Happy Quotes and Sayings - Page 5



Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
Robert G. Ingersoll

To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
Helen Rowland

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

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
Theodore I. Rubin

Happiness pulses with every beat of my heart.
Emily Logan Decens

If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.
Josh Billings

If you observe a really happy man you will find him building a boat, writing a symphony, educating his son, growing double dahlias in his garden, or looking for dinosaur eggs in the Gobi desert. He will not be searching for happiness as if it were a collar button that has rolled under the radiator. He will not be striving for it as a goal in itself. He will have become aware that he is happy in the course of living life twenty-four crowded hours of the day.
W. Beran Wolfe

I hate being happy. It pisses me off. Because I know if I try to grab it, it will slip away, like one of those goddamn water snakes. And I hate just looking. I always try to grab.
D.H. Mondfleur

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
Hosea Ballou

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 is like a cat, If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you; it will never come. But if you pay not attention to it and go about your business, you’ll find it rubbing against your legs and jumping into your lap.
William Bennett

Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
Thomas Jefferson

A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
Marcus Annaeus Seneca

No one is happy all his life long.
Euripides

To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.
Albert Camus

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

Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.
Paramhansa Yogananda

The happy have whole days,
and those they choose.
The unhappy have but hours,
and those they lose.
Colley Cibber

Happiness is liberty from everything that makes us unhappy.
Vernon Howard

The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: if you pursue happiness you’ll never find it.
C.P. Snow

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.
Groucho Marx

The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end and beginning of his life.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.
Iris Murdoch

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.
George Orwell

Happiness adds and multiplies, as we divide it with others.
A. Nielsen

Happiness is something you get as a by-product in the process of making something else.
Aldous Huxley

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
John Stuart Mill

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us
Helen Keller

Neither wealth or greatness render us happy.
Jean de La Fontaine

Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you have decided to look beyond the imperfections.
Anonymous

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