20 Best Quotes of All Time for Garantueed Happiness

Happiness is a tricky thing. A few months ago I saw a Youtube video, where people were asked what the purpose of life is. Most of them said that living a happy life is the answer, but happiness can be very different for different people. While some prefer to invest in their careers, others are in search of love, or simply wish to make a family of their own. Regardless of the form, happiness is definitely the magic ingredient that we need in order to live a fulfilling life. Sadly, we have become to stressed, too irritable, too tired and agitated to care about happiness, and we keep postponing it for tomorrow. Somehow, tomorrow never comes, and before we can see it, we have lost many occasions to be happy. More often than not, happiness is about the little things, and about learning to appreciate every day. Let’s see what the experts have to say about it. Here are 20 life quotes about Happiness.

1. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it, or learn from it.”

– Lion King

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2. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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3. “It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”

– Chuck Pahahniuk, Diary

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

– Mahatma Gandhi

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5. “There is nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons”

– Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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6. “Let’s be grateful to the people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”

– Marcel Proust

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7. “You can’t be happy, unless you are unhappy sometimes.”

– Lauren Oliver, Delirium

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8. “Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.”

– William E. Gladstone

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9. “I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our deposition.”

– Martha Washington

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10. “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

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11. “True Happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.”

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

– Charles Spurgeon

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13. “Happiness is when what you think, and what you say, and what you do are in harmony”

– Mahatma Gandhi

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14. “Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.”

– Ayn Rand

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

– Hellen Keller

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16. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.”

– Marcus Aurelius

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17. “An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.”

– Lydia M. Child

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18. “In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness – otherwise how would you know when you’re happy?”

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19. “The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.”

– Arthur Schopenhauer

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20. “Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up on worrying once and for all.”

– Ovid

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