100+ Happiness Quotes & Sayings

100+ Happiness Quotes & Sayings


Happiness is not a destination, but it is the journey which can be experienced in each moment of life. The choice of one’s source of happiness is always in their hands.

We've collected the Best Happiness Quotes of the most inspiring, touching and helpful thoughts from the past on happiness.

The secret of happiness is not doing what we like but in liking what we do.

J.M. Coetzee

We've got everything we need right here, and everything we need is enough.

Jack Johnson

The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

I'm choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I'm making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Talking about someone who makes you happy actually makes you happy.

Elizabeth Scott

Laugh, and the world laughs with you;Weep, and you weep alone;For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,But has trouble enough of its own.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

Ellen DeGeneres

We are one of those couples i used to watch, thinking to myself that I'd never be on the inside of something so special. I remember reassuring myself that it probably looked nicer than it actually was, I am happy to be wrong about that.

Emily Giffin

Exactly. How can you know it makes you happy if you’ve never experienced it?There are different kinds of happy, she said. Some kinds don’t need any proof.

Jennifer E. Smith

I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes

Jeremy Aldana

In the midst of happiness or despairin sorrow or in joyin pleasure or in pain:Do what is right and you will be at peace.

Jess Rothenberg

I'll never wake up in a good mood again.I'm tired of these stinky boots

Jim Morrison

A thing of beauty is a joy forever.

John Keats

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

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


Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.


Of all the means to insure happiness throughout the whole life, by far the most important is the acquisition of friends.


The greatest gift you can ever give another person is your own happiness

Esther Hicks

Anne was always glad in the happiness of her friends; but it is sometimes a little lonely to be surrounded everywhere by happiness that is not your own.

L.M. Montgomery

It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.

L.M. Montgomery

Memory is the happiness of being alone.

Lois Lowry

It's a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.

Lucille Ball

Later she remembered all the hours of the afternoon as happy -- one of those uneventful times that seem at the moment only a link between past and future pleasure, but turn out to have been the pleasure itself.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Mara, that's the life I want to give you. That's what I'm offering you. I want to fill you life with color and warmth. I want to fill it with light. Give me a chance

Francine Rivers

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

 inspirational quotes - Image for quote : The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.

The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.

Friedrich Nietzsche

My God, a moment of bliss. Why, isn't that enough for a whole lifetime?

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn't calculate his happiness.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

No medicine cures what happiness cannot.

Gabriel García Márquez

All who joy would winMust share it -- Happiness was born a twin.

George Gordon Byron

One is happy as a result of one's own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience.

George Sand

Point me out the happy man and I will point you out either extreme egotism, selfishness, evil -- or else an absolute ignorance.

Graham Greene

Sometimes you break your heart in the right way, if you know what I mean.

Gregory David Roberts

Happiness is a myth. It was invented to make us buy new things.

Gregory David Roberts

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.

Mark Twain

The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.

Martha Washington

Laughter is more than just a pleasurable activity...When people laugh together, they tend to talk and touch more and to make eye contact more frequently.

Gretchen Rubin

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.

Groucho Marx

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

Gustave Flaubert

With my eyes closed, I would touch a familiar book and draw its fragrance deep inside me. This was enough to make me happy.

Haruki Murakami

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