70 Inspiring Happiness Quotes

70 Inspiring Happiness Quotes

We all go through hard times in our lives when we feel down and in the dumps. We feel depressed, grieved, or sad when we lose our jobs, our significant other walked on us, our family member passed away, or we failed to get a passing grade at our exam.

But that’s the way life is. Sooner or later, we’re going to hit in the feels at the pace of a shinkansen (Japanese term for bullet train). Sometimes, all we need to get back to our feet are a few words of inspiration, enlightenment, and encouragement. These essential collections of Happiness Quotes remind us all, that you have the power to change anything about yourself and be happy. Take a moment to read through these and lift your spirits.

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  • Happiness is LIFE.

  • Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.
  • Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. – Mahatma Gandhi

  • Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle
  • The happiest people in life are the givers, not the getters.

  • Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for. – Immanuel Kant

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  • Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.
  • Whatever you decide to do today, make sure it makes you happy.

  • Happiness doesn’t depend on what you have or who you are. It solely relies on what you think. – Buddha

  • Every day you have the opportunity to grow and make the decision to become a happier version of yourself.

  • You aren’t the same person as you were yesterday. Who are you choosing to be today?

  • The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have. – Woody Allen

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  • The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. – Marcel Pagnol

  • The purpose of our lives is to be happy. – Dalai Lama​​

  • Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. – Mother Theresa

  • Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.

  • Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you. – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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  • Happiness is not trying or finding, it’s deciding.

  • The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy. It’s all that matters – Audrey Hepburn

  • There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. – George Sand

  • Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like.
  • People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway.

  • If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. – Albert Einstein

Suggested Read: International Day of Happiness

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  • Happiness is a journey, not a destination. – Ben Sweetland

  • I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. – Rabindranath Tagore
  • Happiness is there for the taking – and making. – Oprah

  • Be happy not because everything is good, but because you can see the good side of everything.

  • Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. – Jim Rohn

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  • Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. – Albert Schweitzer

  • True happiness involves the pursit of worthy goals. Without dreams, without risks, only a trivial semblance of living can be achieved. – Dan Buettner

  • Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln

  • Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is. – Mandy Hale

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  • The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go. – Dodinsky

  • The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things. – Henry Ward Beecher

  • Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness. – Frank Tyger

  • Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is. – Mandy Hale

  • Happiness is acceptance.

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  • There is no path to Happiness: Happiness is the path. – Buddha

  • Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle

  • Happiness is not doing fun things. Happiness is doing meaningful things. – Maxime Lagace

  • There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. – Epictetus

  • There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way. – Thich Nhat Hanh

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  • HAPPINESS IS enjoying the little things in life.

  • To know nothing is the happiest life. – Desiderius Erasmus

  • I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true. – Audrey Hepburn

  • Happiness is an inside job.

  • Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim, and end of human existence. – Aristotle

Suggested Read: Bhagavad Gita Quotes on Peace and Happiness

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  • Happiness comes from peace.
    Peace comes from indifference. – Naval Ravikant

  • Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

  • Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • True happiness is an acceptance of life as it is given to us, with its dinimishment, mystery, uncontrollability, and all. – Michael Gellert.

  • The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. – Allan K. Chalmers

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  • Happiness is a mood. Positivity is a mindset.

  • Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give. – Ben Carson

  • Happiness cannot be travelled to owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and graditude. – Denis Waitley

  • Money doen’t always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars. – Hobart Brown

  • Happiness is in action, and every power is intended for action; human happiness, therefore, can only be complete as all the powers have their full and legitimate play. – David Thomas

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  • It’s a Good Day to be Happy.
  • Personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a checklist of acquisition or achievement. Your qualifications are not your life. – J. K. Rowling

  • 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

  • Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Herman Cain

  • Smile and let everyone know that today, you’re a lot stronger than you were yesterday. – Drake

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  • HAPPINESS is one happy thing every day.

  • Happiness is a habit – cultivate it. – Elbert Hubbard

  • Happiness held is the seed. Happiness shared is the flower. – John Harrigan

  • Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action. – William James
  • Think happy thoughts and they will shine from your face like sunbeams. – Roald Dahl

  • Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. – Herman Cain

  • True happiness is – to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca.

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