If you’ve been following my blog at all then you know I love motivational quotes. I’m still going to keep doing my motivational quote imagery but I wanted to pull together some groups of quotes for your enjoyment.
What better way to start than with happiness?
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
~ G. K. Chesterton
Life is not always what one wants it to be, but to make the best of is as it is, is the only way of being happy.
~ Jennie Jerome Churchill
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
~ Robert Frost
Make us happy and you make us good.
~ Robert Browning
Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.
~ Roy M. Goodman
Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness.
~ Carl Jung
Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.
~ John Barrymore
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
~ Denis Waitley
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
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
~ Omar Khayyam
Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
~ Mother Teresa
The secret to happiness is happiness itself. Wherever we are, any time, we have the capacity to enjoy the sunshine, the presence of each other, and the wonder of our breathing.
~ Thich Nhat Hanh
The basic thing is that everyone wants happiness, no one wants suffering. And happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors. If your own mental attitude is correct, even if you remain in a hostile atmosphere, you feel happy.
~ The Dalai Lama
Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.
~ Pearl S. Buck
Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
~ Guillaume Apollinaire
Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.
~ Alice Walker
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget yourself, and think of others.
~ Norman Vincent Peale
The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
~ Allan K. Chalmers
Happiness is a perfume that cannot shed over another without a few drops falling on one’s self.
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
~ Thomas Merton
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
~ Oscar Wilde
A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.
~ Tom Wilson