50 Happiness Quotes About Life And Love

Living a happy life is something that everyone wishes for. But what we don’t realize is that happiness shouldn’t be treated as a goal. This is because you can always find happiness all around you.

Most often in life, we associate happiness with certain goals we have and that makes us think that once we accomplish them, we will be happy.

Instead of pursuing happiness, find a reason to be happy. There’s always going to be a goal to chase, but whiles you are working on those goals, enjoy your life. Be happy.

See below for some quotes about life and love to help you to be happier in life.

Happiness quotes

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.

Steve Maraboli

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.

Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind

Thomas Jefferson

Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.

The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony.

V.S. Pritchett

The secret of happiness is to find a congenial monotony.

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.

George Sand

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.

All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.

Baruch Spinoza

All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.

Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom.

Benjamin Franklin

Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom.

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.

Immanuel Kant

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.

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

Bertrand Russell

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

A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.

Bernard de Fontenelle

A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.

There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human—in not having to be just happy or just sad—in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time

C. JoyBell C.

There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human—in not having to be just happy or just sad—in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

Carl Jung

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage

Carrie Jones

The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.

Charles Spurgeon

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.

There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.

Charlotte Bronte

There is no happiness like that of being loved by your fellow creatures, and feeling that your presence is an addition to their comfort.

If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.

Chinese Proverb

If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.

Chuck Palahniuk

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.

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

Cynthia Nelms

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

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

Dalai Lama

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.

Dale Carnegie

It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.

People are unhappy when they get something too easily. You have to sweat – that’s the only moral they know.

Dany Laferrière

People are unhappy when they get something too easily. You have to sweat – that’s the only moral they know.

We can’t control the world. We can only (barely) control our own reactions to it. Happiness is largely a choice, not a right or entitlement. - happiness quotes

David C. Hill

We can’t control the world. We can only (barely) control our own reactions to it. Happiness is largely a choice, not a right or entitlement.

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Denis Waitley

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

I think the key to life is just being a happy person, and happiness will bring you success.

Diego Val

I think the key to life is just being a happy person, and happiness will bring you success.

Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends.

Divyanka Tripathi

Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends.

Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.

Don Marquis

Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness.

The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment.

Doug Larson

The world is full of people looking for spectacular happiness while they snub contentment.

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

Douglas Jerrold

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

Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.

E.L. Konigsburg

Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.

Happiness is always the serendipitous result of looking for something else.

Dr. Idel Dreimer

Happiness is always the serendipitous result of looking for something else.

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.

Earl Nightingale

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.

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

Epictetus

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

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.

Eric Hoffer

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness.

My family didn’t have a lot of money, and I’m grateful for that. Money is the longest route to happiness.

Evangeline Lilly

My family didn’t have a lot of money, and I’m grateful for that. Money is the longest route to happiness.

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

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

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.

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do

Freya Stark

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do

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

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

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

George Burns

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

How simple it is to see that we can only be happy now, and there will never be a time when it is not now.

Gerald Jampolsky

How simple it is to see that we can only be happy now, and there will never be a time when it is not now.

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

Gretta Brooker Palmer

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

Cheerfulness is what greases the axles of the world. Don’t go through life creaking.

H.W. Byles

Cheerfulness is what greases the axles of the world. Don’t go through life creaking.

Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other. When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack.

Hazelmarie Elliott

Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other. When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack.

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

Helen Keller

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

All happiness depends on courage and work.

Honoré de Balzac

All happiness depends on courage and work.

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

Guillaume Apollinaire

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

So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?

Hunter S. Thompson

So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?

Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.

Iris Murdoch

Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.

Happiness is distraction from the human tragedy.

J.M. Reinoso

Happiness is distraction from the human tragedy.

Real happiness is not of temporary enjoyment, but is so interwoven with the future that it blesses for ever.

James Lendall Basford

Real happiness is not of temporary enjoyment, but is so interwoven with the future that it blesses for ever.

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