Best 150 Happiness Quotes That Will Make You Happy, Joyful and Wise

Happiness Quotes

The purpose of life is to be happy, isn’t it? Every person is putting efforts to be happy. Happiness is a very wider spectrum. The following happiness quotes do share interesting, funny, cute, joyful and wise information. After you’ve gone through, make sure to share your favorite one with your friends, family members and community on social media. Let’s make world a more happier place.

Happiness quotes

1. The happy have whole days. – Colley Cibber

2. Happiness is an inside job. – William Arthur Ward

3. Happiness is a form of courage. – Holbrook Jackson

4. Make us happy and you make us good. – Robert Browning

5. Happiness is only real when shared. – Jon Krakauer

6. Be happy. It’s one way of being wise. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

7. Happiness is a direction, not a place. – Sydney J. Harris

8. Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon. – A. A. Milne

9. Live with the objective of being happy. – Anne Frank

10. No medicine cures what happiness cannot. – Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

11. A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is. – Seneca the Younger

12. Whoever is happy will make others happy. – Anne Frank

13. The purpose of our lives is to be happy. – Dalai Lama

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

15. Happiness is a function of accepting what is. – Werner Erhard

16. It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. – Berkeley Breathed

17. No man is happy who does not think himself so. – Marcus Aurelius

18. One filled with joy preaches without preaching. – Mother Teresa

19. There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness. – Maria Mitchell

20. Misery is almost always the result of thinking. – Joseph Joubert

21. Let us be grateful to people who make us happy. – Marcel Proust

22. Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness. – Bertrand Russell

23. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. – Mother Teresa

24. Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results. – Denis Waitley

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

26. If you are not happy here and now, you never will be. – Taisen Deshimaru

27. To be happy we must not be too concerned with others. – Albert Camus

28. So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some. – Booth Tarkington

29. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Albert Schweitzer

30. Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned or worn. – Denis Waitley

31. The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom. – Arthur Schopenhauer

32. We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier. – Walter Savage Landor

33. Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination. – Immanuel Kant

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

35. Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness. – Don Marquis

36. Remember that very little is needed to make a happy life. – Marcus Aurelius

37. Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind. – Thomas Jefferson

38. If you believe in what you’re doing, you’ll be successful. – Connie Sellecca

39. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness. – Carl Jung

40. Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. – Anne Frank

41. Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so. – John Stuart Mill

42. My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy. – William Shakespeare

43. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it. – Groucho Marx

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

45. Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. – Oscar Wilde

46. Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness. – Ayn Rand

47. A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature. – Seneca the Elder

48. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. – Albert Camus

49. An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves. – Lydia M. Child

50. Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important. – Janet Lane-Claypon

51. If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time. – Edith Wharton

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52. What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

53. It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy. – Lucille Ball

54. Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. – Dale Carnegie

55. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill

56. The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. – Eric Hoffer

57. You cannot always have happiness, but you can always give happiness. – Alyson Noel

58. Victory is not the absence of problems, it is the presence of power. – Joyce Meye

59. Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own. – Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi

60. People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. – Anton Chekhov

61. Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success. – Herman Cain

62. The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. – Mark Twain

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

64. Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. – John Barrymore

65. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost. – Dalai Lama

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

67. Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it. – Don Herold

68. He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has. – Henry Ward Beecher

69. Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. – John Lennon

70. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

71. Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. – John Lennon

72. Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. – Jim Rohn

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

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

75. We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed. – Jean de la Bruyere

76. Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. – Guillaume Apollinaire

77. I am still determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may be. – Martha Washington

78. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. – Mahatma Gandhi

79. Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. – Benjamin Disraeli

80. To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness. – Bertrand Russell

81. It is strange what a contempt men have for the joys that are offered them freely. – Georges Duhamel

82. Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have. – Gautama Buddha

83. I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. – J. D. Salinger

84. The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. – James Oppenheim

85. There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction. – Salvador Dali

86. Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another. – Ambrose Bierce

87. No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy. – Thomas Fuller

88. But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? – Albert Camu

89. Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens. – Douglas William Jerrold

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

91. The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does. – James M. Barrie

92. Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible. – Saint Augustine

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93. The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters. – Audrey Hepburn

94. Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. – Steve Maraboli

95. Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will. – Jonathan Edwards

96. It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man. – Benjamin Franklin

97. Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys. – Christian Nestell Bovee

98. It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed. – Kin Hubbard

99. When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content. – Niccolo Machiavelli

100. There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. – Freya Stark

101. The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment. – Doug Larson

102. Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence. – Aristotle

103. It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. – Agnes Repplier

104. We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it. – Mignon McLaughlin

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

106. Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. – Marcus Aurelius

107. Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. – Helen Keller

108. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. – Dalai Lama

109. The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it. – C.P. Snow

110. Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open. – Rose Wilder Lane

111. Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy. – Bertrand Russell

112. Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared. – Gautama Buddha

113. Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. – Nhat Hanh

114. Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change. – Bertrand Russell

115. No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right. – Helen Keller

116. Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think. – Dale Carnegie

117. 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

118. The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so. – William Ralph Inge

119. Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

120. The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not. – George Bernard Shaw

121. The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us. – Ashley Montagu

122. We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. – George Bernard Shaw

123. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else. – Confucius

124. We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them. – Carl Jung

125. Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks. – Samuel Johnson

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126. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. – Mark Twain

127. 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

128. There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one – keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy. – Mark Twain

129. The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. – Benjamin Franklin

130. Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. – Groucho Marx

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

132. Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing. – George A. Sheehan

133. Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Norman MacEwen

134. Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections. – Gerard Way

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

136. Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. – Robertson Davies

137. Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. – Steve Maraboli

138. 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

139. My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right? – Charles M. Schulz

140. 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

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

142. 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

143. 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

144. Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. – Iris Murdoch

145. If you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness. – Robertson Davies

146. People take different roads seeking fulfilment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

147. Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. – Helen Keller

148. And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is. – Kurt Vonnegut

149. 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

150. The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. – Ernest Dimnet

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