Happiness

Aristotle
“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” — Aristotle
Charles Dickens
“Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes.” — Charles Dickens
Eric Hoffer
“The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.” — Eric Hoffer
Nicolas Chamfort
“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth. ” — Nicolas Chamfort
Brian Tracy
“Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.” — Brian Tracy
Denis Waitley
“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed.” — Denis Waitley
Morgan Wootten
“If I can pay the bills, I'm happy.” — Morgan Wootten
Hans Christian Andersen
“To be of use to the world is the only way to be happy.” — Hans Christian Andersen
Sathya Sai Baba
“The secret of happiness is not in doing what you like but in liking what you have to do.” — Sathya Sai Baba
Honore De Balzac
“Every moment of happiness requires a great amount of Ignorance” — Honore de Balzac
Robert Greene
“If the happiness and prosperity of other people depend on you, you have nothing to fear anymore.” — Robert Greene
Roy T. Bennett
“Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people's hands.” — Roy T. Bennett
Aristotle
“Happiness is a quality of the soul...not a function of one's material circumstances.” — Aristotle
Ayn Rand
“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” — Ayn Rand
Paramahansa Yogananda
“Be as simple as you can be; you will be astonished to see how uncomplicated and happy your life can become.” — Paramahansa Yogananda
Marcus Aurelius
“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” — Marcus Aurelius
Thich Nhat Hanh
“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” — Thich Nhat Hanh
Sydney Smith
“Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love, and to be loved, is the greatest happiness of existence.” — Sydney Smith
Dan Millman
“There is no path to Happiness. Happiness is the path.” — Dan Millman
Earl Nightingale
“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future.” — Earl Nightingale
Norman Vincent Peale
“A vital part of the happiness formula is self-discipline. Whoever conquers himself knows deep happiness that fills the heart with joy.” — Norman Vincent Peale
Charles Spurgeon
“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” — Charles Spurgeon
Albus Dumbledore
“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” — Albus Dumbledore
Zen Proverb
“Unhappiness enters through a door that has been left open.” — Zen Proverb
Sydney Smith
“When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature.” — Sydney Smith
Naval Ravikant
“Every second you have on this planet is very precious and it's your responsibility that you're happy.” — Naval Ravikant
Zig Ziglar
“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now.” — Zig Ziglar
Celestine Chua
“Happiness is an effect of doing what you love, not an end goal to be achieved.” — Celestine Chua
Dan Millman
“May you find grace as you surrender to life. May you find happiness, as you stop seeking it.” — Dan Millman
Roy T. Bennett
“Don't waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.” — Roy T. Bennett
George Washington
“Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. ” — George Washington
Epictetus
“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power or our will.” — Epictetus
W.p. Kinsella
“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.” — W.P. Kinsella
Dan Millman
“The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.” — Dan Millman
Richard Bach
“I do not exist to impress the world. I exist to live my life in a way that will make me happy.” — Richard Bach
Mother Teresa
“Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” — Mother Teresa
Bette Midler
“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.” — Bette Midler
Zhuangzi
“Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.” — Zhuangzi
Celestine Chua
“Every moment you get is a gift. Spend it on things that matter. Don't spend it by dwelling on unhappy things.” — Celestine Chua
Norman Vincent Peale
“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
Dale Carnegie
“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 it.” — Dale Carnegie
Alexandre Dumas
“Often we pass beside happiness without seeing it, without looking at it, or even if we have seen and looked at it, without recognizing it.” — Alexandre Dumas
Herodotus
“The saddest aspect of life is that there is no one on earth whose happiness is such that he won't sometimes wish he were dead rather than alive.” — Herodotus
Mahatma Gandhi
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” — Mahatma Gandhi
Roy T. Bennett
“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.” — Roy T. Bennett
Rita Mae Brown
“Happiness is pretty simple: someone to love, something to do, something to look forward to.” — Rita Mae Brown
George Bernard Shaw
“Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness but it is greatness.” — George Bernard Shaw
Eleanor Roosevelt
“Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well lived.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
Christopher Mccandless
“Happiness is only real, when shared.” — Christopher McCandless
Audrey Hepburn
“The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy, it's all that matters.” — Audrey Hepburn

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