True Happiness Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old true happiness quotes, true happiness sayings, and true happiness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Unless you are willing to compromise, society cannot live together.     

Allan Greenspan

True happiness is... to enjoy the present without anxious dependence upon the future.     

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The only thing that holds true happiness is that moment when you're in it. Nothing can be controlled.     

Eliza Doolittle

Happiness, true happiness is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy.     

Dada Vaswani

True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents.     

John W. Gardner

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.     

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.     

Heller Keller

All true happiness, pure joy, sweet bounties, and unclouded pleasure are contained within the knowledge and love of God.     

Said Nursi

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.     

Chuck Palahniuk

True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.     

Ben Johnson

Whenever you choose power over love, you will never find true happiness.     

Karen Salmansohn

Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to be worshipped by him, and love something to be cherished by him, forever.     

John Ruskin

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.     

John Mason Brown

It's enough to indulge and to be selfish but true happiness is really when you start giving back.     

Adrian Grenier

True happiness isn't the act of choosing to be happy, it's the art and allowance of accepting human emotions, observing them, and being ok with them being a part of our lives.     

Sarah Steckler

When you discover true happiness you will find that you are wealthier beyond the dreams of kings.     

Jeffrey Fry

Learn to be your own best friend first then you will find true happiness, because happiness is from within.     

Gift Gugu Mona

True happiness is not found in people, places, or things. It is found in our own hearts.     

Avijeet Das

True happiness is not achieved when you have a perfect life. It is achieved when you are happy with the imperfections.     

Avijeet Das

If you are looking for true happiness, you have to change your level of conciousness and deepness of awareness.     

Debasish Mridha

Opening a dark box can make you very unhappy! But for the love of truth, never hesitate even a second to open it, because the truth is the way to true happiness.     

Mehmet Murat Idan

When we know we are delaying the consequences of truth, whether buried in our subconcious or ignored by our concious thoughts, our denial continues to steal our potential for true happiness.     

Elaina Marie

Being service to others is what brings true happiness.     

Marie Osmond

Just staying healthy, that is true wealth and true happiness.     

Jon Jones

True success, true happiness lies in freedom and fulfillment.     

Dada Vaswani

Work hard and stay focused to achieve your goals and dreams in life. That is the path to true happiness.     

Avijeet Das

Sometimes you need to let go of things, emotions, and people to achieve true happiness.     

Avijeet Das

True happiness cannot be achieved through wealth, fame or action, But through love, modesty and self satisfaction.     

Mouloud Benzadi