150+ BEST HAPPINESS QUOTES.  Everything has its wonders, even darkness, and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content. By Helen Keller. Happiness isn’t gained by achieving, it’s gained by believing. By Charles Robert Simmons II .  

 Happiest are the people who give the most happiness to others. Denis Diderot 

  1. The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle. Albert Einstein 
  2. While we are focusing on fear, worry, or hate, we can’t be experiencing happiness, enthusiasm, or love. Bo Bennett 

Reader, I wish thee Health, Wealth, Happiness, And may kind Heaven thy Year’s Industry bless. Benjamin Franklin 

  1. The non-permanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of summer and winter seasons. Bhagavad Gita 
  2. As Aristotle said, happiness is not a condition that is produced or stands on its own; rather, it is a frame of mind that accompanies an activity. But another frame of mind comes first. It is a steely determination to do well. George F. Will 

I am happy whatever you become; just remain truthful and sincere to your being. Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh 

  1. You can pursue happiness by wearing a torn jersey. You can catch it by being good at something you love. George F. Will 
  2. If someday they say of me that in my work I have contributed something to the welfare and happiness of my fellow man, I shall be satisfied. George Westinghouse 

The Grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. Allan K. Chalmers 

  1. Life at its noblest leaves mere happiness far behind and indeed cannot endure it. Happiness is not the object of life: life has no object. It is an end in itself, and courage consists in the readiness to sacrifice happiness for a more intense quality. George Bernard Shaw

Happiness… consists in giving, and in serving others. Henry Drummond 

  1.  Now that I am ninety-five years old, looking back over the years, I have seen many changes taking place, so many inventions have been made. Things now go faster. In olden times things were not so rushed. I think people were more content, more satisfied with life than they are today. You don’t hear nearly as much laughter and shouting as you did in my day, and what was fun for us wouldn’t be fun now… At this age I don’t think people are as happy, they are worried. They’re too anxious to get ahead of their neighbors, they are striving and striving to get something better. I do think in a way that they have too much now. We did with much less. Grandma Moses 

The perfect harmony of body and mind is my key to personal balance and happiness. Gabriela Sabatini 

  1. To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something. Charlotte Perkins Gilman 
  2. [Wisdom is] the science of happiness or of the means of attaining the lasting contentment which consists in the continual achievement of a greater perfection or at least in variations of the same degree of perfection. G. Wilhelm Leibniz 

You can’t get to happily ever after without turning the page. Doug Kirchhofer 

  1. Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. The only reason we pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it’s who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment. Anthony Robbins 

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves. James Matthew Barrie 

  1. Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you. James Freeman Clarke 
  2. When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky. Buddha 
  3. May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten. An Irish Blessing 

There are two ways of spreading light: be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton Day 

  1. Bring love and peace and happiness and beautiful lives into the world in my honor. Thank you. Love you. Aron Ralston 
  2. A happy life consists of the tranquillity of the mind. Cicero 
  3. I think happiness is very closely aligned with success, and may almost be an interchangeable synonym. Happiness (like success) also comes from doing what we feel called to do in life; however, it’s also obvious no one can experience one without the other. Donna Fargo 

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

  1. There’s a lot to be happy about right now. Cameron Clapp 
  2. Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past. Doug Horton 
  3. When we show concern for the happiness in others, we ultimately enhance the happiness in ourselves. Donna A. Favors 

We are never happy until we learn to laugh at ourselves. Dorothy Dix 

  1. If you’re happy with what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could have imagined. Johnny Carson 
  2. We learn the inner secret of happiness when we learn to direct our inner drives, our interest, and our attention to something besides ourselves. Ethel Percy Andrus 

There is no ‘Key to Happiness’…the door is always open. Anonymous 

  1. Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door. Brooke Shields 
  2. The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Burton Hillis 

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. Dale Carnegie

  1. If you want to be happy for a year, plant a garden; If you want to be happy for life, plant a tree. English Proverb 
  2. Life is an Amazing, Hard, Wonderful, and Terrible Thing and we never come out of it alive… so live it! Female Imagination 
  3. The common denominator of happy and successful people is that they spend their time with other happy and successful people. Jeffrey Benjamin 
  4. Play with life, laugh with life, dance lightly with life, and smile at the riddles of life, knowing that life’s only true lessons are writ small in the margin. Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  5. Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open. Jonathan Lockwood Huie 

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 

  1. Your destiny is my destiny. Your happiness is my happiness. Islam Karimov
  2. It’s a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money. Albert Camus 
  3. Everybody is happy in Switzerland. Jakob Kolliker 
  4. When you realize how much there is to be thankful for and then express that thanks, joy is your natural companion. Female Imagination website 

The full measure of our happiness is dictated by how much we offer of ourselves in helping others. G. Brian Benson 

  1. Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you can give. Eleanor Roosevelt 
  2. When you look around, what do you see? If you have faith, everything is a miracle and everyone is a blessing. If you have none, nothing and no one can make you happy… John B. Bejo 

Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! We are happy in proportion to the things we can do without. Henry David Thoreau 

  1. Between the tears of sadness and the tears of happiness, there falls the tears of emptiness. Aidan Naj 
  2. The possibility of stepping into a higher plane is quite real for everyone. It requires no force or effort or sacrifice. It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal. Deepak Chopra 

Happiness is an attitude, a state of mind. You can be happy amidst chaos & turmoil, or be miserable amidst order & peace. Cale Chew 

  1. Health is the first benefit. Content is the fortune. Friendliness is the first kindness. Nirvana is the first happiness. Buddha 
  2. May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past. Irish Blessings 
  3. The law of a good start: Start your morning with a smile. You don’t need any reason to smile. Just smile to yourself first. If you can’t smile, force yourself to smile any time of the day. It boosts your immune system and radiates happiness around you. John B. Bejo 

Life begins with attitude. That’s why we’re called human beings; not human doings. Dan Waldschmidt 

  1. Nothing is permanent. That means life is not done with you yet. Keep changing. Keep evolving. Keep getting better. Explore. Risk. Love. Be happy… John B. Bejo 
  2. Follow your heart. Avoid the crowd. Believe your dreams are worth all the effort. Dan Waldschmidt 

Happiness is a state of mind that only can be gifted by you. Jeffrey Benjamin 

  1. The secret of being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure is occupation. George Bernard Shaw 
  2. The type of Buddhist practices that I talk about in ‘The Art of Happiness’ has to do with reconditioning one’s way of thinking and one’s outlook, and one’s perception and how one relates to people, … That type of thing, any Westerner can practice at any time. Howard Cutler 

Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose. John Stossel 

  • The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well and when you find it, put your whole soul into it….every bit of energy, ambition, and natural ability you have. John D. Rockefeller III 
  • The whole art of teaching is the only art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds to satisfy it afterward, and curiosity itself can be vivid and wholesome only in proportion as the mind is contented and happy. Anatole France 
  • Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower-Author Unknown People need your love the most when they appear to deserve it the least. John Harrigan
  • In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy. Albert Clarke 

Happiness consists of activity—it is a running stream, not a stagnant pool. John Mason 

  1. A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln 
  2. Sorrow comes to all…Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better and yet you are sure to be happy again. Abraham Lincoln 
  3. How strange is a lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose we know not, though sometimes sense it. But we know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all for whose smiles and wellbeing our happiness depends. Albert Einstein 

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have. H. Schachtel

  1. You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all. Horace 
  2. He who desires happiness must strive after a perfectly contented disposition and control himself, for happiness has contentment for its root, the root of unhappiness is the contrary disposition. Guru Nanak 

Peace and happiness shall fill your mind deep within if you act according to truth and self-discipline. Guru Gobind Singh 

  1. Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness. Bryant H. McGill 
  2. There’s going to be the happy and unhappy. Betty Gray 

The one, who is benevolent and liberal enjoys peace, happiness, and prosperity. Atharva Veda 

  1. I also knew that, although infinitely slower, the only real path to personal health and happiness was through my slow and painful understanding. Dirk Benedict 
  2. Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get. Bernard Meltzer 
  3. These wise people, meditative, steady, always possessed of strong powers, attain to immortality, the highest happiness. Friedrich Max Muller 

Happiness is being on the beam with life – to feel the pull of life. Agnes Martin

  1. Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift. Albert Einstein
  2. Let the wise guard their thoughts, which are difficult to perceive, extremely subtle, and wander at will. The thought which is well guarded is the bearer of happiness. Buddha 

The happy life is thought to be one of excellence; now an excellent life requires exertion and does not consist in amusement. Aristotle 

  1. Happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it. Aristotle 
  2. Peace of mind is the highest human good and it is your normal, natural condition. Ask yourself, do you want to be right, or do you want to be happy? Brian Tracy 
  3. Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no consequence. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness but it is greatness. George Bernard Shaw 

If you conduct yourself as though you expect to be successful and happy, you will seldom be disappointed. Brian Tracy 

  1. At the end of our time on earth, if we have lived fully, we will not be able to say, ‘I was always happy.’ Hopefully, we will be able to say, ‘I have experienced a lifetime of real moments, and many of them were happy moments.’ Barbara Deangelis 
  2. When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness. Bob Hope 
  3. Beauty and happiness and life are all the same and they are pervasive, unattached, and abstract and they are our only concern. They are immeasurable, completely lacking in substance. They are perfect and sublime. This is the subject matter of art. Agnes Martin
  4. Happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes when you’re lucky. Adela Rogers St. Johns 

No one can be great, or good, or happy except through the inward efforts of themselves. Frederick W. Robertson 

  1. You know the Stone, was not such a wonderful thing. As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all—the trouble is, humans do have a knack for choosing precisely those things that are worst for them. Albus Dumbledore to Harry Potter, by J.K. Rowling 
  2. Love like you’ve never been hurt because every 60 seconds you spend angry or upset is a minute of happiness you’ll never get back… Unknown 

No one is happy all his life long. Euripides 

  1. Joy is not the result of getting what you want; it is the way to get what you want. In the deepest sense, joy is what you want. Alan Cohen 
  2. A search for true happiness is found when you look no further than your forehead. Jeffrey Benjamin 

A smile can cause a chain reaction of happiness. Eduardo Monroy 

  1. Those painful memories are what can help us make it to tomorrow, and become stronger. That goes for everyone. Every single human being has that power within them. Walk tall. And I, too, will forever walk tall, ever onwards. Never forget the memories we share. Augie 
  2. People spend a lifetime searching for happiness. Looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within. Female Imagination website
  3. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. Alexandre Dumas Pere 
  4. To be utterly happy the only thing necessary is to refrain from comparing this moment with other moments in the past, which I often did not fully enjoy because I was comparing them with other moments of the future. Andre Gide 

Be happy. Be you. Jenni Fitzpatrick 

  1. We’re constantly striving for success, fame, and comfort when all we need to be happy is someone or something to be enthusiastic about. H. Jackson Brown Jr. 
  2. A journey shared brings more happiness than one completed alone. Jeff Lowe
  3. Happiness begins with love from others but ends if you can’t love yourself. Jeffrey Benjamin 
  4. For the light to illuminate the darkness must first be there. Same way how success needs failure and happiness needs sorrow. Armando Rodriguez Jr. 
  5. Happiness is the language of the soul. Ashish Sophat 

TRUE happiness is a state of fulfillment. Ashish Sophat 

  1. Smile in all that you do, it might just make someone’s day! Jeffrey Coleman Jr. 
  2. Optimism may not always deliver the results I want, but I’ll take my chances at it. Anya Sundquist 
  3. The beauty of life does not depend on how happy you are… but on how happy others can be because of you!!! Author unknown 
  4. Joy lives concealed in grief. Jalal ad-Din Rumi 
  5. Recipe for a happy heart: 2 cups of Love, 1 cup of Friendship, 1 cup of Gratitude, …Add a dash of Laughter, … Pour into a Soul. Female Imagination website 

Without forgiveness, you cannot move forward on your journey through life and happiness. B A Lingle 

  1. Simplify your life, faith, home, expectations of self & others. Walk-in God’s love & light. Become more aware. Live NOW, it’s the only sure thing. The next moment, a possible gift. Angel Dykes 
  2. A grain of sand, a drop of water, a view for endless miles, no person can comprehend, was just a speck in the sea of life. Live every day, live every moment, embrace life, enjoy life, be Happy!!! Franco C. Zarli Jr. 
  3. To get happy you have to give happiness. Chris Brady 
  4. If you want to be happy value and cherish every little thing in life, even the small things. Everything and every second in life is valuable to our existence, happiness, and self-worth. Brandon Hofer 

The summit of happiness is reached when a person is ready to be what he is. Desiderius 

  1. A huge part of happiness is to understand that good thing fall apart so better things can fall together. Jenna Dawn Frasure 
  2. Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy at the moment. J. Donald Walters 

Look to yourself to find happiness. No one is so powerful as to do it for you or to take it away from you. George Zaharis 

  1. There are two main emotions that humans possess, fear & love. Fear keeps you from finding joy, happiness, laughter, and love. Love brings about joy, happiness, and laughter. Keep looking for the love in everything around you and you will succeed in filling the well of life and sharing it with others. Celestine L. Gray 
  2. True happiness is not about a big laugh or tears of joy, it’s about a simple smile whenever you remember someone who made your life simple but completely happy. Jeff Ervin Ramon 

Enjoy life and smile. No one can take that away from you unless you allow them to. Dorian Thomas Von Klaus 

  1. Smile when confronted, no one blames the happy person. Dorian Thomas Von Klaus 
  2.  Happy are those that listen and obey the instructions of old. Gotlieb Nakuumba Day 334 Happy are those who find peace, for, with peace, all can be happy. Emanuel 

The way to happiness is finding what you ALREADY have and being grateful for them. John B. Bejo 

  1. Life is a book with no preface, neither it has the last cover page. We write the book, we set the pace. Not all the stories are written on a single page. Sometimes we don’t find enough space to reflect on our grace. Throw away old stress, fall asleep with a smile on ur graceful face. Abhishek Singh 
  2.  I have found that I am happiest when I am being creative… letting source/my gifts/whatever you want to call it come through. It is one of the few times when I know I am doing exactly what it is I am supposed to be doing and I can get out of my head and just be at total peace. G. Brian Benson 

For happiness is not what makes us grateful. It is gratefulness that makes us happy. David Steindl-Rast 

  1. Happiness: If you know what will give you true and happy life, then you must keep trying until the day you are dying to achieve your happiness. Abdus Salam 
  2. Be happy, be thankful, be YOU. It may seem hard to do, you know, to be happy, and be who you are, but, at least you tried. No regrets. Your happiness is priceless, so don’t ever lose it, especially don’t lose who you are. Happy FBI site 
  3. You’re only down-and-out if you’re still lying on the floor. Get up. Dan Waldschmidt
  4. If life were easier you wouldn’t be happier. Dan Waldschmidt 

Never stop moving towards where you want to be. Dan Waldschmidt

  1. Success and happiness are not about what you are willing to do. They’re about what you end up doing. Dan Waldschmidt 
  2. This is the true joy of life: the being used up for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clot of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. George Bernard Shaw 

Our minds are as different as our faces. We are all traveling to one destination: happiness, but few are going by the same road. Charles Caleb Colton 

  1. Not only is there a right to be happy, but there is also a duty to be happy. So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers. John S. Bonnell 
  2. Money, or even power, can never yield happiness unless it is accompanied by the goodwill of others. B.C. Forbes 
  3. Did you ever see an unhappy horse? Did you ever see a bird that had the blues? One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is that they are not trying to impress other birds and horses. Dale Carnegie 
  4. Being Happy is a personal business. That means it’s OUR responsibility to make ourselves happy. Don’t expect people to give this to you. John B. Bejo 

Simplicity is the essence of happiness. Cedric Bledsoe 

  1. My plea is that we stop seeking out the storms and enjoy them more fully the sunlight…I am asking that we look a little deeper for the good, that we still our voices of insult and sarcasm, that we more generously compliment and endorse virtue and effort. Gordon B. Hinckley 

Celebrate kindness. Communicate intention. Concentrate effort. Dan Waldschmidt 

  1. Happiness starts within. Be real, appreciate what you have, enjoy every moment, spread the love. If everything comes back, consider it as a miracle. Cherryl Anne Lintag 
  2. You can’t put your feet in a bucket of water and wonder why you can’t seem to catch on fire. Get serious about making a difference. Stop holding back. Dan Waldschmidt
  3. The road leading from the past through the present to our future may often look patchy and full of big potholes whose solutions can’t be mere repair, resurfacing or refurbishment, but warrant a need to lay a new lane for our happy journey. Anuj Somany 

Dare to try something new. And when you do hit a wall or make a mistake, don’t blame anyone else. Dan Waldschmidt 

  1. Lay it all on the line and then cross that line. Dan Waldschmidt 
  2. Without depression and anxiety, I would not be who I am; a person who can see beauty and humor in the smallest and least likely of things; appreciating others’ kindness tenfold. When the black clouds of despair descend and life seems pointless I try to remember that one day in the future, perhaps this very day, a gentle breeze will blow the clouds away and allow the sunshine in. When that happens the world is a new and magical place and I wish to live forever. Irene Grodecki 

You need to love what you do (in a job) or you need to do what you love. Fahim Uddin 

  1. You draw and design to make a beautiful history, you write and you invent to teach and motivate generations, you sing and dance to be happy, you act to deliver a decent message, you live to give. Haifa Sanad 
  2. Before you can be happy you have to choose to be happy. Once you’ve made the choice the rest is rather easy. But before you can choose to be happy you have to first decide that you deserve to be happy. How many of us run head-on into this wall of our construction? E.R. Rock 
  3. The key to true happiness is knowing what will make you happy and how to obtain it. Andy Stewart 


  1. A good smile is less of an outward show of my inward feelings at a certain time and more of a constant overflow of the love I have in my heart for all of humanity regardless of my circumstances. Joey Palladino 
  2. Our thoughts are the source of what we begin reaping in our lives. The seeds of thought that we choose to plant can grow into strong sturdy oak trees or into relentlessly spreading poison ivy that infects ourselves and all we touch. Joey Palladino 
  3. The only person that can make you angry, sad or happy is you. Jeffrey Benjamin 

1 Live a life of SIMPLICITY, CONTENTMENT, and THANKFULNESS. HAPPINESS and PEACE of MIND will follow with all the days of your lives. Ebuhaika Ballesteros. The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum the man can give.