Happy Happiness Quotes
How many things do we need to be Happy? Fewer than we think. In fact, doesn't it sometimes seem like the more stuff we have the less happiness we feel. More stuff means more that we have to take care of, more that can suddenly go wrong on us. Too much clutter can hide what inspires us. With a positive approach we can clearly define what we need to have a life full of happiness and love.
We can't get everything we think we want to make us happy, but we can readjust our thinking to find the riches we already have. What brings the most happiness to your life?
A Kind Heart
"Follow your heart and happiness will follow."
~ Michael Lee
"Some people cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go."
"The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind."
~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox
"I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation
I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part
of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon
~ Martha Washington
"Whoever is happy will make others happy too. He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery."
~ Anne Frank
"In seeking happiness for others, you find it for yourself." ~ Anonymous
"Happiness is like a butterfly.
The more you chase it, the more it eludes you.
But if you turn your attention to other things,
It comes and sits softly on your shoulder."
~ Henry David Thoreau
The Worth of Happiness
"Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think."
~ Dale Carnegie
"Happiness doesn’t depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel towards what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much."
~ W. D. Hoard
"Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; days of joy, but not peace or happiness."
~ Henrik Ibsen
"Money can't buy happiness, but it does quiet the nerves."
"Money can't buy happiness; it can, however, rent it."
"It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which give happiness."
~ Thomas Jefferson
"The greedy search for money or success will almost always lead men into unhappiness. Why? Because that kind of life makes them depend upon things outside themselves."
~ André Maurois
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"If we'd only stop trying to be happy, we'd have a pretty good time"
~ Edith Wharton
"Happiness is the intoxication produced by the moment of poise between a satisfactory past and an immediate future, rich with promise."
~ Ella Maillart
Inspiring Happy Quotes
"Some pursue happiness — others create it."
"There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness."
~ Lady Marguerite Blessington
"Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get."
~ Dale Carnegie
"There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness."
~ Sir John Buchan
"Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"It is not by accident that the happiest people are those who make a
conscious effort to live useful lives. Their happiness, of course, is
not a shallow exhilaration where life is one continuos intoxicating
party. Rather, their happiness is a deep sense of inner peace that
comes when they believe their lives have meaning and that they are
making a difference for good in the world."
~ Ernest A. Fitzgerald
"The really happy person is the one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour"
"Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing."
~ William Butler Yeats
9 Keys To Happiness
"Nine keys to contentment
Health enough to make work a pleasure.
Wealth enough to support your needs.
Strength enough to battle with difficulties and overcome them.
Grace enough to confess your sins and forsake them.
Patience enough to toil until some good is accomplished.
Charity enough to see some good in your neighbors.
Love enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others.
Faith enough to make real things of God.
Hope enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future."
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Take Action &hearts Let happiness in
"Happiness often sneaks through a door you didnt know you left open"
~ John Barrymore
"All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it , dont sit looking at it - walk"
~ Ann Rand
"The U.S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself."
~ Benjamin Franklin
"The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved —
loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves."
~ Victor Marie Hugo
"May your troubles be less and your blessings be more. And nothing but happiness come through your door."
~ Irish Blessing
"Be happy while you’re living, for you’re a long time dead."
~ Scottish Proverb
"A merchant’s happiness hangs upon chance, winds, and waves."
~ Japanese Saying
He that cannot endure the bad will not live to see the good.
~ Jewish Proverb
"When ambition ends, happiness begins"
~ Hungarian Proverb
"Its not the man who has too little, but the man that craves more, that is poor."
What Happiness Is
"Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens."
~ Douglas Jerrold
"The way to happiness: keep your heart free from hate, your mind from
worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Fill your life with love.
Scatter sunshine. Forget self, think of others. Do as you would be done
by. Try this for a week and you will be surprised."
~ H. C. Mattern
of what is possible is the beginning of happiness."
~ George Santayana
How to Be Happy
"Let us be thankful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."
~ Marcel Proust
“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and
wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to
~ Mary Roberts Reinhart
"Most folks are as happy as they make their mind up to be."
~ Abraham Lincoln
More Inspirational Quotes
I have collected quotations from some of the worlds greatest thinkers on living well. The hope is that the wisdom of these inspiring quotes help you find the beauty and strength to face each day with a positive outlook.