61 True Happiness Quotes To Live With Joy

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Get here the list of some best inspirational true happiness quotes that will help you to find happiness in your life.

True Happiness Quotes

1. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. “It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Diary

3. “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” ― Albert Camus

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

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5. “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

6. “Take responsibility for your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands.” ― Roy T. Bennett

7. “Happiness is a warm puppy.” ― Charles M. Schulz

8. “You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer

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

10. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ― Marcel Proust

11. “The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

12. “You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes”.” ― Lauren Oliver, Delirium

13. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get” ― W. P. Kinsella

14. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

15. “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” ― Ayn Rand

16. “Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world.” ― Orhan Pamuk, Snow

17. “Stop comparing yourself to other people, just choose to be happy and live your own life.” ― Roy T. Bennett

18. “Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

19. “I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.” ― Alexandre Dumas

20. “A mathematical formula for happiness: Reality divided by Expectations.There were two ways to be happy: improve your reality or lower your expectations.” ― Jodi Picoult

21. “I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.” ― Drew Barrymore

22. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” ― William James

23. “Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

24. “You are in charge of your own happiness; you don’t need to wait for other people’s permission to be happy.” ― Roy T. Bennett

25. “There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.” ― Charlotte Brontë

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

27. “The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.” ― C.S. Lewis

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

29. “That’s the difference between me and the rest of the world! Happiness isn’t good enough for me! I demand euphoria!” ― Bill Watterson

30. “Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

31. “If only we’d stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time.” ― Edith Wharton

Inspirational Quotes to Find True Happiness

32. “Happiness. It was the place where passion, with all its dazzle and drumbeat, met something softer: homecoming and safety and pure sunbeam comfort. It was all those things, intertwined with the heat and the thrill, and it was as bright within her as a swallowed star.” ― Laini Taylor

33. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

34. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” ― Oprah Winfrey

35. “Happiness is a risk. If you’re not a little scared, then you’re not doing it right.” ― Sarah Addison Allen

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

37. “My happiness is not the means to an end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.” ― Ayn Rand, Anthem

38. “They’ve got no idea what happiness is, they don’t know that without this love there is no happiness or unhappiness for us–there is no life.” ― Leo Tolstoy

39. “One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.” ― Aristotle

40. “Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

41. “Woman is not made to be the admiration of all, but the happiness of one.” ― Edmund Burke

42. “Happiness was but the occasional episode in a general drama of pain.” ― Thomas Hardy

43. “The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.” ― Mark Twain

44. “All happiness depends on courage and work.” ― Honoré de Balzac

45. “Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.” ― Roy T. Bennett

46. “Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” ― Mother Teresa

47. “Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” ― Steve Maraboli

48. “Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.” ― Charlotte Bronte

49. “Happiness depends on your mindset and attitude.” ― Roy T. Bennett

50. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” ― Aristotle

51. “True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.” ― Seneca

52. “Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” ― Guillaume Apollinaire

53. “Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” ― Robert Frost

54. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim, and end of human existence.” ― Aristotle

55. “We don’t even ask happiness, just a little less pain.” ― Charles Bukowski

56. “Stop giving other people the power to control your happiness, your mind, and your life. If you don’t take control of yourself and your own life, someone else is bound to try.” ― Roy T. Bennett

57. “Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration.” ― Pat Conroy

58. “Whoever is happy will make others happy.” ― Anne Frank

59. “The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.” ― Carrie Jones, Need

60. “I’m choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I’m making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

61. “Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.” ― Daphne Du Maurier