Happiness Quotes

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
~ Albert Camus

No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.
~ Barbara De Angelis

Not what you have, but what you see; Not what you see, but what you choose; Not what seems fair, but what is true; Not what you dream, but what you do; Not what you take, but what you give; Not as you pray, but as you live. These are the things that mar or bless The sum of human happiness.
~ Source Unknown

Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.
~ Dale Carnegie

Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don’t put off being happy until some future date.
~ Dale Carnegie

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

Happiness is an inner state of well being. A state of well being enables you to profit from your highest: thoughts, wisdom, intelligence, common sense, emotions, health, and spiritual values in your life.
~ Lionel Ketchian

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

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
~ Hugh Downs

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

Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
~ George Santayana

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, And the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
~ Buddha

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
~ The Countess of Blessington

By all means marry: If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
~ Socrates

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.
~ Albert Camus

Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.
~ John Lubbock

Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.
~ Mildred Barthel

He who sings frightens away his ills.
~ Cervantes

The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
~ Victor Hugo

Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get.
~ Bernard Meltzer

Act happy, feel happy, be happy, without a reason in the world. Then you can love, and do what you will.
~ Dan Millman

Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have.
~ Doris Mortman

People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within.
~ Ramona L. Anderson

The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.
~ Martha Washington

Happiness is a Swedish sunset — it is there for all, but most of us look the other way and lose it.
~ Mark Twain

What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
~ Leo Buscaglia

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
~ James Oppenheim

All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within.
~ Horace Friess

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
~ Helen Keller