Happiness Quotes

Let these happiness quotes remind you about the meaning of being happy and content with life. Quotations from famous people and from those who experience happiness. Long term happiness truly comes from within; it is a feeling, a state of mind.


Develop a morning routine that will prepare you for daily success and happiness. Felix Oberman, The Ultimate Guide to Declutter Your Life and Organize your Mind
Success



Happiness doesn't always have to come in the end. It is something that you can cultivate, cherish, and share even through hardships. Antony Richard Pearson, How To Achieve Goals
Quotes about Being Happy



But what did I learn about what makes me happy? Happiness is an active choice. Happiness lies in small things. Happiness is most real when it's shared with others. To achieve happiness, it helps to appreciate and accept uncertainty. Dmitry Golubnichy, Can You Be Happy for 100 Days in a Row?
Words of Encouragement



The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach
The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach
Inspirational Quotes



Get out of bed forcing a smile. You may not smile because you are cheerful; but if you will force yourself to smile you'll . . . be cheerful because you smile." Kenneth Goode
Laughter



Focus on your happiness and not about what others might think of you. Summer Andrews, Minimalist Living: A Guide to Being Happy With Less Stuff and More Fulfillment
Being Yourself



Money will never buy happiness, but managing your money well can provide the peace of mind that will allow you to focus your family on what matters most. Devin D. Thorpe, 925 Ideas to Help You Save Money, Get Out of Debt and Retire A Millionaire So You Can Leave Your Mark on the World
Peace



The first rule of happiness is to appreciate the little things. Robyn McComb
The first rule of happiness is to appreciate the little things. The little things really do matter. A thousand little things add up into one big thing. So be sure to appreciate the little things in life and let the brief moments of happiness that the little things give you lead to a great deal of happiness. Robyn McComb, The #1 Rule of Happiness: Appreciate the Little Things
Appreciation Poems



As you deliberately embrace positive and open convictions and change your thoughts from negative to positive, you will feel more positive, adjusted and happy. Mary Reis, Positive Thinking
Positive



While taking care of your children is your top priority, you are still accountable for your personal happiness thus taking some time away from kids is very important for your own personal growth. Ariel Stefan, How To Raise Your Kids And Still Have Time For Yourself
Children



To me, part of happiness is knowing that you have a true friend or friends that can help you through difficulties or challenges. Robert Rivers, Happiness Is Possible: 6 Key Steps To Live By
Friend



Happiness yesterday is nostalgia; happiness tomorrow is hope. Happiness can only exist right now. Steve Errey
Happiness yesterday is nostalgia; happiness tomorrow is hope. Happiness can only exist right now. Steve Errey, The Code of Extraordinary Change
Hope



Take out the Trash: Anything that doesn't bring you happiness or fulfillment that it used too, has probably overstayed its welcome. Alex Altman, Take Action!
Action



Laughter also provides a sense of well-being, contentment, joy, and boosts your spirit and the attitude of those around you. Sandra V. Abell, Feeling Good About You
Laughter Is The Best Medicine



Researchers investigating the links between benevolence and happiness have turned up three potential reasons: autonomy, competence, and relatedness. Tsang Lindsay, Live Free: Re-Write Your Story
Potential



Happiness is the consequence of personal effort.  Elizabeth Gilbert
Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. Elizabeth Gilbert
Recipe for Happiness



Any amount of ongoing stress can weaken your adrenal system, so it's important to pursue a job that will bring you happiness and not damage you mentally. Joy Marensky, Beat Adrenal Fatigue Guide
Stress



Be happy, be glad, look forward with glee may the year for you be as happy as can be. Catherine Pulsifer
New Year Wishes



In study after study, research has shown that self-compassion is a great conduit to a personal sense of well-being and happiness. Charles C. Malone, The Art of Delegation: Maximize Your Time, Leverage Others, and Instantly Increase Profits
Compassion



Find happiness in the simple things in life - find it all around you if you take the time and see it. Catherine Pulsifer
Find happiness in the simple things in life - find it all around you if you take the time and see it.
Simplicity



It's interesting to see that some people have less than others, but have a better attitude and go through life with peace of mind and a happy mood more often. Rita Chester, Complaining: A Life Free from Complaining
Complaining



Do not let anyone or anything outside of your own control tell you or suggest to you what will make you happy. That decision of what is happiness is up to you and you alone to create and cherish. Catherine Pulsifer, Happiness, An Inspirational Thought
Attitude Quotes



Freedom is a necessity for happiness and you cannot truly be happy if you limit yourself with boundaries of fear or social conduct. Scott Michaels, Color Me Happy
Fear



Don't let anyone become a vacuum and suck the happiness out of you
 - pull the plug.
Don't let anyone become a vacuum and suck the happiness out of you - pull the plug. Author Unknown
Funny Inspirational Quotes



There is a whole new kind of life ahead, full of experiences just waiting to happen. Some call it 'retirement.' I call it bliss. Betty Sullivan
Retirement



The way to true happiness is to build a fortress of bliss and fulfillment that you can retreat into until the storm of emotions passes. Cary David Richards, The Happiness Habit
Wise Quotes



Like a path through the forest, Sabbath creates a marker for ourselves so, if we are lost, we can find our way back to our center.... Remember that everything you have received is a blessing. Remember to delight in your life, in the fruits of your labor. Remember to stop and offer thanks for the wonder of it. Wayne Muller, Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives
Blessed



Happiness is relative - it is all in the mind.  John Jones
Happiness is relative - it is all in the mind. Also, what makes you happy will be different from what makes me happy. John Jones, The Workplace Bullying Solution Guide
Diversity



Happiness: something we take for granted, something we all assume we have enough of. But do we really? Have we ever sat back and given it serious thought? Yvonne Heath
Questioning



Human being is a social animal and he must cope with the social atmosphere to remain happy and prosperous. Agatha Fauvel, Letting Go
Human Relations Unavoidable



Prosperity is not just having things. It is the consciousness that attracts the things. Prosperity is a way of living and thinking, and not just having money or things. Poverty is a way of living and thinking, and not just a lack of money or things. Eric Butterworth
Wealth



The way you look at life and how much you appreciate it will determine the happiness in your life. Ravindranath Jayaratne
The way you look at life and how much you appreciate it will determine the happiness in your life. Ravindranath Jayaratne, The Power of your Future
Appreciation



While it is true that you will have plenty of time on your hands when you retire, it is not an excuse to put off your happiness until then. Rand Bennett, Take a Mini-Retirement
Retirement Quotes



I was starting to recognize that neither my employer nor my boyfriend had the power to create a happier life for me. I was the only one who could shape my destiny . . . and so my self-help journey began. Peggy McColl, Your Destiny Switch: Master Your Key Emotions, and Attract the Life of Your Dreams
Destiny



Sharing time and talents can result in discoveries that bring happiness beyond measure. Steve Brunkhorst
Giving



. . . it is from things that shouldn't happen that happiness often comes. A A. Nicholas
Never try to censor life; it is from things that shouldn't happen that happiness often comes. A A. Nicholas, A Kick Into Gear For Each Day of the Year
Quotes about Life



Early morning exercise gives you that extra boost of endorphin to keep you active all day long and improves your mood. It gives you that feel-good happiness that is very important if you want to achieve extraordinary success for the day. Sandeep Sharma, Habit Makes Perfect
Achievement



Why do we spend so much energy and time collecting things that we can't take with us? I have found no matter how much 'stuff' I have, 'stuff' never brings happiness. Stephanie Carroll, Stephanie. My Conversations with God Book 4
Time Quotes



Positivity and happiness - there is no room for negativity in the life of a person who is emotionally intelligent. He takes the good with the bad and is able to steer his thoughts towards the path that will be more beneficial for him. Tyler Green, Emotional Intelligence: How To Be A Master Of Your Emotions, Dramatically Raise Your EQ And Become A Brilliant Leader
Good



Focusing on what you have instead of what you don't have or want is the key to happiness. Harvey Volson
Focusing on what you have instead of what you don't have or want is the key to happiness. Harvey Volson, Self-Esteem Mega Makeover: How to supercharge your confidence, destroy self-doubt, boost happiness, and thrive in any social environment
Focus



Just because you forgot you have what it takes to be happy, does not mean you no longer have it. Desire and fear are the roots of unhappiness, when you fulfil a desire or eliminate the causes of fear you tend to be happy for a certain period, no matter how short it may be, you are in absolute peace and true happiness. Noah Shelton, The Happiness Book: The Easy Guide on How to Find Your Happiness, Overcoming Depression and Anxiety, and Start Living a Happy Life!: Easy Guide on How ANYONE Can Be Happy and Understand Happiness
Encouraging



Hearts united in pain and sorrow will not be separated by joy and happiness. Bonds that are woven in sadness are stronger than the ties of joy and pleasure. Kahlil Gibran
Famous



Enjoyment, satisfaction, elation, delight and contentment are all accepted synonyms for happiness. The only common ground these words need to share is that they are positive rather than negative. Reen Rose, The Secrets to Being Happy at Work: Learn to Love the Job You're With
Positive Attitude



The foundation of great successes and happiness begins with confidence. Danielle Tinning
The foundation of great successes and happiness begins with confidence. Danielle Tinning, How to Succeed: Your Three-Step Guide to Gaining a Winning Mentality Without the Psychobabble
Confidence



Success and happiness are not a matter of destiny, but a matter of creating options. It is a choice you make each day when you open your eyes, and that single decision will drive much of your life in both direct and indirect ways. Frank Britt
Choices



Traditions nourish family relationships by making each family member feel the perennial happiness that doing things together can bring. Lindsey Schlessinger, Successful Family Relationships: 10 Simple Strategies For Improving Family Relationships
Family



You open your heart knowing that there's a chance it may be broken one day and in opening your heart, you experience a love and joy that you never dreamed possible. Bob Marley
Experience



Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Og Mandino
Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Og Mandino
Effort



Happiness is a gift every couple deserves. Chrisanna Northrup; Pepper Schwartz; James Witte, The Normal Bar: The Surprising Secrets of Happy Couples and What They Reveal About Creating a New Normal in Your Relationsh
Marriage



Overall, the happiest retirees retirees live in the "middle." When it comes to home values, vacations, restaurants, cars, and shopping, happy retirees have found the sweet spot in the middle. Wes Moss, You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think
Top Ten Retirement Quotes



I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters. Oprah Winfrey
Motivational



Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young.  Orison Swett Marden
Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us. Orison Swett Marden
Friend



The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you. Anthony Robbins
Knowledge



Allow yourself to smile just a tiny bit. Like revisiting a memory of happiness. Turn the corners of your mouth turn up a little and feel the muscles of your cheekbones slightly contracting. Jenny Clift, The Music Inside
Memory



Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. And you can do it when things are tough. Richard M. DeVos
Optimistic



Making decisions based on where you want to be moves you closer to happiness naturally. Jake Smith
Making decisions based on where you want to be moves you closer to happiness naturally. Jake Smith, 10 Steps To A Happier Life
Decision



I have always believed that each man makes his own happiness and is responsible for his own problems. It is a simple philosophy. Ray Kroc, Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald's
Ray Kroc Quotes



Every time a man smiles, and much more when he laughs, it adds something to his fragment of life. Laurence Sterne
Smile Poems



The thing that goes the farthest towards making life worth while, that costs the least, and does the most, is just a pleasant smile. W.D. Nesbit
Funny Poems



Happiness is impossible without gratitude. Dennis Prager
Happiness is impossible without gratitude. Dennis Prager
Gratitude



Sure, there are other things like walking, exercise and listening to calming music but laughter is readily available when you want it. You do not have to wait until you get home or go to the gym to laugh. When you need to deflate a tense moment or to reshape your thinking about an issue or task, a great big belly laugh is just what is called for. Byron Pulsifer, Smiles Are Sunshine For All
Music



Plant each hour a thought of love for those who have hurt you, destroy the idea that anyone can take away your happiness. Love begets love, so remember this law of sowing and reaping, for the more love you give, the more will be returned to you. Albert E. Cliffe, Lessons in Living
Love



I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Thomas Jefferson Quotes



Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. Robert A. Heinlein
Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. Robert A. Heinlein
Short Love Poems



Most people measure their happiness in terms of physical pleasure and material possession. Could they win some visible goal which they have set on the horizon, how happy they would be!
Helen Keller Quotes



To love is to find pleasure in the happiness of the person loved. Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnitz
Valentines Day Quotes


Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes. Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby
Joy



Happiness is a state of mind.
Happiness is a state of mind. It's just according to the way you look at things. Walt Disney
Positive Thinking



Don't underestimate the importance of happiness. As long as you're happy, who cares what you do?
John Lennon Quotes



Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. The joy, the moral stimulation of work no longer must be forgotten in the mad chase of evanescent profits. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Inaugural Address March 4th, 1933
Franklin Roosevelt Quotes



True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot. whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.
Seneca Quotes



Happiness cannot bee pursued; it must ensue. John Penberthy
Happiness cannot bee pursued; it must ensue. John Penberthy
To Bee or Not to Bee



I believe that genius is a path that we can all take and derive much benefit, happiness, fulfillment, and success from not a genetic windfall or divine gift. Sean Patrick, Awakening Your Inner Genius
Genius



Happiness is about the moments of our lives; meaning is about our sense of connection. Perhaps if we were not mortal, happiness would be enough, but our mortality causes us to want to be connected, to know that it matters that we were here." John Izzo, Ph D.
The five secrets you must discover before you die


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