Finding Happiness: Happiness Quotes

Finding happiness is something we are all looking for. Finding happiness does not have to hard for many of us. I am sure these quotes will inspire you as it has inspired me.

No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth.- Francis Bacon

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

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

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 – Buddha

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.  -Jacques Prévert

If you want to be happy, be.  –Leo Tolstoy

Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.  -Palmer Sondreal

Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys.  If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.  -Fyodor Dostoevsky

What a wonderful life I’ve had!  I only wish I’d realized it sooner.  -Colette

If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.  –Edith Wharton

Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.  –Cynthia Nelms

It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness.  Poverty and wealth have both failed.  –Frank McKinney “Kin” Hubbard

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.  –James Openheim

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.  –John Barrymore

The happy have whole days,
and those they choose.
The unhappy have but hours,
and those they lose.
-Colley Cibber

My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right? – Charles Schulz

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier.  The way it actually works is the reverse.  You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.  –Margaret Young

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.– Carl Jung

There is no duty we so underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world. – Robert Louis Stevenson

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

The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.- Thomas Jefferson

When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace. – Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

You can never get enough of what you don’t need to make you happy. – Eric Hoffer

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.- James Oppenheim

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination. – Mark Twain

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

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