Philosophy, Quotes

Happiness Quotes

“What is happiness? The feeling that power is growing, that resistance is overcome.” (Nietzsche)

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” (Gandhi)

“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that, but simple growth. We are happy when we are growing.” (W.B. Yeats)

“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power or our will.” (Epictetus)

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” (Albert Camus)

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” (Aristotle)

“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 it.” (Dale Carnegie)

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” (Marcus Aurelius)

“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. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.” (Seneca)

“Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.” (Emerson)

“Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.” (Aldous Huxley)