50 Profound Quotes That Will Make You Feel Happy Everyday even When You Don’t Want To

In order to unleash our highest potentials and become the best version of ourselves, maintaining the attitude of happiness is a prerequisite. We need to be happy always because, in the midst of challenges, it’s what keeps us going when we feel like giving up. In other words, without the attitude of happiness, we cannot live the best of our lives and fulfil God’s plan for each of us.

Do you lack the attitude of happiness? Here are 50 profound quotes that will boost your happiness level like you never imagine.

  1. “What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.”
    Confucius
  2. “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”
    Dalai Lama
  3. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”
    – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
  4. “We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh.” – William James
  5. Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. Guillaume Apollinaire
  6. “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.”
    Marcel Pagnol
  7. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Ludwig Jacobowski
  8. “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
  9. “Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.”– Frank Tyger
  10. “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 that has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller
  11. “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
  12. “Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it.” Lou Holtz
  13. “True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self.” Joseph Addison
  14. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Buddha
  15. “Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.”
    Unknown
  16. “To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.” Albert Camus
  17. “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
  18. “We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.”
    Frederick Keonig
  19. “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.”
    Epictetus
  20. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”
    Thich Nhat Hanh
  21. “Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.”
    Eskimo Proverb
  22. “To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.” Mary Stuart
  23. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” Robert A. Heinlein
  24. “Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.” Dennis Waitley
  25. “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go” Oscar Wilde
  26. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” Herman Cain
  27. “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
  28. “The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.” Aesop
  29. “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it.” Andy Rooney
  30. “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Aesop
  31. “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain
  1. “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” Morris West
  1. “The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” Kahlil Gibran
  1. “Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” Unknown
  1. “Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.” Leo Tolstoy
  1. “I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives.” Dalai Lama
  1. Optimism a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” Mary Lou Retton
  2. “On a deeper level, you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.” Eckhart Tolle
  1. “For most of life, nothing wonderful happens. If you don’t enjoy getting up and working and finishing your work and sitting down to a meal with family or friends, then the chances are you’re not going to be very happy. If someone bases his/her happiness on major events like a great job, huge amount of money, a flawlessly happy marriage or a trip to Paris, that person is not going to be happy much of the time. If, on the other hand, happiness depends on a good breakfast, flowers in the yard, a drink or a nap, then we are more likely to live with quite a bit of happiness.” Andy Rooney
  1. “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
  1. “Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.” John Henry Jowett
  1. “I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow has not arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” Groucho Marx
  1. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.” Albert Ellis
  1. “A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?”
    Albert Einstein
  2. “The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”
    James M. Barrie
  1. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” Mahatma Gandhi
  1. “Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.”
    Unknown
  1. “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” Marcus Aurelis Antoninus
  1. “The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you are, and not who people think you are.” Goldie Hawn
  1. “The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.” Woody Allen

 

I hope you find these quotes helpful.

 

I’m Oghovemu Daniel Okpu; the founder of Happy Better You.
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