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72 Short Happy Quotes To Brighten Your Day

Short happy quotes about life to live by

True happiness is not something to search for, something that money can buy or something that is fixed.

Here are 72 short and awesome quotes about true happiness:

 

Short Happy Quotes

 

1.

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

 Kareena Kapoor Khan

 

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2.

“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.”

Eckhart Tolle

 

 

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3.

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

Abraham Lincoln

 

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

Jim Rohn

 

 

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“I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.”

Dalai Lama

 

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6.

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

Omar Khayyam

 

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“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

Herman Cain

 

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8.

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

George Burns

 

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9.

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”

Aristotle

 

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10.

“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

 

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11.

“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.”

Anthony de Mello

 

 

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12.

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

Dalai Lama

 

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13.

“Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.”

 Milton Erickson

 

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14.

“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”

James M. Barrie

 

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“The simplest things can bring the most happiness.”

Izabella Scorupco

 

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16.

“Happiness is a state of activity.”

Aristotle

 

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“If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.”

Morris West

 

 

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“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.”

James Oppenheim

 

 

19.

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

Richard Bach

 

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20.

“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

 

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21. 

“And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.”

Confucius

 

22.

“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

 

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23.

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

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

24.

“The grass is always greener where you water it.”

Unknown

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25. 

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

Mahatma Gandhi

 

 

26.

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

Divyanka Tripathi

 

 

27.

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

Thomas Merton

 

 

28.

“There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way.”

Thich Nhat Hanh

 

 

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

Marie Kondo

 

 

30.

“If you want to be happy, be.”

Leo Tolstoy

 

 

31.

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”

Dalai Lama

 

 

32.

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

Benjamin Franklin

 

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33.

“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

 

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“Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.”

Lesley Ann Warren

 

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“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.”

Frederick Keonig

 

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

 Henry Drummond

 

 

37.

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

Helen Keller

 

 

38.

“Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.”

John Lubbock

 

 

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

 Epictetus

 

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40.

“Joy can only be real if people look upon their life as a service and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.”

 Leo Tolstoy

 

 

41.

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

Wayne Gretzky

 

 

42. 

“Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think.”

Dale Carnegie

 

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“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

 

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“When you’re happy you find pure joy in your life. There are no regrets in this state of happiness – and that’s a goal worth striving for in all areas of your life.”

Suze Orman

 

45.

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

 Dale Carnegie

 

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

Adrian Grenier

 

47.

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

Michael J. Fox

 

 

48.

“A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

 

49.

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

 William Ralph Inge

 

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50.

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”

 Thich Nhat Hanh

 

 

51.

“Our daily decisions and habits have a huge impact upon both our levels of happiness and success.”

Shawn Achor

 

 

52.

“Being happy is of the utmost importance. Success in anything is through happiness.”

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

 

 

53.

“It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.”

 Lucille Ball

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54.

“I always was a rich person because moneys not related to happiness.

Paulo Coelho

 

 

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“You do the right thing even if it makes you feel bad. The purpose of life is not to be happy but to be worthy of happiness.”

Tracy Kidder

 

 

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“Happiness is an inside job.”

William Arthur Ward

 

 

57.

“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

 

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58.

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

William E. Gladstone

 

 

59.

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

Richard Bach

 

 

60.

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

Deepak Chopra

 

 

61.

“There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.”

Maria Mitchell

 

 

62.

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

 W. H. Auden

 

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

Lydia M. Child

 

 

64.

“Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.”

Joseph Wood Krutch

 

 

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“Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.”

William James

 

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66.

“It’s the most beautiful job in the world to give happiness to people.

 Hubert de Givenchy

 

 

 

67.

“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

 

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68.

“Life finds its purpose and fulfilment in the expansion of happiness.”

 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

 

 

69.

“Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.”

 J. Donald Walters

 

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

Prem Rawat

 

 

71.

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”

 Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

72.

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

 Marthe Troly-Curtin

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Manthan G

Saturday 24th of July 2021

Good Collection of some short and awesome happy quotes, have a good day :)

Muhammad Imtiaz

Sunday 20th of June 2021

These words make me live with happiness. Thanks and keep it up.