Happiness Quotes

  • Happiness quotes from around the world reflect the many ways people perceive the pursuit, and how to live in a state of happiness.

Happiness is a state of mind, it can be experienced by feelings of contentment, love, satisfaction, pleasure, religion, yoga, or meditation experiences.

I have researched and found a number of 'Happiness quotes' that express the pursuit and achievement of happiness.

  • Happy is the person who realizes when happiness is upon him - Gerry Hopman
  • Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful - Albert Schweitzer
  • I don't know what your destiny will be, but on thing I do know: the only ones among you who will really be happy are those who have sought and found how to serve - Albert Schweitzer
  • Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory - Albert Schweitzer
  • The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for - Allan K. Chalmers
  • 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
  • We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same - Anne Frank
  • Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient - Aristotle
  • What everyone wants from life is continuous and genuine happiness - Baruch Spinoza
  • Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action - Benjamin Disraeli
  • The happiness that is genuinely satisfying is accompanied by the fullest exercise of our faculties and the fullest realization of the world in which we live - Bertrand Russell
  • Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have will make us happy - because we will always want to have something else or something more - David Steindl-Rast
  • The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase, if you pursue happiness you'll never find it - C.P. Snow
  • There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced with sadness - Carl Jung
  • Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude - Denis Wheatley
  • If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time - Edith Wharton
  • You can never get enough of what you don't need to make you happy - Eric Hoffer
  • The true way to render ourselves happy is to love our work and find in it our pleasure - Fracoise De Motteville
  • Happiness is not the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort - Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Happiness is having a large , loving, caring, close-knit family in another city - George Burns
  • There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved - George Sand
  • When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace - Dalai Lama
  • When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us - Helen Keller
  • That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest - Henry David Thoreau
  • The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this? - Henry David Thoreau
  • All seasons are beautiful for the person who carries happiness within - Horace Friess
  • Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves - James M. Barrie
  • The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet - Jamea Oppenheim
  • Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open - John Barrymore
  • What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life - Leo Bascaglia
  • Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Whoever is happy will make others happy too - Mark Twain
  • The greatest part of our happiness depends on our disposition, not our circumstances - Martha Washington
  • Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony - Mahandas K. Ghandi
  • Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you - Nataniel Hawthorne
  • Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give - Norman MacEwan
  • People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase life dreams, addictions, 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 - Ramona L. Anderson

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