30 Inspiring Quotes For Being Happier
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30 Inspiring Quotes For Being Happier

There are some days we all need a little pick-me-up – a reminder that happiness is within our grasp. Today I’m sharing with you some reminders of this.

Here’s a serving of happiness for you.


30 Inspiring Quotes For Being Happier

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.”
Ashley Montagu

“In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.” Albert Clarke

“To be content means that you realize you contain what you seek.” Alan Cohen

“Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.” J. Petit Senn

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

“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

“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” Epictetus

“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.”
Stacey Charter

“Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” Winnie the Pooh

“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.” Dale Carnegie

Happiness, not in another place but this place … not for another hour, but this hour.


“It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” Lucille Ball

“Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around.” E.L. Konigsburg

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” Oscar Wilde

“Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.” Jacques Prévert

“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.” Robert Anthony

“If you want to be happy, be.” Leo Tolstoy

“Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.” Palmer Sondreal

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

“The only joy in the world is to begin.” Cesare Pavese

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

John Harrigan Happiness held is the seed, happiness shared is the flower1

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” Marthe Troly-Curtin

“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.” Winnie the Pooh

“Don’t put the key to happiness in someone else’s pocket.” Author Unknown

The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment.” Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“Happiness is acceptance.” Unknown

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” Tom Bodett

“I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.” Paul Simon

“The same way that a tiny thought in our childhood can manifest thirty years later as an anxiety disorder, one tiny thought right now can manifest just six months from now as unconditional love and unshakable happiness.”
Vironika Tugaleva

Happiness is not something you have in your hands; it is something you carry in your heart.” Al Hughes

“Happiness is not about money, not even about sex or what ever luxuries and pleasures. Happiness is about being content with what you have, happiness is being satisfied with what you have tasted. Happiness is finding the joy of each passing moments and continue to cherish the good memories of yesterday, happiness is finding the YOU within YOU.”
― John Henry Taguines

Happiness is a Warm Puppy

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An inspirational writer, a creativity and writing trainer/coach, I write about life, gratitude, healing, wellness, relationships at Everyday Gyaan. I offer training/coaching to anyone looking to explore their creativity and heal through writing via The Frangipani Creative, located in Secunderabad, India. You can also find me on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for my weekly newsletter, Bytes of Gyaan, on Substack.

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