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60+ "What is Happiness?" Quotes

"What is Happiness?" Quotes

In all our life we all seek happiness. At some stage of life, we all feel to ask one similar question "What is Happiness?". These are some quotes from famous and successful people from many fields answering the question.

Happiness is the interval between periods of unhappiness. Don Marquis
Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye. Austin O'Malley
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. Mahatma Gandhi
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object. Hermann Hesse
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama
Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing. Napoleon Hill
Happiness can exist only in acceptance. George Orwell
When what we are is what we want to be, that's happiness. Malcolm Forbes
Happiness is a continuation of happenings which are not resisted. Deepak Chopra
Happiness is a by-product. You cannot pursue it by itself. Sam Levenson
Happiness is having a scratch for every itch. Ogden Nash
Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness. Zhuangzi
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. Eleanor Roosevelt
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. Robert Green Ingersoll
Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled. Benjamin Spock
Happiness is a direction, not a place. Sydney J. Harris
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. Albert Schweitzer
Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember. Oscar Levant
Love is trembling happiness. Khalil Gibran
Happiness is an inside job. William Arthur Ward
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values. Ayn Rand
Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Happiness is the natural flower of duty. Phillips Brooks
Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. Democritus
Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination. Marquis de Sade
Happiness is composed of misfortunes avoided. Alphonse Karr
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns
Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower. John Harrigan
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling. Margaret Lee Runbeck
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times. Aeschylus
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn
Happiness is your own treasure because it lies within you. Prem Rawat
Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give - pleasure, possessions, power - but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy. Dada Vaswani
Happiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict; those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war. William S. Burroughs
Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates. Sarah McLachlan
Happiness isn't getting what you want, it's wanting what you got. Garth Brooks
Happiness consists in activity. It is running steam, not a stagnant pool. John Mason Good
Happiness lies first of all in health. George William Curtis
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result. Robert Green Ingersoll
Happiness is very simple and minimal. Tablo
Happiness is not a matter of events; it depends upon the tides of the mind. Alice Meynell
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will. Thomas Aquinas
Independence is happiness. Susan B. Anthony
Happiness is making your dreams come true. Jourdan Dunn
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory. Rita Mae Brown
There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness. Maria Mitchell
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness. F. H. Bradley
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination. Immanuel Kant
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. Carl Sandburg
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness. Bertrand Russell
Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice. Beyonce Knowles
Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends. Divyanka Tripathi
The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness. Fyodor Dostoevsky
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness. Bryant H. McGill
When ambition ends, happiness begins. Thomas Merton
As long as you are being true to yourself, you will always find happiness. Amber Riley

"True Happiness Quotes" Quotes

True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. Helen Keller
Just staying healthy, that is true wealth and true happiness. Jon Jones
True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents. John W. Gardner
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. Joseph Addison
True happiness comes from integration... of work, family, self, community. Padmasree Warrior
The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open. Chuck Palahniuk
True success, true happiness lies in freedom and fulfillment. Dada Vaswani
The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. John Mason Brown
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. Bertrand Russell
Being of service to others is what brings true happiness. Marie Osmond
The only thing that holds true happiness is that moment when you're in it. Nothing can be controlled. Eliza Doolittle

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