Happiness Quotes to lift the Spirit!

The following happiness quotes validate the idea of happiness as an intrinsic part of yourself. True happiness is not far away, it is right inside of you where it has always been. Let’s uncover it!!!

We have already wasted enough time looking for happiness where it isn’t. It is about time to start enjoying life the way it was meant to be!

Let’s start with some quotes about happiness from the east:

“The basic thing is that everyone wants happiness, no one wants suffering. And happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors. If your own mental attitude is correct, even if you remain in a hostile atmosphere, you feel happy.”

Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

“Who is Rich? He who is happy with his lot.”

The Talmud

Quotes on happiness by great thinkers:

“I've decided to be happy, because it is good for my health.” –


“Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

Abraham Lincoln

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful”

Albert Schweitzer

A Native American quote on happiness:

“Sometimes I go about pitying myself and all the while I am being carried across the sky by beautiful clouds.”

Ojibway Indian Expression

Happiness quotes by authors and poets:

“Optimist: Person who travels on nothing from nowhere to happiness.”

Mark Twain

“Happiness is as a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Worry does not empty tomorrow of sorrow - it empties today of strength"

Corrie Ten Boom

“IF you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.”

Maya Angelou

“It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day to day basis”

Margaret Bonnano

“But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?”

Albert Camus

More beautiful quotes on happiness…

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”

Henri Matisse

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.”

Denis Waitley

“You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.”

Ruth E. Renkl

“Contentment comes as the infallible result of great acceptances, great humilities – of not trying to make ourselves this or that, but of surrendering ourselves to the fullness of life – of letting life flow through us.”

David Grayson

“Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy -- because we will always want to have something else or something more.”

David Steindl-Rast

“Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: 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

Uncover The Happiness that Is In Your Heart…

These wonderful happiness quotes reinforce the message that is the foundation of this website. The message is simple but wise:

THE GREATEST HAPPINESS IS ALREADY WITHIN YOURSELF! Let’s uncover it and enjoy life the way we are supposed to.

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