Quotes About Happiness

Here are some quotes about happiness:

- To be strong is to be happy! [Longfellow]

- Better to be happy than wise. [John Heywood]

- Happiness does away with ugliness, and even makes the beauty of beauty. [Amiel]

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

- Happiness is a habit—cultivate it. [Elbert Hubbard]

- Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin. [John Lubbock]

- Happiness is a way-station between too little and too much. [Channing Pollock]

- Happiness is above all things the calm, glad certainty of innocence. [Henrik Ibsen]

Quotes about happiness

- Happiness is not a reward—it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment—it is a result. [R.G. Ingersoll]

- Happiness is not a station to arrive at, but a manner of traveling. [Margaret Les Runbeck]

- Happiness is nothing if it is not known, and very little if it is not envied. [Samuel Johnson]

- Happiness is the delicate balance of what one is and what one has. [F.H. Denison]

- Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin. [John Lubbock]

- In the pursuit of happiness, the difficulty lies in knowing when you have caught up. [R.H. Grenville]

- It is the chiefest point of happiness that a man is willing to be what he is. [Desiderius Erasmus]

- Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness. [Buddha]

- Make happy those who are near and those who are far will come. [Chinese Proverb]

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- No man can enjoy happiness without thinking that he enjoys it. [Samuel Johnson]

- People don’t notice whether it’s summer or winter when they’re happy. [Anton Chekhov]

- The best way to secure future happiness is to be as happy as is rightfully possible today. [Charles W. Eliot]

- The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one has to do. [James M. Barrie]

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

- To be busy is man’s only happiness. [Mark Twain]

- To be truly happy is a question of how we begin, and not how we end, of what we want and not what we have. [Robert Louis Stevenson]

- We are as happy as we make up our minds to be. [Abraham Lincoln]

- We deem those happy who, from the experience of life, have learned to bear its ills, without being overcome by them. [Juvenal]

- We must select the illusion that appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy. [Cyril Connolly]

- We’re born to be happy, all of us. [Alfred Sutro]

- When someone does something good, applaud! You will make two people happy. [Samuel Goldwyn]

- Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. [Jacques Prévert]

- If you want to be happy, be. [Leo Tolstoy]

- Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. [Robert Anthony]

- The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. [Mark Twain]

- If only we'd stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time. [Edith Wharton]

- Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around. [E.L. Konigsburg]

- Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy. [Cynthia Nelms]

- Those who can laugh without cause have either found the true meaning of happiness or have gone stark raving mad. [Norm Papernick]

- 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]

- What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner. [Colette]

- The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. [James Oppenheim]

- Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open. [John Barrymore]

- People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost. [H. Jackson Browne]

- It's pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness. Poverty and wealth have both failed. [Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard]

- Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other. When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack. [Hazelmarie Elliott (“Mattie”)]

- Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible. [St. Augustine]

- Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. [Nathaniel Hawthorne]

- Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. [Abraham Lincoln]

- Happiness is a form of courage. [Holbrook Jackson]

- Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. [Eleanor Roosevelt]

- Happiness is a direction, not a place. [Sydney J. Harris]

- 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. [Robert Brault]

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