Being happy is sometimes easier said than done. Here we have a collection of quotes about being happy and happiness. These quotes and sayings are also a great way to express your happiness to others.
Quotes about Being Happy
The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it.
Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
Robert S. Lynd
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.
Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.
You need to learn to be happy by nature, because you’ll seldom have the chance to be happy by circumstance.
Lavetta Sue Wegman
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 a paradise in a few years.
Quotes on Happiness
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year’s course. 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.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.
Cute Quotes about Being Happy
The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Allan K. Chalmers
When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
Lee Ann Womack
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
Your greatest gift to others is to be happy and to radiate your happiness to the entire world.
Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Happiness? That’s nothing more than health and a poor memory.
Quotes on Being Happy
Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.
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.
Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.
There is work that is work and there is play that is play; there is play that is work and work that is play. And in only one of these lies happiness.
Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.
On the whole, the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.
William R. Inge
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.
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