Quotes on happiness

“Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if we will sit down quietly, it may alight upon us.”  ― Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from one single candle and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” – Buddha

“Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions; it is governed by our mental attitude.”  – Dale Carnegie

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get” – Dale Carnegie

“Our attitude is not in the circumstances we find ourselves in, but in the circumstances’, we make for ourselves.” – Maeve Binchy

“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

“Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley

“True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for” – Joseph Addison

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness” – Frank Tyger

“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

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet” – James Oppenheim