Short Quotes About Happiness (True Happiness Quotes)

Short Quotes About Happiness

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

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

“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.”

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

“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.”

Short Quotes About Happiness

“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.”

“It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.”

“Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.”

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

“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.”

Happiness is quotes

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”

“Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.”

“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.”

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

“Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.”

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

“The only joy in the world is to begin.”

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go”

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon”

Quotes about love and life

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

“What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.”

“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.”

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”

“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 that has been opened for us.”

Quotes about love and life

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”

“It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.”

“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.”

“If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling in the world.”

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”

Quotes about happiness and love

“Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”

“The pleasure which we most rarely experience gives us greatest delight.”

“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.”

“Happiness is acceptance.”

“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”

“We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround us as members of the same human family. The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness.”

“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.”

“The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.”

“For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them.”

True happiness quotes

“A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?”

“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”

“Happiness is a state of activity.”

“This planet has – or rather had – a problem, which was this: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned with the movement of small green pieces of paper, which was odd because on the whole it wasn’t the small green pieces of paper that were unhappy.”

True happiness quotes

“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.”

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”

“The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.”

“Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every other – it is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.”

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

Happy lovely quotes

“Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.”

“When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.”

“I’d far rather be happy than right any day.”

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.”

“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.”

“The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.”

“Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.”

“Our envy always lasts longer than the happiness of those we envy.”

“Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.”

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