Lift up Your Mood with These 35 Inspiring Happiness Quotes


Lift up Your Mood with These 35 Inspiring Happiness Quotes

1. “Happiness doesn’t depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much.” -William D.Hoard

2. “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” -Gerard Way

3. “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” -John Lennon

4. “Success si not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” -Albert Schweitzer

5. “Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.”

-Zig Ziglar

6. “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” -Marcus Aurelius

7. “Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure: where your treasure, there your heart; where your heart, there your happiness.” -Saint Augustine

8. “There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.” -Jodi Picoult

9. “Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.”Norman Vincent Peale

10. “Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.”

-Thomas Szasz

11. “Your success and happiness lie in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” -Hellen Keller

12. “Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.” -Alice Walker

13. “Happy people are not their own enemies, do not carry on an endless war with their souls. We may be fiercely at odds with the wrong of the world around us. But inside ourselves, near the core, if we are happy, we are at peace.” -Lewis B.Smedes

14. “Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.” -Alexandre Dumas

15. “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

16. “To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.” -John Dewey

17. “If on the other hand, happiness depends on a good breakfast, flowers in the yard, a drink or a nap, then we are more likely to live with quite a bit of happiness.” -Andy Rooney

18. “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” -Andrew Carnegie

19. “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.

20. “It is pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness; poverty and wealth have both failed.”

-Kin Hubbard

21. “You cannot always have happiness, but you can always give happiness.” -Alyson Noel

22. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” -Jim Rohn

23. “The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.” -James M. Barrie

24. “The persons born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

25. “Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place, but there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.”

-E.L. Konigsburg

26. “The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” -Ashley Montagu

27. “Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.”George Santayana

28. “Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.” -Dale Carnegie

29. “Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don’t put off being happy until some future date.” -Dale Carnegie

30. “There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.”

-Henry Ford

31. “My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. And it is its own goal. It is its own purpose.” -Ayn Rand

32. “We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” -Friedrich Koenig

33. “There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one -keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy.” -Mark Twain

34. “The necessity of pursuing true happiness is the foundation of all liberty -Happiness, in its full extent, is the utmost pleasure we are capable of.” -John Locke

35. “Happiness does not lie in happiness, but in the achievement of it.”

-Fyodor Dostoevsky



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