220+ Quotes About Happiness


Happiness is a feeling, It comes freely and should be shared freely. Life seems meaningless where there is no happiness, indeed everyone wants to be happy, but the question is how do you go about achieving that. There are lots of places people seek for happiness, though it might last for a while but they end up getting hurt. Happiness can be found in little things and most uncommon places, so all you need to do is to follow your heart and you will find happiness. Also one of the most common places people find happiness is in the arms of their loved ones, there is a feeling of happiness when you love someone and they love you back. Happiness puts people in a positive mood, and people tend to relate more with happy people. Happiness is a choice, so you can choose to remain happy against all odds. Why not start with this cool Pharrell Williams’ song on happiness

Here is a list of quotes about happiness and being happy

1. Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy – Robert Brault (rbrault.blogspot.com)

2. When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse – Sophocles

3. One day you just say “To heck with it,” and you go looking for trouble, and you find happiness – Robert Brault (rbrault.blogspot.com)

4. If someone loves a flower of which just one example exists among all the millions and millions of stars, that’s enough to make him happy when he looks at the stars. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943, translated from French by Richard Howard

5. Joy is more divine than sorrow; for joy is bread, and sorrow is medicine. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

6. Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. ~ Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

7. When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse. ~ Sophocles

8. One day you just say “To heck with it,” and you go looking for trouble, and you find happiness. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

9. Some pursue happiness, others create it. ~ Author Unknown

10. Happiness pulses with every beat of my heart. ~ Terri Guillemets

11. Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom. ~Benjamin Franklin

12. The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things. ~Epictetus

13. Gather the crumbs of happiness and they will make you a loaf of contentment. ~Author Unknown

14. Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not. ~George Bernard Shaw

15. Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response. ~Mildred Barthel

16. Usefulness is happiness, and… all other things are but incidental. ~Lydia Maria Child, The American Frugal Housewife, 1829

17. Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. ~Robert Frost

18. The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash. ~Author Unknown

19. Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling. ~Margaret Lee Runbeck

20. Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. ~Jacques Prévert

21. If you want to be happy, be. ~Leo Tolstoy

22. Happiness is never stopping to think if you are. ~Palmer Sondreal

23. Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy. ~Robert Anthony

24. The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. ~Mark Twain

25. If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time. ~Edith Wharton


26. Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self? ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

27. There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. ~Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts, 1931

28. This is my “depressed stance.” When you’re depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you’ll start to feel better. If you’re going to get any joy out of being depressed, you’ve got to stand like this. ~Charles M. Schulz

29. 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

30. Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. ~Abraham Lincoln

31. Happiness is a form of courage. ~Holbrook Jackson

32. Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own. ~Johann Pestalozzi

33. He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has. ~Henry Ward Beecher

34. 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, rbrault.blogspot.com

35. Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone. ~Sigmund Freud

36. There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction. ~Salvador Dali

37. There is no way to happiness — happiness is the way. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

38. How simple it is to see that we can only be happy now, and there will never be a time when it is not now. ~Gerald Jampolsky

39. We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

40. I have only two kinds of days: happy and hysterically happy. ~Allen J. Lefferdink

41. The happiness which is lacking makes one think even the happiness one has unbearable. ~Joseph Roux

42. The search for happiness is unlike any other search, for we search last in the likeliest places. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

43.  We cannot be happy if we expect to live all the time at the highest peak of intensity. Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony. ~Thomas Merton, 1955

44. Enjoyment is just the sound of being centered. ~Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

45. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. ~Mother Teresa

46. Seeking happiness, I passed many travelers headed in the opposite direction, seeking happiness. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

47. She thinks that happiness is a mat that sits on her doorway. ~Rob Thomas, “3 A.M.”

48. Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy. ~Gretta Brooker Palmer

49. Misery is almost always the result of thinking. ~Joseph Joubert

50. My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate. ~Thornton Wilder