Best True Happiness Quotes On Success In Life

These true happiness quotes will inspire you. True happiness, someone who is happy has feelings of pleasure, usually because something nice has happened or because they feel satisfied with their life.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging true happiness quotes, true happiness sayings, and true happiness proverbs.

Famous True Happiness Quotes

  1. “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  2. “The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  3. “Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.” ~ Og Mandino , True happiness quotes and smiling
  4. “Most people think happiness is about gaining something, but it’s not. It’s all about getting rid of the darkness you accumulate.” ~ Carolyn Crane
  5. “True happiness is found in simple, seemingly unremarkable things.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

  6. “If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.” ~ Andy Rooney
  7. “Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you.” ~ James Freeman Clarke
  8. “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” ~ George Sand
  9. “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” ~ Earl Nightingale
  10. “True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  11. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  12. “Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy. No person will make you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your happiness will not come to you. It can only come from you.” ~ Ralph Marston
  13. “When one lives attached to money, pride or power, it is impossible to be truly happy.” ~ Pope Francis
  14. “when your happiness is someone else’s happiness, that is love” ~ Lana Del Rey
  15. “Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness. Laugh when you can. Apologize when you should and let go of what you can’t change.” ~ Drake

  16. “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
  17. “Rules for Happiness: something to do, someone to love, something to hope for.” ~ Immanuel Kant
  18. “True happiness for human beings is possible only to those who develop their godlike potentialities to the utmost.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  19. “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  20. “Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness- happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes when you’re lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love.” ~ Adela Rogers St. Johns

  21. “According to my own experience, the highest level of inner calm comes from the development of love and compassion. The more concerned we are with the happiness of others, the more we increase our own well-being. Friendliness and warmth towards others allow us to relax and help us to dispel any sense of fear or insecurity so we can overcome whatever obstacles we face.” ~ Dalai Lama , True happiness quotes and love
  22. “The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” ~ William Morris
  23. “Realize that true happiness lies within you.” ~ Lucian
  24. “Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” ~ Helen Keller
  25. “When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subside and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

  26. “True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing.” ~ Seneca the Elder
  27. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude.” ~ Denis Waitley
  28. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.” ~ Albert Einstein
  29. “When we understand clearly that inner peace is the real source of happiness, and how, through spiritual practice, we can experience progressively deeper levels of inner peace, we will develop tremendous enthusiasm to practice” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
  30. “Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

  31. “Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” ~ Anne Frank
  32. “You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren’t happy in one place, chances are you won’t be happy anyplace.” ~ Ernie Banks
  33. “Success is how you collect your minutes. You spend millions of minutes to reach one triumph, one moment, then you spend maybe a thousand minutes enjoying it. If you were unhappy through those millions of minutes, what good is the thousand minutes of triumph? It doesn’t equate… Life is made of small pleasures. Good eye contact over the breakfast table with your wife. A moment of touching a friend. Happiness is made of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. If you don’t have all those zillions of tiny successes, the big ones don’t mean anything.” ~ Norman Lear
  34. “Stop giving someone else the job of making you happy.” ~ Joyce Meyer
  35. “Happiness is a direction, not a place.” ~ Sydney J. Harris

  36. “The Happiest people DO NOT necessarily have the BEST THINGS.
    They simply APPRECIATE the things they have.” ~ Warren Buffett
  37. “Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  38. “Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  39. “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” ~ Epictetus
  40. “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” ~ J. K. Rowling

  41. “Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.” ~ Mark Victor Hansen
  42. “True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.” ~ John W. Gardner
  43. “The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” ~ Ashley Montagu
  44. “The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well, and when you find it put your whole soul into it-every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have.” ~ John D. Rockefeller III
  45. “All happiness comes from the desire for others to be happy.” ~ Shantideva

  46. “The greatest gift you can ever give another person is your own happiness” ~ Esther Hicks
  47. “It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  48. “The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change; happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.” ~ Charles Morgan
  49. “Integrity is about being integrated with the spiritual values of the Universe. It is also about being happy, because happiness and joy mean that you’re coming into integrity with your soul.” ~ Michael Beckwith
  50. “True happiness is…to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.” ~ Seneca the Younger

  51. “When you’re Happy for No Reason, you bring happiness to your outer experiences rather than trying to extract happiness from them. You don’t need to manipulate the world around you to try to make yourself happy. You live from happiness, rather than for happiness.” ~ Marci Shimoff
  52. “False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness renders them kind and sensible, and that happiness is always shared.” ~ Baron de Montesquieu
  53. “My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.” ~ Michael J. Fox
  54. “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
  55. “The ultimate goal of all goals is to be happy. If you want to be happy make someone else happy.” ~ Deepak Chopra

  56. “To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  57. “Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside.” ~ Og Mandino
  58. “We should practice by showing one another love and helping one another. It is a mistake to pursue happiness and to seek to the avoid suffering by deceiving and humiliating other people. We must try to achieve happiness and eliminate suffering by being good-hearted and well-behaved.” ~ Dalai Lama
  59. “Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.” ~ Jose Marti
  60. “True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.” ~ Ben Jonson

  61. “The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk
  62. “Possessing material comforts in no way guarantees happiness. Only spiritual wealth can bring true true happiness.” ~ Konosuke Matsushita
  63. “Many people think excitement is happiness…. But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.” ~ Nhat Hanh

  64. “Not every sky will be blue and not every day is springtime. So on the spiritual path a person learns to find this kind of happiness without needing nice things to happen on the outside. Rather, you find happiness by being who you really are. This isn’t mystical. Young children are happy being who they are. The trick is to regain such a state when you are grown and have seen the light and dark sides of life.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  65. “Storybook happiness involves every form of pleasant thumb-twiddling; true happiness involves the full use of one’s powers and talents.” ~ John W. Gardner

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