Here is a collection of happiness quotes:
“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness”.
– Charles Spurgeon
“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved”.
– George Sand
“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition”.
– Martha Washington
“Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values”.
– Ayn Rand
“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more”.
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be”.
– Abraham Lincoln
“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
“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits”.
– Thomas Jefferson
“True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose”.
– Helen Keller
“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion”.
– Dalai Lama
“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 Green Ingersoll
“A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world”.
– Joseph Addison
“That should be the measure of success for everyone. It’s not money, it’s not fame, it’s not celebrity; my index of success is happiness”.
– Lupe Fiasco
“When what we are is what we want to be, that’s happiness”.
– Malcolm Forbes
“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will”.
“If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved”.
– Maurice Chevalier
“Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it”.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne
“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature”.
– Marcus Aurelius
“Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens”.
– Douglas William Jerrold
“Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit”.
– Hosea Ballou
“Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude”.
– Dale Carnegie