Happiness Quotes

Collected wisdom of happiness and how to be happy and defeat depression.

“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved — loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.”
Victor Hugo

“May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to make you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human, enough hope to make you happy.”
Anon

“Happiness lies for those who cry, those who hurt, those who have searched, and those who have tried — for only they can appreciate the importance of people who have touched their lives.”
Anon

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

“Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”
Cardinal Leon Joseph Suenens

“The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage.”
Thucydides

“Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.”
Francesca Reigler

“There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.”
Freya Stark

“Happiness is like perfume: You can’t give it away without getting a little on yourself.”
Anon

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”
Helen Keller

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”
Anon

“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.”
William Feather

“Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower.”
Anon

“The happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.”
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“Happiness is: Looking in a mirror and liking what you see.”
Anon