinger

113.

“It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.”
― Lucille Ball

114.

“Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.”
― Aldous Huxley

115.

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

116.

“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”
― James M. Barrie

117.

“To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.”
― Gustave Flaubert

118.

“Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.”
― Leo Tolstoy

119.

“So he tasted the deep pain that is reserved only for the strong, just as he had tasted for a little while the deep happiness.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald

120.

“Can a person steal happiness? Or is just another internal, infernal human trick?”
― Markus Zusak

 

 

121.

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

122.

“I am not good at noticing when I’m happy, except in retrospect.”
― Tana French

123.

“Right in this moment, I can’t even remember what unhappy feels like.”
― Maggie Stiefvater

124.

“Happiness depends on being free, and freedom depends on being courageous.”
― Thucydides

125.

“There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious. It is too good to waste on jokes.”
― C.S. Lewis

126.

“Happiness is part of who we are. Joy is the feeling.”
― Tony DeLiso

127.

“I shall take the heart. For brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world.”
― L. Frank Baum

128.

“For those who are poor in happiness, each time is a first time; happiness never becomes a habit.”
― Marilyn Monroe

129.

“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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130.

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

131.

“Happiness is the object and design of our existence; and will be the end thereof, if we pursue the path that leads to it; and this path is virtue, uprightness, faithfulness, holiness, and keeping all the commandments of God.”
― Joseph Smith Jr.

132.

“In the end, the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of even greater importance.”
― Dieter F. Uchtdorf

133.

“A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.”
― Jane Austen

134.

“I may never be happy, but tonight I am content.”
― Sylvia Plath

135.

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

136.

“It is almost as if happiness is an acquired taste, like coconut cordial or ceviche, to which you can eventually become accustomed, but despair is something surprising each time you encounter it.”
― Lemony Snicket

137.

“Why should we build our happiness on the opinions of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?”
― Jean-Jacques Rousseau

138.

“Happiness is a state of activity.”
― Aristotle

139.

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

140.

“Do not look for happiness outside yourself. The awakened seek happiness inside.”
― Petar Dunov

141.

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

142.

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

143.

“Of all the means to ensure happiness throughout the whole life, by far the most important is the acquisition of friends.”
― Epicurus

144.

“I do not think we have a “right” to happiness. If happiness happens, say thanks.”
― Marlene Dietrich

145.

“We have to go. I’m almost happy here.”
― Orson Scott Card

146.

“Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice.”
― Stephen R. Covey

147.

“Remember, happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.”
― Dale Carnegie

148.

“Even in Siberia there is happiness.”
― Anton Chekhov

149.

“Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.”
― Ramana Maharshi

150.

“That is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great. When it comes to one, it comes as naturally as sleep.”
― Willa Cather

 

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