Awesome Quotes and Sayings About Happiness
Quotations & Citations:
Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary
Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.
~Robert S. Lynd
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
~Margaret Lee Runbeck
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.
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.
The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.
Cheerfulness is the very flower of health.
You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
It is a comely fashion to be glad; Joy is the grace we say to God.
Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.
Joy is more divine than sorrow; for joy is bread, and sorrow is medicine.
~Henry Ward Beecher
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Joy is not in things; it is in us.
Considering the way the world is, one happy day is almost a miracle.
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
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.
Happiness is a function of accepting what is.
The fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and joy a liquid.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.
Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.
One filled with joy preaches without preaching.
One joy scatters a hundred griefs.