Happy Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul, but his life.
G. K. Chesterton
Happiness is a form of courage.
The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
Leon Joseph Cardinal Suenens
The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
George Bernard Shaw
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 best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash.
Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
The best vitamin to be a happy person is B1.
Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.
The only time I was truly happy was as a child, before I knew what happiness was – or wasn’t.
Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other. When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack.
Hazelmarie Elliott (Mattie)
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.
Eric Hoffer (The Passionate State of Mind, 1954)
A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.
Bernard de Fontenelle
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.
Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower.
Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own.
We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.
If you are not happy here and now, you never will be.
He alone is great and happy who requires neither to command nor to obey in order to secure his being of some importance in this world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Albert Camus (The Fall, 1956)
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
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.