Happiness Quotes

The following happiness quotes are some of the best quotes on the subject. We all spend much of our lives in the pursuit of contentment and happiness.

Can you honestly say you are a person in good humor most of the time? As tough as it gets sometimes, we need a way to relieve some of the difficult times. These happiness quotes can fill that bill. Mixed in here you will find some funny happiness quotes to lighten the load.

When it comes right down to it, the root of happiness is self-confidence.

I hope this collection will make your days a litter stronger, a little smoother and of course a lot happier.

This entire website is in its growing stage I hope you will return often for more happiness quotes.

To be busy is man’s only happiness.
-Mark Twain

Happiness is a Swedish sunset; it is there for all, but most of us look the other way and lose it.
-Mark Twain

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim, and end of human existence.

Whether you are talking about education, career, or service, you are talking about life. And life must really have joy. It’s supposed to be fun.
-Barbara Bush

The pursuit of happiness…is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.
-Robert Henri

Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday, and celebrate just living.
-Amanda Bradley

Life has got to be lived---that’s all that there is to it.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.
-Lady Marguerite Blessington

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

The U.S Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
-Benjamin Franklin

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

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depend upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily.

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

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
-Agnes Repplier

A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
-Bette Davis

Happiness and beauty are by-products. Folly is the direct pursuit of happiness and beauty.
-George Bernard Shaw

Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself.
-Thomas Paine

Happiness is not something you get, but something you do.
-Marcelene Cox

Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered action.

To fill the hour, and leave no crevice…that is happiness.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be busy is man’s only happiness.
-Mark Twain

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
-George Bernard Shaw

The happiest people are those who are too busy to notice whether they are or not.
-William Feather

Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
-George Washington

True happiness…is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
-Helen Keller

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
-Henry Ford

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.
-George Bernard Shaw

The mere sense of living is joy enough.
-Emily Dickinson

One thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
-Albert Schweitzer

One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.
-Dick Gregory

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
-Albert Schweitzer

The high prize of life, the crowing fortune of man, is to be born with a bias to some pursuit which finds him in employment and happiness.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it put your whole soul into it---every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.
-John D. Rockefeller III

A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness is not being pained in body nor troubled in mind.
-Thomas Jefferson

It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, which gives happiness.
-Thomas Jefferson

To forget oneself is to be happy.
-Robert Louis Stevenson

The happiness man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

We live in an ascending scale when we live happily, one thing leading to another in an endless series.
-Robert Louis Stevenson

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.
-George Bernard Shaw

O, Lord! Unhappy is the man whom man can make unhappy.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

These happiness quotes continue to make me happier. I sure hope they did the same for you!

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