80 Happiness Quotes That Will Make You Smile Instantly

Happiness is an inside job, therefore we always need to remind ourselves to be happy, below are some great quotes that will boost your happiness instantly:

1- If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else. -Chinese proverb

2- Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have. -Unknown

3- Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. -Mahatma Gandhi

4- Happiness consists of three things; Someone to love, work to do, and a clear conscience. -Unknown

5- The thing that counts most in the pursuit of happiness is choosing the right companion. -Unknown

6- Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. -Oscar Wilde

7- Not what you have, but what you see; Not what you see, but what you choose; Not what seems fair, but what is true; Not what you dream, but what you do; Not what you take, but what you give; Not as you pray, but as you live. These are the things that mar or bless The sum of human happiness. -Unknown

8- A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be. -Abraham Lincoln

9- Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think. -Dale Carnegie

10- Happiness depends upon ourselves. -Aristotle

11- The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. -Unknown

12- Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. -Thomas Jefferson

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

14- Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. -Joseph Addison

15- Happiness is not a reward: it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment: it is a result. -Robert Green Ingersoll

16- True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice. -Ben Jonson

17- We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves. -François de La Rochefoucauld

18- The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; The wise grows it under his feet. -Julius Robert Oppenheimer

19- Happiness is not a state to arrive at, rather, a manner of traveling. -Samuel Johnson

20- True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. -Joseph Addison

21- Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved. -Victor Hugo

22- Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

23- 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

24- Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness. -George Santayana

25- Happiness is not a possession to be prized. It is a quality of thought, a state of mind. -Dame Daphme du Maurier

26- Happiness is a ball after which we run wherever it rolls, and we push it with our feet when it stops. -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

27- Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. -Guillaume Apollinaire

28- To be happy we must not be too concerned with others. -Albert Camus

29- The man who is born with a talent which he was meant to use finds his greatest happiness in using it. -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

30- Men who are unhappy, like men who sleep badly, are always proud of the fact. -Bertrand Russell

31- The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good. -Bertrand Russell

32- The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom. -Arthur Schopenhauer

33- Happiness is good for the body but sorrow strengthens the spirit. -Unknown

34- Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances. -Unknown

35- The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do. -Unknown

36- Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained; most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources. -Herbert Spencer

37- Man is the artificer of his own happiness. -Henry David Thoreau

38- We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. -George Bernard Shaw

39- If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years. -Bertrand Russell

40- Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. which give happiness. Thomas Jefferson We never enjoy perfect happiness; our most fortunate successes are mingled with sadness; some anxieties always perplex the reality of our satisfaction. -William James

41- Happiness is a sort of action. -Aristotle

42- There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation. -Henri Bergson

43- Human happiness seems to consist in three ingredients: action, pleasure and indolence. -David Hume

44- The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. -Fyodor Dostoyevsky

45- Happiness and virtue rest upon each other; the best are not only the happiest, but the happiest are usually the best. -Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

46- To have joy one must share it. Happiness was born a twin. -Lord Byron

47- True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents. -John W. Gardner

48- Happiness is a how, not a what: a talent, not an object. -Hermann Hesse

49- The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. -Eric Hoffer

50- Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind. -Thomas Jefferson

51- Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. -Robert Frost

52- There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way. -Wayne Dyer

53- To fill the hour -- that is happiness. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

54- Anything you're good at contributes to happiness. -Bertrand Russell

55- Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness. -George Orwell

56- Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself. -Plutarch

57- There is no happiness; there are only moments of happiness. -Spanish proverb

58- Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product. -Eleanor Roosevelt

59- To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity. -Samuel Johnson 

60- Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so. -John Stuart Mill

Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe. -Orison Swett Marden

62- True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery

63- A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him. -Alexander Solzhenitsyn

64- If you're ever given the choice between happiness and intelligence choose happiness -Unknown

65- The biggest lie on the planet: When I get what I want, I will be happy. -Unknown

66- The pursuit of happiness is the chase of a life time. -Unknown

67- When we are happy we are always good, but when we are good we are not always happy. -Oscar Wilde

68- Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing. -William Butler Yeats

69- Nobody really cares if you're miserable, so you might as well be happy. -Anonymous

70- If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem. - Richard Bach

71- Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think. - Dale Carnegie

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

73- All you need to do to be a bit sexier is to smile once in a while! – Peter Andre

74- Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. – Robert Anthony

75- Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic. – Rosalind Russell

76- True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents. – John W. Gardner

77- You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted. – Ruth E. Renkl

78- Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain. - Charlie Chaplin

79- A man isn't poor if he can still laugh. – Raymond Hitchcock

80- He who doesn’t notice whether it is winter or summer is happy. – Anton Chekhov

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