quotes about happiness

When you smile about the life you live, you end up living a life worth smiling about.
Happiness and success is all about spending your life in your own way.
One of the most freeing things we learn in life is that we don’t have to like everyone, everyone doesn’t have to like us, and that’s OK.
Great challenges make life interesting; overcoming them makes life meaningful.
Do not dwell so much on creating your perfect life that you forget to live.
Sometimes you must dare to do it because life is too short to regret and wonder what could have been.
It’s always better to spend more time alone than allow negative people and their opinions to derail you from your destiny.
Happiness comes more easily when you feel good about yourself without feeling the need for anyone else’s approval.
Your life will improve only when you take small chances, and the first and most difficult chance you can take is to be honest with yourself.
You can’t base your idea of success and happiness on other people’s opinions and expectations.
Negative company will never give you a positive life.
Work to create a life that feels right to YOU, not one that looks right to everyone else.

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of.
“Count your age by friends, not years.
“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
“Happiness is not something ready made.
“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness.

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I think the key to life is just being a happy person, and happiness will bring you success.
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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.
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.
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.

I wanted to tell her, I want her to know that I don’t want to be just friends, I her but I’m just too shy, and I don’t know why.
I want to tell her, I want her to know that I don’t want to be just friends, I love her but I’m just too shy, and I don’t know why.
I want to tell her, I want her to know that I don’t want to be just friends, I love her but I’m just too shy, and I don’t know why.
I want to tell her, I want her to know that I don’t want to be just friends, I love her but I’m just too shy, and I don’t know why.
I want to tell her, I want her to know that I don’t want to be just friends, I love her but I’m just too shy, and I don’t know why.
I want to tell him, I want him to know that I don’t want to be just friends, I love him but I’m just too shy, and I don’t know why.
Find a guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot, who calls you back when you hang up on him, who will lie under the stars and listen to your heartbeat, or will stay awake just to watch you sleep… wait for the boy who kisses your forehead, who wants to show you off to the world when you are in track pants, who holds your hand in front of his friends, who thinks you’re just as pretty without makeup on.

I think the key to life is just being a happy person, and happiness will bring you success.
We enter life with brilliant expectations of happiness: we picture to ourselves a scene of continued enjoyments, which, when viewed at a distance, enchants the eye and captivates the fancy; but when the hand of time has brought nearer to us the glowing picture which we formed in our youth, how are its colours faded, and our expectations disappointed! We lean on the world and find it a broken reed…. A few rays of happiness do, indeed, sometimes illuminate our horizon, but the passing clouds seldom fail to convince us that their duration is not to be depended upon.
Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of.
Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy.
Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.
The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment.
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.
On the other hand, if someone is suffering from depression, anxiety, or any form of emotional distress, then even if he or she happens to be enjoying physical comforts, he will not really be able to experience the happiness that these could bring.
With penetrating insight, the mystics will tell us that when we have a desire for a certain thing, a certain experience, and we fulfill that desire, the happiness we feel is not something given by that thing or experience; it is due to having no craving for a little while.
If you search the world for happiness, you may find it in the end, for the world is round and will lead you back to your door.
As people spin faster and faster in the pursuit of merely personal happiness, they become exhausted in the futile effort of chasing themselves.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.
We never give up wanting things for ourselves, but there comes a day when what we want for ourselves is someone else’s happiness.

If you think about it, you'll find that very few things in life last forever, making it your job to find and love what serves as your temporary happiness before getting to take on a new happiness.
I find it amusing seeing a Doctor Who quote being made into something like this and being posted by someone who doesn't watch Doctor Who.
I find it amusing seeing a Doctor Who quote being made into something like this and being posted by someone who doesn't watch Doctor Who.
Optimism isn't about not acknowledging the reality of a situation, it's about trying to find happiness despite it's bleakness.
Reach for help, follow that intuition of who you know that could give I those words or find help which isn't he key thing.
I'm also afraid that I will never be happy with another person, that ill over think things, or worry wayyy to much… afraid that ill constantly find flaws in another and not be able to accept them for them.
Reach for help, follow that intuition of who you know that could give I those words or find help which isn't he key thing.
As you get older you find out that true happiness is not in how much you make or how many degrees you have or how big your house is or how fancy your car is.
As you get older you find out that true happiness is not in how much you make or how many degrees you have or how big your house is or how fancy your car is.

"Why do I and everyone I love pick people who treat us like we are nothing?" – Sam "We accept the love we think we deserve" – Charlie When I saw this movie, I felt like this is quite possibly the best quote I've ever heard.
"Why do I and everyone I love pick people who treat us like we are nothing?" – Sam "We accept the love we think we deserve" – Charlie When I saw this movie, I felt like this is quite possibly the best quote I've ever heard.
Quote: "For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness." Lesson to learn: The time and energy you spend on being angry you can spend on something that will better you, like happiness.
Quote: "For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness." Lesson to learn: The time and energy you spend on being angry you can spend on something that will better you, like happiness.
great quote by Corrie Ten Boom! "Happiness isn't something that depends on our surroundings… It's something we make inside ourselves." Free printable.
great quote by Corrie Ten Boom! "Happiness isn't something that depends on our surroundings… It's something we make inside ourselves." Free printable.
Words to remember! Love this quote! 'With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world.
Words to remember! Love this quote! 'With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world.

If someone bases his/her happiness on major events like a great job, huge amounts of money, a flawlessly happy marriage or a trip to Paris, that person isn’t going to be happy much of the time.
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I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly.
And they have attained it by realising that happiness does not spring from the procuring of physical or mental pleasure, but from the development of reason and the adjustment of conduct to principles.
Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

“The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a full life and having no time.
“To have the management of the mind is a great art, and it may be attained in a considerable degree by experience and habitual exercise…Let him take a course of chemistry, or a course of rope-dance, or a course of any thing to which he is inclined at the time.
“To have the management of the mind is a great art, and it may be attained in a considerable degree by experience and habitual exercise…Let him take a course of chemistry, or a course of rope-dance, or a course of any thing to which he is inclined at the time.
“To have management of the mind is a great art, and it may be attained in a considerable degree by experience and habitual exercise…Let [a man] take a course of chemistry, or a course of rope-dance, or a course of any thing to which he is inclined at the time.
“With what pleasure do we look upon a family, through the whole of which reign mutual love and esteem, where the parents and children are companions for one another, without any other difference than what is made by respectful affec- tion on the one side, and kind indulgence on the other, .
“With what pleasure do we look upon a family, through the whole of which reign mutual love and esteem, where the parents and children are companions for one another, without any other difference than what is made by respectful affec- tion on the one side, and kind indulgence on the other, .
People sometimes say that the way things happen in movies is unreal, but actually it’s the way things happen to you in life that’s unreal.
Small annoyances have this evil about them, that they can be more abrupt because they are more invisible; they cast no shadow before, they have no atmosphere….But when all this is allowed for, I repeat that we may ask a happy man…to put up with pure inconveniences, and even make them part of his happiness.
“Of all the tasks which are set before man in life, the education and management of his character is the most important, and, in order that it should be successfully pursued, it is necessary that he should make a calm and careful survey of his own tendencies, unblinded either by the self-deception which conceals errors and magnifies excellences, or by the indiscriminate pessimism which refuses to recognize his powers for good.
“But if a man has commonly a very clear and happy daily life then I think we are justified in asking that he shall not make mountains out of molehills.
“But if a man has commonly a very clear and happy daily life then I think we are justified in asking that he shall not make mountains out of molehills.
“But if a man has commonly a very clear and happy daily life then I think we are justified in asking that he shall not make mountains out of molehills.
“But what is work and what is not work? Is it work to dig, to carpenter, to plant trees, to fell trees, to ride, to fish, to hunt, to feed chickens, to play the piano, to take photographs, to build a house, to cook, to sew, to trim hats, to mend motor bicycles? All of these things are work to somebody, and all of them are play to somebody.
“Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
“There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old.
“There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old.
“There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old.
“One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts, once one knows of the necessary ingredients of happiness—simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and, above all, a clear conscience.
“There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old.
“There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old.
“There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old.
“With my mother’s death all settled happiness, all that was tranquil and reliable, disappeared from my life.
“It needs good management to enjoy life.
“With my mother’s death all settled happiness, all that was tranquil and reliable, disappeared from my life.
“It is in virtue of his own desires and curiosities that any man continues to exist with even patience, that he is charmed by the look of things and people, and that he wakens every morning with a renewed appetite for work and pleasure.
My idea of a real break was to stay in museums until my legs ached and then go stand in line to get tickets for an opera or a play.
My idea of a real break was to stay in museums until my legs ached and then go stand in line to get tickets for an opera or a play.
My idea of a real break was to stay in museums until my legs ached and then go stand in line to get tickets for an opera or a play.
My idea of a real break was to stay in museums until my legs ached and then go stand in line to get tickets for an opera or a play.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950), "Man and Superman" (1903), act I Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
George Santayana (1863 – 1952) To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
George Burns (1896 – 1996) Happiness is the only sanction of life; where happiness fails, existence remains a mad and lamentable experiment.
Albert Schweitzer (1875 – 1965) The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
Ann Radcliffe (1764 – 1823), The Mysteries of Udolpho, 1764 The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865) The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.
Gustave Flaubert (1821 – 1880) Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness.
Snow (1905 – 1980) Happiness is not the absence of problems, but the ability to deal with them.
Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755 – 1826), Physiologie du Gout, 1825 Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Anatole France (1844 – 1924) Happiness arises in a state of peace, not of tumult.
Al Batt, in National Enquirer Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Chesterton (1874 – 1936) A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
Confucius (551 BC – 479 BC), The Confucian Analects Sometimes it’s hard to avoid the happiness of others.
Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.
Bob Newhart (1929 – ) The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it.
Eddie Cantor (1892 – 1964) Happiness is a mystery like religion, and should never be rationalized.

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What is true victory in life? What is the meaning of true happiness? Who is truly great? The answer to such questions is determined not by superficial criteria such as fame, status and wealth, but by the inner reality of one’s heart.
It is vital to have a resilient spirit so that without complaints or feelings of disaffection, one is able to always look on the bright side of a situation and find in it a source of hope and happiness.

“As you travel on life’s ways, with its many ups and downs, remember it’s quite true to say, one smile is worth a dozen frowns.
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“The Constitution only guarantees you the right to pursue happiness.
“Happiness is different from pleasure.
“Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.
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Sometimes you need patience in order to find true happiness.
No one cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.
Happiness equals reality minus expectations.
Happiness is the consequence of personal effort.
Finding peace within your own mind is a life long journey in which case some never find.

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Helen Jordan: Anyway, so the police came and looked in her freezer and found baggies filled with the doorman’s genitals.
Helen Jordan: Y’know, people are always putting New Jersey down.
Helen Jordan: I want you to fuck me.
Helen Jordan: Everyone uses baggies, that’s why we can all relate to this crime.
Helen Jordan: It’s just I’m… I’m so tired of being admired all the time.

“The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.” – Charles L.
“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.
Though finding, or perhaps more accurately, experiencing our own “True Happiness,” is up to us, we can certainly find inspiration in the thoughts, words and lives of others to help us along our journey.
“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.

Whatever the philosophers may say, it remains true that, from the first hour of man’s waking consciousness until that consciousness ceases, his most ardent desire is to be happy, and that the moment of his most profound regret is when he becomes convinced that on this earth perfect happiness cannot be found.
Blithe are those ages when young and progressive nations still hope for happiness, or when men believe that in some new formula of philosophy, or of religion, or perhaps in some new industrial programme, the secret of human happiness has at last been found.
Gloomy are those ages in which, as in our time, great masses of people are burdened with the conviction that all these familiar formulas have been illusions, and when persons of the keenest insight say–as they are now saying–that the very word happiness has in it a note of melancholy.
The journey to true happiness and to happiness now is not a journey of physical distance or time; it is one of personal "self-recovery," where we remember and reconnect consciously to an inner potential for joy–a paradise lost–waiting to be found.
If one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.
The idea has been transmitted from generation to generation, that happiness is one large and beautiful precious stone–a single gem, so rare that all search for it is vain, all effort for it hopeless.
If kings would only determine not to extend their dominions until they had filled them with happiness, they would find the smallest territories too large, but the longest life too short for the full accomplishment of so grand and so noble an ambition.
A bright and happy temperament is a great social asset, adding to the happiness of the world.
Surely happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven; and every countenance, bright with smiles, and glowing with innocent enjoyment, is a mirror transmitting to others the rays of a supreme and ever-shining benevolence.
That pit of blackness that lies beneath us, everywhere … the firmest substance of human happiness is but a thin crust spread over it, with just reality enough to bear up the illusive stage-scenery amid which we tread.
Those who possess that treasure which no thief can take away, Which, though on suppliants freely spent, increaseth day by day, The source of inward happiness which shall outlast the earth– To them e’en kings should yield the palm, and own their higher worth.

We have compiled a list of 130 of the most inspiring quotes about happiness, success, courage, character, love, and life in general.
“Nothing that you plan is going to work out.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.

In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.
In fact, every happiness there is in the world arises as a result of others’ kindness.
Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed.
Happiness doesn’t depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have.

    Author: Albert Schweitzer I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
    Author: Albert Schweitzer One thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
    Author: A.W. Tozer When large numbers of people share their joy in common, the happiness of each is greater because each adds fuel to the other’s flame.
    Author: Albert Schweitzer God may allow His servant to succeed when He has disciplined him to a point where he does not need to succeed to be happy.
    Author: Albert Schweitzer Success is not the key to happiness.
    Author: Augustine Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
    Source: The Weight of Glory Safety and happiness can only come from individuals, classes, and nations being honest and fair and kind to each other.
    Author: C.S. Lewis There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious.
    Author: C.S. Lewis When we are such as He can love without impediment, we shall in fact be happy.
    Author: Augustine The proper rewards are not simply tacked on to the activity for which they are given, but are the activity itself in consummation.

A selection of happiness quotes by Swami Kriyananda (founder of the spiritual communities depicted in the film), from the companion book: Finding Happiness- Day by Day and talks by Swami Kriyananda on behalf of Treasures Along the Path.
The following inspiring quotes on happiness come from the book: How to Be Happy All the Time by Paramhansa Yogananda, author of the best-selling spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi and inspiration for the film.

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