Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old being happy quotes, being happy sayings, and being happy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.
Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Being happy is something that each of us determines, it is not something that we find outside of ourself, it is within us and our choice.
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.
James Matthew Barrie
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Happiness comes from within, not from without.
Happiness is not the absence of problems; but the ability to deal with them.
Being happy doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude._
If being happy is important to you, try this:
instead of regretting all you lack, celebrate all you've got.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. _If you want to be happy, practice compassion._
Happiness adds and multiplies, as we divide it with others.
Trying to be happy without giving to others is like
trying to kiss alone.
A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.
You've got to love what you do to really make things happen.
A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.
Happiness is the art of learning how to get joy from your substance.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
Nothing can bring you happiness but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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