For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
– Albert Schweitzer
When ambition ends, happiness begins.
– Thomas Merton
Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
– Marthe Troly-Curtin
Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
– Andre Gide
Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.
– Dalai Lama XIV
The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters.
– Audrey Hepburn
Happiness in the present is only shattered by comparison with the past.
I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.
– Simon and Garfunkel
Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.
– Charlotte Brontë
He who avoids complaint invites happiness.
– Abu Bakr
It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.
– L.M. Montgomery
No medicine cures what happiness cannot.
– Gabriel García Márquez
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
– Ayn Rand
You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes.
– Lauren Oliver
True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.
– John W. Gardner
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.
– Mark Twain
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
I’d far rather be happy than right any day.
– Douglas Adams,
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
– Jim Rohn
I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.
– Jane Austen
If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.
The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
– Martha Washington
Life’s greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, This is what it is to be happy.
– Sylvia Plath,
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
– Oprah Winfrey
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure
It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
Whoever is happy will make others happy.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.
– Andy Rooney
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.
-Louisa May Alcott
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
those who do not know how to see the precious things in life will never be happy.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.
The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it. -Elbert Hubbard
The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
-Lydia M. Child
Independence is happiness.
-Susan B. Anthony
Happiness is your own treasure because it lies within you.
Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
-Daphne du Maurier
True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
-Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.
Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted.
It is sometimes easier to be happy if you don’t know everything.
-Alexander McCall Smith
Desire is individual. Happiness is common.
Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.