Happiness Quotes

If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
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.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
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.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
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.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.