Quotes About Life

Quotes About LifeWe all have the will, and the power to be happy, but whether or not we use it is our own decision. So the following happy sayings will try to make you think about your own happiness and how you can improve your life and your vision upon life. Don’t delay to live a meaningful life. You owe it to yourself and to your loved ones.

The great thing about being happy is that it’s a contagious state of mind. You will notice positive changes in your health, and in your relationships with others. A happy person is always a person you want to have close. So be the change you want to see in others.

Have fun reading the following quotes:


My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate.
-Thornton Wilder

The best vitamin to be a happy person is B1.

If you want to be happy, be.
-Leo Tolstoy

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
-Joseph Addison

Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.
-Palmer Sondreal

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.
-James Openheim

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
-Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

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.
-Frederick Keonig

Happiness is a direction, not a place.
-Sydney J. Harris

A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
-Dalai Lama

We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
-Walter Savage Landor

Joy is a flower that blooms when you do.

Happiness is a by-product of an effort to make someone else happy.
-Gretta Brooker Palmer

A man’s as miserable as he thinks he is.

Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.

The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.
-William Saroyan

The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash.

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
-Margaret Lee Runbeck

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.
-Douglas Jerrold

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 are not happy here and now, you never will be.
-Taisen Deshimaru

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.
-Maxim Gorky

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
-Freya Stark

In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness, otherwise how would you know when you’re happy?
Leslie Caron

On the whole, the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.
-William R. Inge

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

Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
-Mahatma Gandhi

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

Some pursue happiness, others create it.

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.

Gather the crumbs of happiness and they will make you a loaf of contentment.

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
-Albert Camus

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements in life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
-Charles Kingsley

Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.
-William Feather

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
– Unknown

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
-Bertrand Russell

Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.
-Mildred Barthel

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