65+ Best Happiness Quotes To Make You Feel Good

Best happiness quotes

Happiness is an emotional state as well as a common goal that many people seek to experience as much as possible. It is a feeling of extreme joy. Happiness can be described as feelings of joy, contentment and satisfaction, and the state of being free from negative influences such as sadness or depression. 

It can be brought about in a number of ways, from being in love with your close family and friends to achieving the goals you have been working on for so long, or simply by eating a delicious bowl of homemade soup when you’re sick with a bad cold.

We all want to be happy and we all want to find ways to deal with the stress and challenges that life throws at us. We all strive to find happiness and to lead fulfilling lives. This blog will look at this important topic and will focus on happiness quotes and how we can use these to help us lead happier lives.

Here’s a list of 65+ amazing quotes about happiness from some truly inspiring people.

If you are looking for Happiness Quotes, this article will be useful for you.

Best Happiness Quotes ⬇

“On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.”

Eckhart Tolle

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

Abraham Lincoln

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"One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory."  

Rita Mae Brown

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

Jim Rohn

“I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.”

Dalai Lama

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"Happiness comes from peace. Peace comes from indifference."

Naval Ravikant

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"Happiness is a direction, not a place."

Sydney J. Harris

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

Marthe Troly-Curtin

“Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.”

J. Donald Walters

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"Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them."
Steve Maraboli

“Happiness is your own treasure because it lies within you.”

Prem Rawat

“Life finds its purpose and fulfilment in the expansion of happiness.”

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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“It’s the most beautiful job in the world to give happiness to people.“

Hubert de Givenchy

“Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.”

Maxim Gorky

"Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible." Augustine of Hippo

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"When ambition ends, happiness begins." - Thomas Merton

“Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.”

Joseph Wood Krutch

“An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.”

Lydia M. Child

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

Jim Rohn

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“In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.”

W. H. Auden

“There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.”

Maria Mitchell

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"Happiness is a function of accepting what is."

Werner Erhard

“Research has shown that the best way to be happy is to make each day happy.”

Deepak Chopra

“Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness.”

Richard Bach

“Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.”

William E. Gladstone

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"Happiness is not doing fun things. Happiness is doing meaningful things."

Maxime Lagacé

“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 an inside job.”

William Arthur Ward

“You do the right thing even if it makes you feel bad. The purpose of life is not to be happy but to be worthy of happiness.”

Tracy Kidder

“Being happy is of the utmost importance. Success in anything is through happiness.”

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Short Happiness Quotes ⬇

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"There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved."
George Sand

“I always was a rich person because moneys not related to happiness.“

Paulo Coelho

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

Lucille Ball

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"Happiness is a state where nothing is missing."

Naval Ravikant

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.

Rita Mae Brown

He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.

Marcus Aurelius

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Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.

Steve Maraboli

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

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

–  Joseph Addison

If you want to be happy, be.

Leo Tolstoy

Happiness is a function of accepting what is.

–  Werner Erhard

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“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”
Omar Khayyam

"You can only have bliss if you don’t chase it."

–  Henepola Gunaratana

"Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened."

Ludwig Jacobowski

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"Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes."

Charles Dickens

"Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness."

–  Frank Tyger

"Enjoy it. Because it’s happening."

Stephen Chbosky

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"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open." - John Barrymore

"Happiness is a direction, not a place." 

–  Sydney J. Harris

"True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self."

Joseph Addison

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

"Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour."

–  Walt Whitman

"Happiness? That’s nothing more than health and a poor memory."

Albert Schweitzer

"It’s the moments that I stopped just to be, rather than do, that have given me true happiness."

Richard Branson

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"True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future."

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Little Happiness Quotes ⬇

"I am very happy because I have conquered myself and not the world. I am very happy because I have loved the world and not myself."

Sri Chinmoy

"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

"Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness."

–  Ayn Rand

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"Happiness is a virtue, not its reward." - Baruch Spinoza

"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."

–  Dalai Lama

"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."

Dalai Lama

"Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values."

 Ayn Rand

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."


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"True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose." Helen Keller

In our lives, change is unavoidable, loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change, lies our happiness and freedom."


Short Quotes About Happiness ⬇

"For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters."

Audrey Hepburn

"Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know."

Ernest Hemingway

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"There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved."

George Sand

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”

Dale Carnegie

“A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Thich Nhat Hanh

“The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.”

William Ralph Inge

“My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.”

Michael J. Fox

“It’s enough to indulge and to be selfish but true happiness is really when you start giving back.”

Adrian Grenier

“When you’re happy you find pure joy in your life. There are no regrets in this state of happiness – and that’s a goal worth striving for in all areas of your life.”

Suze Orman

Frequently Asked Questions

True happiness quotes:

True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Just staying healthy, that is true wealth and true happiness.
– Jon Jones

True success, true happiness lies in freedom and fulfillment.
– Dada Vaswani

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”
— Aristotle
“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.”
— Albert Camus
“Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.”
— Dennis Waitley

Happiness is subjective. What makes you happy doesn’t necessarily make me happy. Happiness isn’t something you can buy, it’s something you can make. These are some of the numerous things that make me happy.


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