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Motivational Happiness Quotes

May these quotes about Happiness inspire and motivate you.

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Happiness is a function of accepting what is.
- Werner Erhard


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Life is to be taken lightly
by those who wish to be happy
and by those who wish to age gracefully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

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


 

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

If you have health, you probably will be happy,
and if you have health and happiness,
you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.
- Elbert Hubbard

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Smile, and the world smiles with you.
- Anonymous

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Fortify yourself with contentment,
for it is an impregnable fortress. -
- Epictetus

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

Happiness comes from a conscious choice to live life joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
- Anonymous

Happiness is a choice.
You grieve, you stomp your feet,
you pick yourself up and choose to be happy.
- Lucy Lawless

If you love what you are doing, you ARE a success.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

A Happy Day is a day I see all of life
with the eyes of compassion.
- Rory J. Corsiglia

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Happiness isn't at the end of the rainbow.
Happiness is at the beginning of the rainbow.
Following the rainbow is happiness,
not getting to the end of it.
- Werner Erhard

Questioning cultural norms opens new vistas of happiness and purpose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

They must often change,
who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
- Confucius

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

Be happy for this moment.
This moment is your life.
- Anonymous

Happiness lies in accepting everyone
in our lives EXACTLY as they are.
We cause ourselves untold misery whenever
we believe others to be imperfect and try to change them.
This is the number one rule for a happy relationship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Without a humble but reasonable
confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

Happiness is the final and perfect fruit
of obedience to the laws of life.
- Helen Keller

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind,
than on outward circumstances.
- Benjamin Franklin

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy
and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

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

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

The fewer secrets you have, the happier you will be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have,
instead of what you don't have.
- Woody Allen

A happy life consists not in the absence,
but in the mastery of hardships.
- Helen Keller

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Man falls from the pursuit of the ideal
of plain living and high thinking
the moment he wants to multiply his daily wants.
Man's happiness really lies in contentment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

Today is a Happy Day because I say it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Profit is a by-product of work;
happiness is its chief product.
- Henry Ford

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

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

We deem those happy, who from the experience of life
have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
- Carl Jung

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

There is joy in work.
There is no happiness except in the realization
that we have accomplished something.
- Henry Ford

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled.
- Benjamin Spock

Whatever you want in life, start today.
Not tomorrow - today.
Let it be a small beginning - a tiny beginning.
Your happiness depends on starting today - every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Action may not always bring happiness;
but there is no happiness without action.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo


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