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Inspirational Happiness quotes

Inspirational Happiness quotes

Inspirational Happiness quotes
Happiness is a mental and emotional state of positive experience characterized by pleasant emotions and intense joy.
Below i have collected some Happiness quotes from various famous personalities. These Happiness quotes have some meanings and wisdom hidden in them. Whenever you are happy, your mental state stays positive and you feel very energetic. Therefor happiness can increase your performance and productivity. Happiness not only means laughing and smiling, but also peace and harmony from within.
The happiness quotes listed below are very inspirational and motivational.

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”
― Marcus Aurelius

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”
― Aristotle

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”
― Aristotle

“We don’t even ask happiness, just a little less pain.”
― Charles Bukowski

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

“Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.”
― Robert Frost

“Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”
― Dalai Lama XIV

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
― Robert A. Heinlein

“Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
― Ernest Hemingway

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”
― John Lennon

“Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.”
― Aeschylus

“Man only likes to count his troubles; he doesn’t calculate his happiness.”
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.”
― C.S. Lewis

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
― Albert Camus

“Happiness and the absurd are two sons of the same earth. They are inseparable.”
― Albert Camus

“We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.”
― George Bernard Shaw

“Happiness is a warm puppy.”
― Charles M. Schulz

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

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“Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.”
― Mark Twain

“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ”
― William James

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”
― Dalai Lama XIV

“No medicine cures what happiness cannot.”
― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

“Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.”
― Daphne du Maurier

“Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure.”
― Arthur Schopenhauer

“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. It is what you think about it.”
― Dale Carnegie

“Really high-minded people are indifferent to happiness, especially other people’s.”
― Bertrand Russell

“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”
― Bertrand Russell

“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.”
― Ayn Rand

“All happiness depends on courage and work.”
― Honoré de Balzac

“I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.”
― Groucho Marx

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
― Marcel Proust

“Hope
Smiles from the threshold of the year to come,
Whispering ‘it will be happier’…”
― Alfred Tennyson

“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

“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get”
― W.P. Kinsella

“Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.”
― Charlotte Brontë

“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.”
― L.M. Montgomery

“Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others…By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.”
― Gordon B. Hinckley

“The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.”
― Martha Washington

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”
― Guillaume Apollinaire

“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.”
― Rita Mae Brown

“I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.”
― Jane Austen

“Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the overcompensations for misery. And, of course, stability isn’t nearly so spectacular as instability. And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesqueness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt. Happiness is never grand.”
― Aldous Huxley

“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power or our will. ”
― Epictetus

“Whoever is happy will make others happy.”
― Anne Frank

“The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.”
― Louisa May Alcott

“Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration.”
― Pat Conroy

“I am a happy camper so I guess I’m doing something right. Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.”
― Henry David Thoreau

“I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else.”
― Nikos Kazantzakis

“With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams,
it is still a beautiful world.
Be cheerful.
Strive to be happy.”
― Max Ehrmann

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