Happiness

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
Sydney Smith
“Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love, and to be loved, is the greatest happiness of existence.” — Sydney Smith
Morgan Wootten
“If I can pay the bills, I'm happy.” — Morgan Wootten
Honore De Balzac
“All happiness depends on courage and work.” — Honore de Balzac
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
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
Andrew Carnegie
“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” — Andrew Carnegie
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
Christopher Mccandless
“Happiness is only real when shared.” — Christopher McCandless
Zig Ziglar
“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want right now.” — Zig Ziglar
Marcus Aurelius
“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” — Marcus Aurelius
Naval Ravikant
“Happiness is a choice and a skill and you can dedicate yourself to learning that skill and making that choice.” — Naval Ravikant
Marcus Aurelius
“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly.” — Marcus Aurelius
Norman Vincent Peale
“When you get up in the morning, you have two choices - either to be happy or to be unhappy. Just choose to be happy.” — Norman Vincent Peale
Mother Teresa
“Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” — Mother Teresa
Audrey Hepburn
“The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy, it's all that matters.” — Audrey Hepburn
Bob Marley
“Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections.” — Bob Marley
Alexandre Dumas
“I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.” — Alexandre Dumas
Henry Ward Beecher
“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” — Henry Ward Beecher
Albus Dumbledore
“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” — Albus Dumbledore
Rita Mae Brown
“Happiness is pretty simple: someone to love, something to do, something to look forward to.” — Rita Mae Brown
Norman Vincent Peale
“Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.” — Norman Vincent Peale
Dale Carnegie
“Success is getting what you want... Happiness is wanting what you get.” — Dale Carnegie
Norman Vincent Peale
“No man is happy who does not think himself so.” — Norman Vincent Peale
Bette Midler
“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.” — Bette Midler
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
Aristotle
“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” — Aristotle
Naval Ravikant
“Every second you have on this planet is very precious and it's your responsibility that you're happy.” — Naval Ravikant
Brian Tracy
“Happiness comes when you believe in what you are doing, know what you are doing, and love what you are doing.” — Brian Tracy
Mary Engelbreit
“Happiness must be grown in one's own garden.” — Mary Engelbreit
Thich Nhat Hanh
“There is no way to happiness - happiness is the way.” — Thich Nhat Hanh
Simon Sinek
“If you want to feel happy, do something for yourself. If you want to feel fulfilled, do something for someone else.” — Simon Sinek
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
William James
“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” — William James
Jonathan Swift
“Every day is an opportunity to a make a new happy ending.” — Jonathan Swift
Mahatma Gandhi
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” — Mahatma Gandhi
George Bernard Shaw
“We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.” — George Bernard Shaw
Zhuangzi
“Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.” — Zhuangzi
Richard Bach
“If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.” — Richard Bach
Rita Mae Brown
“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.” — Rita Mae Brown
Aristotle
“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” — Aristotle
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
Publilius Syrus
“No man is happy unless he believes he is.” — Publilius Syrus
Brian Tracy
“Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.” — Brian Tracy
Steve Maraboli
“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” — Steve Maraboli
Dalai Lama
“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” — Dalai Lama
Charles Spurgeon
“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” — Charles Spurgeon
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
Denis Waitley
“Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.” — Denis Waitley

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