Happy Quote of The Day – 365 Powerfully Happy Quotes

A happy quote for each day of the year is the perfect start to the day, a great way to cheer someone else up and can be the motivation we all need some mornings.

Happiness is a choice and with the right mindset, we can choose to be happy every day, no matter what life throws our way. Just one of the many tools we can use to inspire this happiness mindset is through the power of words.

The following quotes all inspire positive vibes and remind us to focus on feelings of gratitude, being present, embracing our desires and talents in order to ‘find’ happiness everyday within ourselves.

Happy Quote of the Day

Happy Quote of The Day


“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” Marcus Aurelius


“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” Omar Khayyam


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


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


“Happiness can exist only in acceptance.” George Orwell


“Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.” Ayn Rand


“Happiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.” Saul Bellow


“Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.” Anatole France


“Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.” Sophocles


“Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.” Hosea Ballou


“Happiness seems made to be shared.” Pierre Corneille


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


“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


“Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.” Alexandre Dumas


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


“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.” Thomas Merton


“Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.” Jose Marti


“True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.” Ben Jonson


“Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.” Alice Walker


“All who joy would win must share it. Happiness was born a twin.” Lord Byron


“Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.” Albert Schweitzer


“True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.” Seneca


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


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


“Happiness is good health and a bad memory.” Ingrid Bergman


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


“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


“Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted.” Deepak Chopra


“Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.” Ovid


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


“Money can’t buy happiness, but it can make you awfully comfortable while you’re being miserable.” Clare Boothe Luce


“The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.” Baruch Spinoza


“Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.” David Lee Roth


“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.” Thomas Jefferson


“You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.” Julia Roberts


“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


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


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


“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” Dalai Lama


“Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one’s identity as a being of worth and dignity.” Rollo May


“Happiness is a direction, not a place.” Sydney J. Harris


“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Abraham Lincoln


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


“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” Chuck Palahniuk


“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” Benjamin Franklin


“Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.”              Robert Green Ingersoll


“Happiness is hard to recall. It’s just a glow.” Frank McCourt


“It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.” Kin Hubbard


“A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.” Bil Keane


“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


“Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.”  Zhuangzi


“The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.” Robert Baden-Powell


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


“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.” Helen Keller


“Happiness isn’t something you experience; it’s something you remember.” Oscar Levant


“Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.” William E. Gladstone


“Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions; it is governed by our mental attitude.” Dale Carnegie


“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.” Rita Mae Brown


“An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.” Lydia M. Child


“The U. S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.” Benjamin Franklin


“Happiness… consists in giving, and in serving others.” Henry Drummond


“Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it.” Bernard Meltzer


“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.” Arthur Schopenhauer


“Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.” Linus Pauling


“Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye.” Austin O’Malley


“Happiness is no laughing matter.” Richard Whately


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


“Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.” Dennis Prager


“Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!” Lawrence G. Lovasik


“Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.” Dalai Lama


“If you want to be happy, be.” Leo Tolstoy


“Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” Denis Waitley


“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” Aristotle


“Happiness is having a scratch for every itch.” Ogden Nash


“But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?” Albert Camus


“If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world.” David Brainerd


“All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.” Baruch Spinoza


“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.”              Martha Washington


“The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.” Carl Sandburg


“It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquillity and occupation which give you happiness.” Thomas Jefferson


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


“Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.” Friedrich Schiller


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


“The secret of happiness is something to do.” John Burroughs


“When ambition ends, happiness begins.” Thomas Merton


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


“Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.” Don Marquis


“True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. Antoine de Saint-Exupery


“You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren’t happy in one place, chances are you won’t be happy anyplace.”           Ernie Banks


“Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.” Bertolt Brecht


“Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates.” Sarah McLachlan


“Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.” Adam Smith


“Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.” Mother Teresa


“True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” Helen Keller


“Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.” Andre Gide


“Desire is individual. Happiness is common.” Julian Casablancas


“It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is.” Desiderius Erasmus


“Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” Robert Frost


“Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may be.” John Dryden


“A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live.” Bertrand Russell


“Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.” Richard Bach


“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” C. S. Lewis

It’s enough to indulge and to be selfish but true happiness is really when you start giving back.” Adrian Grenier


“If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.” Richard Bach


“The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.” Andre Maurois


“A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” Albert Einstein


“Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.” Ambrose Bierce


“Happiness will come from materialism, not from meaning.” Andrei Platonov


“Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.” Henry Van Dyke


“For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair.” Anne Morrow Lindbergh


“Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.” Ayn Rand


“The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.” Alfred Lord Tennyson


“In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.” W. H. Auden


“Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.” Arnold Bennett


“Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.” Blaise Pascal


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


“You can be happy where you are.” Joel Osteen


“Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness.” Bertrand Russell


“To describe happiness is to diminish it.” Stendhal


“Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true, and our happiness is assured.” Ambrose Bierce


“Happiness depends more on how life strikes you than on what happens.” Andy Rooney


“Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled.” Benjamin Spock


“Happiness is an inside job.” William Arthur Ward


“Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman – or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.” George Burns


“Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.” Thomas Jefferson


“When what we are is what we want to be, that’s happiness.” Malcolm Forbes


“Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life – a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.” Princess Diana


“Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing.” Napoleon Hill


“It is not God’s will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.” Immanuel Kant


“Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.” Fyodor Dostoevsky


“A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.” Bette Davis


“It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery


“Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds.” Elizabeth Stuart Phelps


“Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.” Robert Staughton Lynd


“Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness.” George Sand


“Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.” Marquis de Sade


“To be able to throw oneself away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman’s smile – that is happiness.” Hermann Hesse


“Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out, and I will tell you how old you are, and I shall know if you are happy.”         Henri Frederic Amiel


“Never mind your happiness; do your duty.” Peter Drucker


“Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided.” Alphonse Karr


“Happiness is a by-product. You cannot pursue it by itself.” Sam Levenson


“Eternal principles that govern happiness apply equally to all.” Russell M. Nelson


“Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.” Nathaniel Hawthorne


“Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.”               Deepak Chopra


“Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them.” Albert Camus


“You’ve got to ask! Asking is, in my opinion, the world’s most powerful – and neglected – secret to success and happiness.”        Percy Ross


“Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy.” Swami Sivananda


“To forget oneself is to be happy.” Robert Louis Stevenson


“There is something curiously boring about somebody else’s happiness.”               Aldous Huxley


“Kind words produce happiness. How often have we ourselves been made happy by kind words, in a manner and to an extent which we are unable to explain!” Frederick William Faber


“Love is trembling happiness.” Khalil Gibran


“Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.” Euripides


“The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.” F. H. Bradley


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


“Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.” Plutarch


“Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else.” Alphonse Karr


“There is happiness in duty, although it may not seem so.” Jose Marti


“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


“It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.” Thomas Moore


“I know the joy of fishes in the river through my own joy, as I go walking along the same river.” Zhuangzi


“There is no worse sorrow than remembering happiness in the day of sorrow.” Alfred de Musset


“To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.” Charlotte Perkins Gilman


“Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind.” John Stuart Mill


“That should be the measure of success for everyone. It’s not money, it’s not fame, it’s not celebrity; my index of success is happiness.” Lupe Fiasco


“When unhappy, one doubts everything; when happy, one doubts nothing.” Joseph Roux


“Life everlasting in a state of happiness is the greatest desire of all men.” Joseph Franklin Rutherford


“Joys divided are increased.” Josiah Gilbert Holland


“To buy happiness is to sell soul.” Douglas Horton


“People let their own hang-ups become the obstacles between them and personal happiness.” Lucinda Williams


“So long as we can lose any happiness, we possess some.” Booth Tarkington


“The right to happiness is fundamental.” Anna Pavlova


“Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul but his life.” Gilbert K. Chesterton


“How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.” William Ellery Channing


“Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable.” Leo Rosten


“Always leave something to wish for; otherwise, you will be miserable from your very happiness.” Baltasar Gracian


“The action is best that secures the greatest happiness for the greatest number.” William Dean Howells


“If you have easy self-contentment, you might have a very, very cheap source of happiness.” Leon Kass


“The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable.” Joseph Roux


“We possess only the happiness we are able to understand.” Maurice Maeterlinck


“The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.” Thucydides


“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


“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


“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” Nathaniel Hawthorne


“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Thomas Jefferson


“Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.” Gertrude Stein


“Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.” Democritus


“Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than happiness makes them good.” Walter Savage Landor


“A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.” Tom Wilson


“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” Victor Hugo


“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” Marcus Tullius Cicero


“Happiness is the natural flower of duty.” Phillips Brooks


“Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.” Carrie Underwood


“Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!” Dita Von Teese


“No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.” Mary Wollstonecraft


“There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.” Maria Mitchell


“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.” Brene Brown


“If men have easy access to divorce, many will choose it thoughtlessly. They may not gain true happiness with their new trophy wives, but they certainly will not slide into the material indigence and emotional misery that awaits most divorced women.” Tom Cotton


“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” Jim Rohn


“There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way.” Thich Nhat Hanh


“Beauty is the promise of happiness.” Edmund Burke


“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


“Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.” Theodore Isaac Rubin


“Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give – pleasure, possessions, power – but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.” Dada Vaswani


“The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances. We carry the seeds of the one or the other about with us in our minds wherever we go.” Martha Washington


“Independence is happiness.” Susan B. Anthony


“Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice.” Beyonce Knowles


“Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not.” Valerie Bertinelli


“Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.” Red Skelton


“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up, I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.” Kevyn Aucoin


“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.” Euripides


“Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.” Maharishi Mahesh Yogi


“Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.” Helen Gurley Brown


“To be stupid and selfish and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness. Though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless.” Stefan Sagmeister


“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” George Burns


“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” John Gunther


“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” Thomas Jefferson


“Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.” Ausonius


“The objective of cleaning is not just to clean, but to feel happiness living within that environment.” Marie Kondo


“It’s great to reminisce about good memories of my past. It was enjoyable when it was today. So learning to enjoy today has two benefits: it gives me happiness right now, and it becomes a good memory later.”  George Foreman


“Inside every adult there’s still a child that lingers. We’re happiness merchants – giving people the opportunity to dream like children.” Guy Laliberte


“Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.” John Harrigan


“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” William Morris


“The gods conceal from men the happiness of death, that they may endure life.”                Lucan


“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


“I refuse to accept other people’s ideas of happiness for me. As if there’s a ‘one size fits all’ standard for happiness.” Kanye West


“There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.” Henry David Thoreau


“The measure of success is happiness and peace of mind.” Bobby Davro


“Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


“Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you’re doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.” Joel Osteen


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


“Nothing makes you feel better than when you get into a hotel bed, and the sheets feel so good. Why shouldn’t you wake up like that every day? Spend money on your mattress and bedding because these things make a difference on your sleep and, ultimately, your happiness.” Bobby Berk


“The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.” Jeremy Bentham


“Happiness isn’t getting what you want, it’s wanting what you got.” Garth Brooks


“Happiness is only real when shared.” Christopher McCandless


“I’m a suck-it-up-and-move-on kind of person. Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.” Carrie Underwood


“The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions – the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment.” Samuel Taylor Coleridge


“You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous.” Tony Hawk


“Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.” Emil Cioran


“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” Dale Carnegie


“It’s part of life to have obstacles. It’s about overcoming obstacles; that’s the key to happiness.” Herbie Hancock


“A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.” James E. Faust


“A great man does not seek applause or place; he seeks for truth; he seeks the road to happiness, and what he ascertains, he gives to others.” Robert Green Ingersoll


“My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than to continue living for art.” Clara Schumann


“The foundation of success in life is good health: that is the substratum fortune; it is also the basis of happiness. A person cannot accumulate a fortune very well when he is sick.” P. T. Barnum


“Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don’t collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don’t really mean anything.” Norman Lear


“The most simple things can bring the most happiness.” Izabella Scorupco


“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” Gilbert K. Chesterton


“Don’t wish me happiness – I don’t expect to be happy it’s gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor – I will need them all.” Anne Morrow Lindbergh


“There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.” Dante Alighieri


“Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.” Georges Bataille


“The good life consists in deriving happiness by using your signature strengths every day in the main realms of living. The meaningful life adds one more component: using these same strengths to forward knowledge, power or goodness.” Martin Seligman


“Work and live to serve others, to leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness.” David Sarnoff


“I don’t belong to anyone else but myself. I have to make my own decisions. Happiness is defined by me.” Keke Palmer


“One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.” Maria Montessori


“I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.” John Stuart Mill


“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.” Bertrand Russell


“Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.” C. S. Lewis


“Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.” Immanuel Kant


“My definition of beauty is happiness. I believe that when you are happy, it shines through and makes you a more attractive and beautiful person!” Bianca Balti


“Happiness is not a reward – it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment – it is a result.” Robert Green Ingersoll


“The secret to life is finding joy in ordinary things. I’m interested in happiness.” Ruth Reichl


“At the end of the day, you are in control of your own happiness. Life is going to happen whether you overthink it, overstress it or not. Just experience life and be happy along the way. You can’t control everything in your life, but you can control your happiness.” Holly Holm


“Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” Margaret Lee Runbeck


“Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it’s on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you’ve got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration.” Taylor Swift


“Being of service to others is what brings true happiness.” Marie Osmond


“God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.” C. S. Lewis


“Don’t depend on a guy for your happiness. You have to live your own life and do your own thing. That’s when good things come around – when you do your own thing and you’re not worried about a man. It will happen in due time.” Keke Palmer


“Happiness lies first of all in health.” George William Curtis


“The groundwork of all happiness is health.” Leigh Hunt


“It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people’s business.” Dolley Madison


“No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.” Christian Nestell Bovee


“Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith.” Kareena Kapoor Khan


“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own… Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy.” Robert A. Heinlein


“True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.” John W. Gardner


“Money is human happiness in the abstract; he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes himself utterly to money.” Arthur Schopenhauer


“When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.” Sophocles


“I love what I do, and I love doing it, and I love getting better at it. I just am not willing to risk… Much… to go on to the next level. I don’t want to risk my personal sanity or happiness or my family or the love of my life.” Summer Phoenix


“All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife.” Daniel Boone


“My idea of perfect happiness is a healthy family, peace between nations, and all the critics die.” David Mamet


“The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.” Eric Hoffer


“Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.” Sharon Draper


“I am proud of my kids and happy to brag about their achievements. Their success has been an immense source of happiness for me.” Naveen Jain


“Derive happiness in oneself from a good day’s work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.” Henri Matisse


“Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice.” Michael Novak


“Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends.” Divyanka Tripathi


“To me, flowers are happiness.” Stefano Gabbana


“God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he’ll be there.” Billy Graham


“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.” Thomas S. Monson


“We experience happiness as a series of pleasing moments. They come and go like clouds, unpredictable, fleeting, and without responsibility to our desires. Through honest self-work, reflection, and meditation, we begin to string more of these moments together, creating a web-like design of happiness that drapes around our lives.” Tara Stiles


“I always say: ‘Share your happiness with the world, give other people that happiness and let it come back,’ but some things make me question it. I don’t know if I want some people to know that I am happy. I think a lot of people want to take it away from you, and that’s really scary.” Iggy Azalea


“It gets better: there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. It may take one day, it may take ten years. But one day, you will find happiness if you manifest it. Put that energy out, and it’ll come back.” Lil Xan


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


“Money can’t buy you happiness, but it helps you look for it in a lot more places.” Milton Berle


“In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love.” Marla Gibbs


“Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.” Louise Hart


“Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.” Bryant H. McGill


“My mom is the most positive person. She has always had a smile on her face no matter what came her way. After seeing that, I’m not going to let a little cellulite get in the way of my happiness!” Ashley Graham


“The only thing that holds true happiness is that moment when you’re in it. Nothing can be controlled.” Eliza Doolittle


“To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind – this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.” Henry Van Dyke


“Morality is not the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.”        Immanuel Kant


“Problems or successes, they all are the results of our own actions. Karma. The philosophy of action is that no one else is the giver of peace or happiness. One’s own karma, one’s own actions are responsible to come to bring either happiness or success or whatever.” Maharishi Mahesh Yogi


“Happiness is your own treasure because it lies within you.” Prem Rawat


“Money can’t buy you happiness, but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.” Spike Milligan


“Those who know me know I’m passionate about lists, and top of my list of priorities is my family. My wife Joan and I do not consider our legacy to our children to be wealth or fame but the opportunity to pursue happiness by following their own path.” Richard Branson


“Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.” Langston Hughes


“The happiness of one’s own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one’s own happiness, the happiness of others.” Paramahansa Yogananda


“Low expectations is the key to happiness in life.” Christopher Miller


“The secret of happiness is variety, but the secret of variety, like the secret of all spices, is knowing when to use it.”                Daniel Gilbert


“Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.” Storm Jameson


“Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.” Eustace Budgell


“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” Franklin D. Roosevelt


“True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of oneself, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.” Joseph Addison


“Money may not buy happiness, but it can damn well give it!” Freddie Mercury


“The discovery of a new dish confers more happiness on humanity, than the discovery of a new star.” Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin


“In the end, you’re trying to find God. That’s the result of not being satisfied. And it doesn’t matter how much money, or property, or whatever you’ve got, unless you’re happy in your heart, then that’s it. And unfortunately, you can never gain perfect happiness unless you’ve got that state of consciousness that enables that.” George Harrison


“Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.” Blaise Pascal


“I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness, but I take a kind of pleasure in indulging them.” Frederic Chopin


“You don’t think in depression that you’ve put on a gray veil and are seeing the world through the haze of a bad mood. You think that the veil has been taken away, the veil of happiness, and that now you’re seeing truly.” Andrew Solomon


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


“Everyone has their own way of expressing happiness.” Shah Rukh Khan


“Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.” Ambrose Bierce


“Happiness is a by-product of function, purpose, and conflict; those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.” William S. Burroughs


“Keep da money, cars, fame, and jewellery, and jus give me all the happiness – I’ll be good forever.” 21 Savage


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


“Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.” F. Scott Fitzgerald


“Happiness is overrated. There has to be conflict in life.” Brad Pitt


“Happiness doesn’t come from being rich, nor merely from being successful in your career, nor by self-indulgence. One step towards happiness is to make yourself healthy and strong while you are a boy so that you can be useful and so you can enjoy life when you are a man.” Robert Baden-Powell


“It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.” Dalai Lama


“There’s no reason why children in inner cities or rural areas do not receive the same quality education or opportunities as those in suburbs or wealthy neighborhoods. If we truly believe in giving all citizens a chance to pursue happiness and pursue their goals, then we cannot continue to marginalize entire groups of people.” Al Sharpton


“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


“Like anything worth doing in life, happiness takes time and patience and consistency.” Mark Manson


“Happiness is fleeting – I think that’s the main lesson I have learned.” Cate Blanchett


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


“I get way too much happiness from good food.” Elizabeth Olsen


“The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.” Jeremy Bentham


“Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind.” Alice Meynell


“Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.” William Cowper


“The secret of happiness is: Find something more important than you are and dedicate your life to it.” Daniel Dennett


“Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.”  Henry St. John


“Happiness is very simple and minimal.” Tablo


“Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.” Anthony Hopkins


“Genuine happiness comes from within, and often it comes in spontaneous feelings of joy.” Andrew Weil


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


“If I can bring happiness to people all around the world, then I will try my best to do so.” Tom Holland


“Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.” Hermann Hesse


“My happiness is not dependent on others; it comes from within. Spiritual growth in a person is never encouraged, but it is important. I don’t know why people want to judge others instead of doing their own thing. I firmly feel that I don’t need to follow or live according to other people’s rules. I like living life the way I want to.”  Sonu Nigam


“Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.” Daphne du Maurier


“I thought happiness came from achievement.” Paul Henderson


“I don’t have to take a trip around the world or be on a yacht in the Mediterranean to have happiness. I can find it in the little things, like looking out into my backyard and seeing deer in the fields.” Queen Latifah


“I’ve realized through the years that I just find happiness in other things, whether it’s my dogs or my friends or, like, looking at the sunset. So, if I were to wish for something else, it would just to be happy all the time, to have a superpower of not letting things affect me, and to be true to who I am, always.” Kylie Jenner


“Money can’t buy happiness.” Howard Hughes


“The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.” Nathaniel Hawthorne


“Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.” Fyodor Dostoevsky


“Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” Wayne Gretzky


“Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little.” Marguerite Gardiner


“Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.” Eleanor Roosevelt


“There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.” Denis Diderot


“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.” Ernest Hemingway


“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.” Richard Bach


“A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.” Joseph Addison


“Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore, it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.” Mary Baker Eddy


“Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.” Joseph Wood Krutch


“If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.” Maurice Chevalier


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