Meaningful Quotes and Be Happy Quotes and Sayings

A couple of meaningful quotes to meditate upon.

A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.
Oscar Wilde

A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.
Alexander Solzehnitsyn

A person may rightfully be happy if in this life he could do a great favor for widows and orphans, could assist support than, and facilitate fate of people.
Islom Karimov

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?
Albert Einstein

Act happy, feel happy, be happy, without a reason in the world. Then you can love, and do what you will.
Dan Millman

After I can be happy with knowing that I did what I wanted to do.
Namie Amuro

All of us, who are members of the Germanic peoples, can be happy and thankful that once in thousands of years fate has given us, from among the Germanic peoples, such a genius, a leader, our Fuehrer Adolf Hitler, and you should be happy to be allowed to work with us.
Heinrich Himmler

All you may need to be happy is love, but to survive you need money!
Jason Zebehazy

Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?
Samuel Johnson

Am I being typecast as a horrible person? I don’t know. I don’t think so. But if it happens, I’d rather get to play that, because there’s nothing fun about being sweet. Sweet can be so boring, so I’d be happy staying away from that.
January Jones

An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy.
Augustine Birrell

As a real person, he wouldn’t last a minute, would he? But drama is about imperfection. And we’ve moved away from the aspirational hero. We got tired of it, it was dull. If I was House’s friend, I would hate it. How he so resolutely refuses to be happy or take the kind-hearted road. But we don’t always like morally good people, do we?
Hugh Laurie

As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
Fran Lebowitz

As long as she is talented enough and passionate about doing it herself then I will be happy and support her. I think I will be sensible – my parents said I could only do it if I got my education and so I had something to fall back on.
Anna Friel

As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.
Blaise Pascal

As we depend upon our masters, for what we eat and drink and wear, and for all our comfortable things in this world, we cannot be happy, unless we please them.
Jupiter Hammon

Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.
Thucydides

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Omar Khayyam

Be happy or die.
Rob Cohen

Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.
William E. Gladstone

Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

But, you know, I’d be happy just making music.
John Lurie

Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
Hannah Arendt

Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy.
Swami Sivananda

Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.
Alice Walker

Don’t wish me happiness – I don’t expect to be happy it’s gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor – I will need them all.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Every body about me seem’d happy but every body seem’d in a hurry to be happy somewhere else.
Hannah Cowley

Find me a man who’s interesting enough to have dinner with and I’ll be happy.
Lauren Bacall

For the last few years, it’s been so chic for everybody to be miserable. Like if you’re in with the cool crowd, you can’t be happy.
Lenny Kravitz

Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
Arnold Bennett

Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
J. Donald Walters

Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.
J. Donald Walters

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

Happiness was not made to be boasted, but enjoyed. Therefore tho others count me miserable, I will not believe them if I know and feel myself to be happy; nor fear them.
Thomas Traherne

Having been let out of the barn once, I know I wouldn’t be happy if I were home all the time.
Meryl Streep

Having good health, being able to breathe and be happy, that’s one of the most beautiful gifts. On top of that, I have the gift to play music and make people happy through that. I’m just telling you from my heart, I’m so in love with life.
Roy Ayers

He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
Aesop

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
Chanakya

Henceforth, we shall be happy to be a free citizen in an independent country.
Bao Dai

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
Oscar Wilde

I am a genius. Then it amused me to keep saying so, but now it does not. I expected to be happy sometime. Now I know I shall never be.
Mary MacLane

I am much obliged by the favourable sentiments you express towards me, and shall be happy if I can be of service in carrying into execution your plans.
George Stephenson

I am not sure that it is of the first importance that you should be happy. Many an unhappy man has been of deep service to himself and to the world.
Woodrow Wilson

I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
Helen Keller

I can’t laugh, be happy, present myself at any prize and also win on the centre court.
Gabriela Sabatini

I could be happy doing something like architecture. It would involve another couple of years of graduate school, but that’s what I studied in college. That’s what I always wanted to do.
Parker Stevenson

I did not know what it was to be happy for a whole day at a time, scarcely for an hour.
Georg Brandes

I don’t do impersonations. I can do a wounded elephant! I can do a really good cow! And because of the amount of time I spent in North Yorkshire, I do a variety of sheep. All of which I will be happy to roll out for you!
Patrick Stewart

I don’t know, I just want to be happy. I could be in a hole somewhere. Or I could completely lose it and be some hippy living in the woods with my dad.
Shia LaBeouf

I don’t really make plans and I just want to be happy and continue with my business and take care of my wife and kids. I want to sit back, relax and enjoy life.
Larry Holmes

I don’t think any child could really be happy between five and eight away from their parents.
Tina Louise

I don’t think I could be happy as an actor if there was a tyrant on the set.
David Warner

I don’t think there’s a problem with being a teen idol, if that happens to me, I’ll be happy to deal with it.
Josh Hartnett

I don’t trip on that much. I just like to enjoy life and be happy.
Roy Ayers

I don’t trust the Bee Gee’s because there’s no way they could always be happy.
Jon Crosby

I don’t want to be stinky poo poo girl, I want to be happy flower child.
Drew Barrymore

I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education.
Angela Merkel

I hate crowds of people pretending to be happy on one night of the year, where they get drunk and obnoxious by the end of the night.
Kenny Hickey

I have given up trying to be happy. It is no use an leads to nothing.
Anna Held

I have this really high priority on happiness and finding something to be happy about.
Taylor Swift

I have to be happy in the here and now because every time you start focusing on your legacy you’re really setting yourself up for disappointment.
Michael Bolton

I just want the fans of the book to be happy. I don’t necessarily care about anyone else.
Kristen Stewart

I just want to get on stage and sing and be happy.
Ronnie Spector

I just wanted to be married and to be happy ever after.
Moira Kelly

I knew that I did not have to buy into society’s notion that I had to be handsome and healthy to be happy. I was in charge of my “spaceship” and it was my up, my down. I could choose to see this situation as a setback or as a starting point. I chose to begin life again.
Warren Mitchell

I like looking nice, but I always put comfort over fashion. I don’t find thin girls attractive; be happy and healthy. I’ve never had a problem with the way I look. I’d rather have lunch with my friends than go to a gym.
Adele

I love good and pleasure, I hate evil and pain, I want to be happy and I am not mistaken in believing, that people, angels and even demons have those same inclinations.
Nicolas Malebranche

I married a woman who is much better than me, I’m very fortunate to be with her and I know I’ll be happy with her the rest of my life.
James Caviezel

I mean, I can actually say goodbye to the game of golf, never hit another golf shot the rest of my life and I’d be happy because I can get back in life without any rotation.
Greg Norman

I need freedom to be happy.
Johnny Weissmuller

I need to write to be happy.
Nora Roberts

I see nothing wrong with the human trait to desire. In fact, I consider it integral to our success mechanism. Becoming attached to what we desire is what causes the trouble. If you must have it in order to be happy, then you are denying the happiness of the here and now.
Peter McWilliams

I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future.
Howard Baker

I think it’s the same simple thing for everyone – to be happy, and have love in your life.
Juliette Binoche

I think people really want to be happy.
John Astin

I think when an actress marries she should leave the stage. She cannot be happy if she is married and remains on the stage. She must care more for her art or for her husband.
Billie Burke

I thought I had too much money to be happy and normal. Thousand of pounds is just too much for a working person to handle all of a sudden, and I felt I didn’t deserve it.
Peter Green

I used to think drinking was the only way to be happy. Now I know there is no way to be happy.
Laura Kightlinger

I want just to be happy and peaceful. And that’s not always the case when you’re married.
Olivier Martinez

I want to be happy; why do I do things that make me unhappy?
Paul Schrader

I will be happy with certainly when the corruption index improve.
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation I should feel proud to do it, shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you engagements will allow you an hour and remain with best wishes for yourself, family and circuit.
John Hawley

I won’t be happy until we have every boy in America between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.
Babe Ruth

I would be happy at a piano bar, singing. I just want to home in on being the best singer I can be.
Debby Boone

I would not be happy to do what I do unless I felt that the large audience wanted it.
Giorgio Moroder

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

I’d be happy to do Star Trek again, if the writing was right.
Stephen Collins

I’m the type who’d be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn’t going to. I’m the type who’d like to sit home and watch every party that I’m invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
Andy Warhol

I’ve found that when the market’s going down and you buy funds wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won’t get there by reading ‘Now is the time to buy.’
Peter Lynch

I’ve never done anything for money. My first love is things of limited commercial appeal. I could be happy doing Shakespeare for the rest of my life.
Karen Allen

I’ve realized that being happy is a choice. You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around, but you have to be happy. When I get logical and I don’t trust my instincts – Thats when I get in trouble.
Angelina Jolie

If God is in a life, it doesn’t have to be big to be happy and to be important in His kingdom.
Keith Miller

If I am still doing what I’m doing and I still have respect in this town, haven’t done anything completely and utterly stupid, then I’ll be happy with myself.
Jeremy London

If I can wake up everyday before I die and know that I don’t have to serve anyone food or drinks, I will be happy!
Kelly Clarkson

If I was on a march at the moment I would be saying to everyone: ‘Be honest with each other. Admit there are limitless possibilities in relationships, and love as many people as you can in whatever way you want, and get rid of your inhibitions, and we’ll all be happy.
Ian Mckellen

If I win, I’ll take my wife and buy her a whole new wardrobe. If she’s happy then I’ll be happy.
Chris Daughtry

If I would be happy, I would be a very bad ball player. With me, when I get mad, it puts energy in my body.
Roberto Clemente

If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.
Edith Wharton

If the individual is to be happy in the contemporary order, he must be open-minded with respect to new values and new arrangements.
Thomas Cochrane

If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are.
Charles de Montesquieu

If you can be well without health, you may be happy without virtue.
Edmund Burke

If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people.
Leonardo DiCaprio

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

If you want to be happy for life, love what you do.
Mary Higgins Clark

If you want to be happy, be.
Leo Tolstoy

If you want to be happy, live discreetly. Does that make sense in English?
Olivier Martinez

In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
John Ruskin

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
Saint Augustine

It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Albert Camus

It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy, which would be the case in a general state of equality.
Samuel Johnson

It is by not always thinking of yourself, if you can manage it, that you might somehow be happy. Until you make room in your life for someone as important to you as yourself, you will always be searching and lost.
Richard Bach

It is not God’s will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Immanuel Kant

It isn’t necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It’s only necessary to be rich.
Alan Alda

It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.
Robert Herrick

It was a myth that’s often perpetuated at commencement that holds that only hope and promise lie beyond the halls of academe. Don’t worry, be happy. Everything is fine.
Paul Tsongas

It’s a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Albert Camus

It’s hard to be happy when you are facing 120 to 140 degree temperatures and nothing seems to be moving in a direction that you think or they think or you’ve been told it’s supposed to be moving in.
Janis Karpinski

It’s never been an issue for me – I don’t want to go on a diet, I don’t want to eat a Caesar salad with no dressing, why would I do that? I ain’t got time for this, just be happy and don’t be stupid. If I’ve got a boyfriend and he loves my body then I’m not worried.
Adele

It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.
Jane Fonda

It’s such a luxury to be able to be happy about going to work in the morning.
Joe Pantoliano

Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier.
Sam Levenson

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
Earl Nightingale

Let us all be happy, and live within our means, even if we have to borrow the money to do it with.
Charles Farrar Browne

Life is like a roller coaster, live it, be happy, enjoy life.
Avril Lavigne

Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that.
Michael Leunig

Making love in the morning got me through morning sickness. I found I could be happy and throw up at the same time.
Pamela Anderson

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

Most of us are not real eager to grow, myself included. We try to be happy by staying in the status quo. But if we’re not willing to be honest with ourselves about what we feel, we don’t evolve.
Olympia Dukakis

Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
Robert Lynd

Mother Nature made me the way I am, and I should be happy.
Karolina Kurkova

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.
Socrates

My ambition is to be happy.
Penelope Cruz

My creed is that: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so.
Robert Green Ingersoll

My father worked hard, but we were still very poor; and I didn’t want anybody arguing about money, so I became the entertainer – the one who wanted everyone to be happy. I didn’t want there to be any problems.
Diana Ross

My passion is doing movies, and as long as I keep doing that, I’ll be happy. I want to do movies, fun roles and dramatic ones. I love all of it.
Vanessa Hudgens

My passion is doing movies, so as long as I keep doing that I will be happy.
Vanessa Hudgens

My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones.
Kiana Tom

No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.
Thomas Fuller

No matter how bad things are, you can at least be happy that you woke up this morning.
D. L. Hughley

No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

No one can be said to be happy until he is dead.
Solon

Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.
Cynthia Nelms

Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Guillaume Apollinaire

Only a fool expects to be happy all the time.
Robertson Davies

Our fans want us to be happy and if that means being married or having a girlfriend, they are okay with that. Of course, in this industry it is a bit harder to have normal relationships, but it is possible.
A. J. McLean

Puritanism. The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
H. L. Mencken

Remember that as a teenager you are in the last stage of your life when you will be happy to hear the phone is for you.
Fran Lebowitz

Remember that not to be happy is not to be grateful.
Elizabeth Carter

So it doesn’t have to be happy music to be inspiring.
Bela Fleck

Some people are going to be happy with my decision, some people aren’t… But I must live my life.
Thomas Hearns

Some people can only be happy being a star. What happens if and when the work dries up?
Susan Hampshire

Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.
Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy – entertained, but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity, mostly it means that nothing much gets done.
Donald Norman

The art and culture that is New York, communications, finance, all these things help make up New York. The rest of the country should be happy that we are what we are.
David Dinkins

The British do not expect happiness. I had the impression, all the time that I lived there, that they do not want to be happy; they want to be right.
Quentin Crisp

The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy.
Ben Stein

The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.
Audrey Hepburn

The only luck I had in my life was when I married you. I knew it wouldn’t last because I was too happy. I knew they would not let me be happy.
Eddie Slovik

The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.
Ann Landers

The problem is, I don’t think I’ve got too much to offer at the minute. I’m busy working on myself. This sounds like real therapy talk, but it’s like, you’ve got to be happy with yourself before you can go out and get yourself a girl.
Robbie Williams

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Dalai Lama

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
Marcel Pagnol

The secret of happiness is the determination to be happy always, rather than wait for outer circumstances to make one happy.
J. Donald Walters

The slave may be happy, but happiness is not enough.
Herbert Read

The Soul of man is made an article of merchandize by his fellow man and can such a land be happy? No! Happyness does not dwell in any land that is scard by the blighting curse of Slavery.
Ezra Cornell

There are but two places where all go after death, white and black, rich and poor; those places are Heaven and Hell. Heaven is a place made for those, who are born again, and who love God, and it is a place where they will be happy for ever.
Jupiter Hammon

There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it.
George Herbert

They think the banjo can only be happy, but that’s not true.
Bela Fleck

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Anne Frank

This hearing came about very quickly. I do have a few preliminary comments, but I suspect you’re more interested in asking questions, and I’ll be happy to respond to those questions to the best of my ability.
David Kay

This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can’t be happy as a success, it’s very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure.
Michael Korda

Through our willingness to help others we can learn to be happy rather than depressed.
Gerald Jampolsky

Through teaching myself how to be happy and get through things, I hope I can also do that for other people.
Taryn Manning

To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution.
Samuel Johnson

To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then you’re truly wireless.
Ted Turner

To be happy is only to have freed one’s soul from the unrest of unhappiness.
Maurice Maeterlinck

To be happy is to be able to become aware of oneself without fright.
Walter Benjamin

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

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

To be happy, it first takes being comfortable being in your own shoes. The rest can work up from there.
Sophia Bush

To be happy, make other people happy.
W. Clement Stone

To be happy, to make other people happy, to get into movie production more and probably to give some other people the chances that I had, to carry on enjoying being a mum and never to stop having flowers bought for me. I’ve still got a long way to go.
Sharon Stone

To be happy, we must be true to nature and carry our age along with us.
William Hazlitt

To forget oneself is to be happy.
Robert Louis Stevenson

To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
Henri Frederic Amiel

To me, acting is acting… I’d be happy working on a street corner in a mime troupe.
Kelly McGillis

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
Golda Meir

We are more interested in making others believe we are happy than in trying to be happy ourselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented.
Walter Savage Landor

We had our first meeting yesterday, and we just laughed all the way through, so if we can bottle that, then I’ll be happy. We just get on, and that’s half the battle.
Allan Carr

We must be doing something to be happy.
William Hazlitt

We must select the illusion which appeals to our temperament, and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.
Cyril Connolly

We only have two things that we share in this life; we are born and we die. And what we do in between those times, we’ve got to be happy. I don’t let the outside world deter me.
Dawn Fraser

We, Britain and Germany, can neither of us be happy about our handling of the Iraq war.
Douglas Hurd

We’re constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

What I advise clients is, sell, pay the tax and be happy. Don’t ask me to find a replacement unless it’s land.
Mike Simpson

When you were born, you cried and everybody else was happy. The only question that matters is this – when you die, will you be happy when everybody else is crying?
Tony Campolo

Winning is very important to me. I wouldn’t be happy with anything less. And I work towards my goal.
Nafisa Joseph

Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Is this really happening? I swear I’ll never be happy again. And don’t you dare say we can just be friends.
A Day To Remember quotes

Remember that things happen for a reason and if it was meant to be..It would’nt have ended…we should not cry cuz it’s gone… we should be happy that it happened. Many people touch our lives in different ways..some come for a while, others stay for a season and show us their magnificent essence for a purpose and then leave…and then theres the people that stay forever, which ultimately are the ones that count…so smile and cheer up.
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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

Decide to be happy…Smile today… A smile is a curve that sets everything straight
Rev Run

You really know you love someone when all you want is for them to be happy, even if that means that you are not a part of it.
Unknown quotes

I want you because i miss you. I miss you because i need you. I need you because i love you. But you love her, so where does that leave me. I want you to be happy but i just don’t always want to feel this pain of knowing your no longer mine.
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