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691 Greatest Quotes About Happiness


To be of use to the world is the only way to be happy. Hans Christian Andersen
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. George Washington
Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one's wife alone. Guru Nanak
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying. Langston Hughes
Haters are confused admirers who can’t understand why everybody else likes you. Paulo Coelho
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared. Montesquieu
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy. Wayne Gretzky
Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy. Deepak Chopra
If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal. Paulo Coelho
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion. Karl Marx
A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships. Helen Keller
The only reason why you are unhappy is because you are trying to be happy. Jaggi Vasudev
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. Thomas Merton
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. Andrew Carnegie
A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness. John Keats
Letting everyone down would be my greatest unhappiness. Marie Antoinette
Fame had brought me so much unhappiness. Brigitte Bardot
If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires. Epicurus
Once you're truly happy with yourself alone, that's when you are safe to find the right person to spend the rest of your life with. Tyler Perry
To be happy we must not be too concerned with others. Albert Camus
The hardest thing about depression is that it is addictive. It begins to feel uncomfortable not to be depressed. You feel guilty for feeling happy. Pete Wentz
My unhappiness protects me from life. Orhan Pamuk
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child. Maria Montessori
You changed my life. You changed my ways. I don't even recognize myself these days. It must be a reflection of you, only you. Keith Urban
It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else. Arthur Schopenhauer
You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. Jonathan Safran Foer
I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do. John Muir
The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach
I'm on the pursuit of happiness, and I know, Everything that shine ain't always gonna be gold, Hey, I'll be fine once I get it, I'll be good... Kid Cudi
Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse. Adam Smith
You can make yourself happy or miserable - it's the same amount of effort. Ray Bradbury
One has to spend many years in learning how to be happy. George Eliot
It wasn't about being happy or unhappy. I just didn't want to be me anymore. Sarah Dessen
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khayyam
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. Ernest Hemingway
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
In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play. Friedrich Nietzsche
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness. Thomas Jefferson
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. Deepak Chopra
Whatever has happened to you in your past has no power over this present moment, because life is now. Oprah Winfrey
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. Marcus Aurelius
The ultimate goal of all goals is to be happy. If you want to be happy make someone else happy. Deepak Chopra
Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily. Paulo Coelho
Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you. Deepak Chopra
We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery. Charlie Chaplin
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
If you can do what you do best and be happy, you're further along in life than most people. Leonardo DiCaprio
Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action. William James
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness. Charles Spurgeon
The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself. Ernest Hemingway