161 Finding Happiness Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of finding happiness quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about finding happiness again.

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Top 10 Finding Happiness Quotes (BEST)

  1. 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. French translationMarcel Pagnol
  2. I finally figured it out, I finally figured out how to find some peace and happiness. I sure would hate for the man upstairs to take me now. But at least I did figure it out. — Lewis Grizzard
  3. The journey to happiness involves finding the courage to go down into ourselves and take responsibility for what's there: all of it. — Richard Rohr
  4. If you find it hard to laugh at yourself, I would be happy to do it for you. — Groucho Marx
  5. Happiness, I have grasped, is a destination, like strawberry Fields. Once you find the way in, there you are, and you'll never feel low again. — Rachel Simon
  6. You can search the world over, but you won’t find happiness until you realize that happiness isn’t getting what you want. It’s being content with what you already have. — Yasmin Mogahed
  7. When you find yourself in a position to help someone, be happy because Allah is answering that person’s prayer through you. — Nouman Ali Khan
  8. It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else. — Arthur Schopenhauer
  9. You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry — Abraham Lincoln
  10. To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness. — John Dewey

Short Finding Happiness Quotes

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  • You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. — Albert Camus
  • Happiness does not consist in having what you want, but in wanting what you have — Confucius
  • Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors. — Dalai Lama
  • The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • No matter your obstacles, live a happy life. — Sam Berns
  • The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely. — Louisa May Alcott
  • It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfilment, it is in the happiness of pursuit. — Denis Waitley
  • It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. — Agnes Repplier
  • Let us be grateful to people who make us happy. — Marcel Proust
  • Pleasure is spread through the earth In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find. — William Wordsworth
Finding happiness quote I find my happiness where the sun shines.
I find my happiness where the sun shines.

Positive Finding Happiness Quotes

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Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife. — Franz Schubert

When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down happy. — John Lennon

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You have to believe in happiness, or happiness never comes. — Douglas Malloch

Finding happiness quote Always find time for the things that make you feel happy to be alive.
Always find time for the things that make you feel happy to be alive.

There is nothing wrong with loving the crap out of everything. Negative people find their walls. So never apologize for your enthusiasm. Never. Ever. Never. — Ryan Adams

It's really important for people who are HIV positive to reach out to let other people know that they can be tested, they can find out they can still live a life -- a positive life, a happy life. — Laura Bush

I believe that the happiness you’ll find across all areas of your life – your work, your relationships, and everything in between – will positively correlate to your ability to deal with uncertainty. — Steven Bartlett

Finding happiness quote Find time to do the things you love.
Find time to do the things you love.

The power is in you. The answer is in you. And you are the answer to all your searches: you are the goal. You are the answer. It's never outside. — Eckhart Tolle

No matter what's happening, choose to be happy. Don't focus on what's wrong. Find something positive in your life. Thank God for the small things. — Joel Osteen

The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness. — Robert Breault

Finding Happiness Again Quotes

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In that night alive with signs and stars, I opened myself to the gentle indifference of the world. Finding it so much like myself--like a brother, really--I felt that I had been happy and that I was happy again. — Albert Camus

Take a couple of days by yourself and rent a nice cabin in some nice, happy place. Stay a day or two and meditate and take walks in areas that feel good to you. Find out who you are again. Remember. — Frederick Lenz

If there is some aspect of creation you find you do not enjoy, bless it and simply change it. Choose again. Call forth a new reality. Think a new thought. Say a new word. Do a new thing. — Neale Donald Walsch

Finding happiness quote If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.
If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.

If you’re going through a dark time... don’t ever give up. You can always make your way back to the other end of that circle and find your happiness again. — Lady Gaga

Sometimes when I'm not feeling so happy, I do something to make someone else happy then I find I'm suddenly feeling happy again. — Karen Salmansohn

I'll say it again, for every moment you're with the wrong person, you are robbing yourself and the right person of the opportunity to find real happiness. — Ingrid Weir

Finding happiness quote If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.

As far as the job of President goes, its rewarding and I've given before this group the definition of happiness for the Greeks. I'll define it again: the full use of your powers along lines of excellence. I find, therefore, that the Presidency provides some happiness. — John F. Kennedy

We tell ourselves that the more time we have at our disposal, the more opportunity we will have of finding greater happiness. But again we are looking to the future, to the times we will create. Again we miss the enjoyment of the present moment. — Russell Peters

May God want for man to be able to be a child again to understand that he is mistaken if he thinks he can find happiness with a checkbook. — Facundo Cabral

How long have you been here? (Jericho) Don’t know. Again, tried to count once, got depressed so I stopped. I find it easier to just go with the flow. Ease with the peas. (Asmodeus) Ease with the peas? (Jericho) Yeah, that’s not a happy memory, either. Let’s forget I mentioned it. (Asmodeus) — Sherrilyn Kenyon

Finding Happiness With Someone Quotes

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Perhaps it's because it's incredible to meet someone and say: with this person, I'm happy. — Anna Gavalda

Love is not finding someone to live with; it's finding someone you can't live without. — Raphael Montanez Ortiz

Maybe some women aren't meant to be tamed. Maybe they just need to run free until they find someone just as wild to run with them. -Carrie Bradshaw — Candace Bushnell

Finding happiness quote The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she lo
The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves, but for those who haven't had the fortune of finding happiness, I am there.

Kira is evil ... There's no denying that ... But lately I've been starting to think of it more like this ... The real evil is the power to kill people. Someone who finds himself with that power is cursed. No matter how you use it, anything obtained by killing people can never bring true happiness. — Tsugumi Ohba

Believe in your dreams and ideals and pursue them with determination and motivation. Always find the time to do something for other people. Indeed, there is nothing more rewarding than making someone else happy. — Fabiola Gianotti

I'm looking forward to finding someone in life that I can be truly happy with and relate to on all levels - someone I can bounce my stuff off. Right now, though, I'm not searching for that. But I still like knowing it will be out there sometime later. — Josh Hartnett

Finding Your Happiness Quotes

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Sometimes you have to let everything go - purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down - get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out. — Tina Turner

Finding your own style is not easy, but once found it brings complete happiness. It gives you self-confidence, always. — Yves Saint Laurent

Do not let either the medical authorities or the politicians mislead you. Find out what the facts are, and make your own decisions about how to live a happy life and how to work for a better world. — Linus Pauling

Finding happiness quote The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lov
The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.

Ultimately, happiness comes down to choosing between the discomfort of becoming aware of your mental afflictions and the discomfort of being ruled by them. — Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile. — Jennifer Garner

If you want to be happy, make someone else happy. If you want to find the right person in your life, be the right person. If you want to see change in the world, become the change you want to see. — Deepak Chopra

Everybody in the world is seeking happiness - and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions. — Dale Carnegie

Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out — Katherine Dunham

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. — Henry David Thoreau

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

Finding Joy And Happiness Quotes

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If you would find happiness and joy, lose your life in some noble cause. A worthy purpose must be at the center of every worthy life. — Jack H. Goaslind

I think happiness is what makes you pretty. — Drew Barrymore

You will find joy, frustration and sorrow in your quest. Never forget that friendship and loyalty are more precious than riches...Happiness can be brief, but it knows no time in the land of dreams. — Brian Jacques

Seek to share joy with others, or to make somebody else happy, and you will find your own soul radiant with the joy you wished for another. — David O. Mckay

The secret to happiness is to find a congenial monotony. — Sean O'Casey

Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. — Groucho Marx

You find true joy and happiness in life when you give and give and go on giving and never count the cost. — Eileen Caddy

I find my joy of living in the fierce and ruthless battles of life, and my pleasure comes from learning something. — August Strindberg

Find expression for a sorrow, and it will become dear to you. Find expression for a joy, and you will intensify its ecstasy. — Oscar Wilde

If we want to find happiness, let's stop thinking about gratitude or ingratitude and give for the inner joy of giving. — Dale Carnegie

Seeking Happiness Quotes

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The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. — Socrates

There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy. — Blaise Pascal

Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside. — Ramana Maharshi

Happiness is strange; it comes when you are not seeking it. When you are not making an effort to be happy, then unexpectedly, mysteriously, happiness is there, born of purity, of a loveliness of being. — Jiddu Krishnamurti

Happy moments, PRAISE GOD Difficult moments, SEEK GOD Quiet moments, WORSHIP GOD Painful moments, TRUST GOD Every moment, THANK GOD — Rick Warren

Love alone is the only reasonable activity or pursuit of humankind....Fo r Love not only annihilates our fear of meaninglessness but empowers us to seek the happiness of others. And this indeed is our greatest happiness. — Leo Tolstoy

Whenever you put happiness before righteousness, you will be doomed to misery. That is the great message of the Bible from beginning to end. They alone are truly happy who are seeking to be righteous. — Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Acid is not for every brain .... Only the healthy, happy, wholesome, handsome, hopeful, humorous, high-velocity should seek these experiences. This elitism is totally self-determined. Unless you are self-confident, self-directed, self-selected, please abstain. — Timothy Leary

I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them. — John Stuart Mill

Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy. — Hamlin Garland

Achieving Happiness Quotes

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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

True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness and greed. — Dalai Lama

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values. — Ayn Rand

Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness. In order to achieve happiness, it is imperative to gain mastery of your body. If at the age of 30 you are stiff and out of shape, you are old. If at 60 you are supple and strong then you are young. — Joseph Pilates

Success is getting and achieving what you want. Happiness is wanting and being content with what you get. — Bernard Meltzer

I still believe that standing up for the truth of God is the greatest thing in the world. This is the end (purpose) of life. The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God, come what may. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. — Foster C. Mcclellan

We have to work at decolonizing our mentality and achieving happiness within the limits of sacrifice we should be willing to make. We have to recondition our people to accept themselves as they are, to not be ashamed of their real situation, to be satisfied with it, to glory in it, even — Thomas Sankara

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You need a heart which is in love, not an easy life, to achieve happiness. — Josemaria Escriva

I belong to the givers. I want to give a little happiness even if I haven’t had much for myself. Music has enriched my life and, hopefully - through me, a little - the public’s. If anyone left an opera house feeling more happy and at peace, I achieved my purpose. — Maria Callas

Found Happiness Quotes

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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, Queen of Scots

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. — J. K. Rowling

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances. — Benjamin Franklin

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve. — Albert Schweitzer

In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back. — Albert Camus

Happiness is a mysterious thing, to be found somewhere between too little and too much. — Ruskin Bond

Freemasonry is founded on the immutable laws of Truth and Justice and its grand object is to promote the happiness of the human race. — George Washington

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

Order is a lovely nymph, the child of Beauty and Wisdom; her attendants are Comfort, Neatness, and Activity; her abode is the valley of happiness: she is always to be found when sought for, and never appears so lovely as when contrasted with her opponent, Disorder. — Samuel Johnson

Besides a happy policy as to civil government, it is necessary to institute a system of law and jurisprudence founded in justice, equity, and public right. — Ezra Stiles

Searching For Happiness Quotes

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Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end. — Bob Marley

All I can guarantee you is that as long as you are searching for happiness, you will remain unhappy. — U.G. Krishnamurti

Success, like happiness, is the unexpected side effect of one's personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself. — Viktor E. Frankl

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

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. — M. Scott Peck

For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side-effect of one's personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself or as the by-product of one's surrender to a person other than oneself. — Viktor E. Frankl

Be Yourself. Life is precious as it is. All the elements for your happiness are already here. There is no need to run, strive, search, or struggle. Just Be. — Nhat Hanh

Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Happiness isn't some impossible distant destination or a state of mind reserved for the privileged. It's trainable and accessible to everyone. The single biggest problem people have in their search for happiness is confusing it with success. — Rangan Chatterjee

Every human being has the right to search for happiness, and by 'happiness' is meant something that makes other people feel content. Paulo Coelho Quotes From Like the Flowing River “Every human being should keep alive within them the sacred flame of madness, but should behave as a normal person. — Paulo Coelho

Looking For Happiness Quotes

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If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else. — Confucius

Grandparenthood is a unique moment in anyone's life, as countless kind people have told me in recent months, so I am enormously proud and happy to be a grandfather for the first time and we are eagerly looking forward to seeing the baby in the near future. — Prince Charles

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 which has opened for us. — Helen Keller

My dream is for people around the world to look up and to see Canada like a little jewel sitting at the top of the continent. — Tommy Douglas

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. — Robert Breault

Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement. ....get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. Everything is phenomenal; everything is incredible; never treat life casually. To be spiritual is to be amazed. — Abraham Joshua Heschel

Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. — Helen Keller

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time. — Pablo Picasso

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time. — Edward L. Bernays

Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower, and draws all good things toward you. — Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

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Finding happiness quote by Sogyal Rinpoche

The key to finding a happy balance in modern lives is simplicity. — Sogyal Rinpoche

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My opinion is that you never find happiness until you stop looking for it. — Zhuangzi

My main goal in life is to just be happy. I don't compromise my happiness for anything. If I find what makes me happy I'm going to do that. That's really going with the flow of life. As far as like the mainstream stuff, if my destiny takes me there and I end up going that route, then that's fine. — Jhene Aiko

In my ninety-plus years, I have learned a secret. I have learned that when good men and good women face challenges with optimism, things will always work out! Truly, things always work out! Despite how difficult circumstances may look at the moment, those who have faith and move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Our happiest times are those in which we forget ourselves, usually in being kind to someone else. That tiny moment of self-abdication is an act of true humility: the man who loses himself finds himself and finds his happiness. — Fulton J. Sheen

Find something that is a happy, healthy alternative to hurting yourself, as opposed to taking a razor blade to yourself because at the end of the day, you're only hurting the most important person in the world and that's you. And you don't want to hurt that person. — Andy Biersack

Anger, resentment, envy, and self-pity are wasteful reactions. They greatly drain one's time. They sap energy better devoted to productive endeavors. — Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Happiness is a road seldom traveled by the multitudes. If you find it, please, don't take it for granted. If you Happen to stray from it, don't let negative obstacles overcome you. Anger and rage only detour you from your final objectives. The future holds nothing but opportunity, and good things happen to good people I promise — Jeff Hardy

Collectively, we have all it takes to create a just and peaceful world, but we must work together and share our talents. We all need one another to find happiness within ourselves and within the world. — Craig Kielburger

Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you'll be a happy person. — Tom Petty

Instead of asking ourselves, 'How can I find security and happiness?' we could ask ourselves, 'Can I touch the center of my pain? Can I sit with suffering, both yours and mine, without trying to make it go away? Can I stay present to the ache of loss or disgrace-disapp ointment in all its many forms-and let it open me?' This is the trick. — Pema Chodron

Is it not the interest of the human race, that every one should be so taught and placed, that he would find his highest enjoyment to arise from the continued practice of doing all in his power to promote the well-being, and happiness, of every man, woman, and child, without regard to their class, sect, party, country or colour — Robert Owen

I'm leaving my sorrows and all my memories behind to see what I find, somewhere in the shade near the sound of a sweet singing river, somewhere in the sun where the mountains make love to the sky. — John Denver

The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves. But for those who haven't had the fortune of finding this happiness, I am there. — Yves Saint Laurent

May tender memories soften your grief, May fond recollection bring you relief, And may you find comfort and peace in the thought Of the joy that knowing your loved one brought... For time and space can never divide Or keep your loved one from your side. When memory paints in colors true, the happy hours that belonged to you. — Helen Steiner Rice

If you have "needing money" in your vibration, then you will keep attracting needing money. You have to find a way of being happy NOW, feeling good NOW, and being in joy NOW, without the money, because those great feelings are how you will feel with the money. Money doesn't bring happiness - but HAPPINESS BRINGS MONEY. — Rhonda Byrne

When we help ourselves, we find moments of happiness. When we help others, we find lasting fulfillment. — Simon Sinek

The world is so unhappy because it is ignorant of the true Self. Man’s real nature is happiness. Happiness is inborn in the true Self. Man’s search for happiness is an unconscious search for his true Self. The true Self is imperishable; therefore, when a man finds it, he finds a happiness which does not come to an end. — Ramana Maharshi

I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition. — Martha Washington

The way to find out about your happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you really are happy-not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self analysis. What is it that makes you happy? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what I call "following your bliss." — Joseph Campbell

The great Western disease is, ‘I'll be happy when... When I get the money. When I get a BMW. When I get this job. When I get the relationship,’ Well, the reality is, you never get to when. The only way to find happiness is to understand that happiness is not out there. It's in here. And happiness is not next week. It's now. — Marshall Goldsmith

The answer lies within ourselves. If we can't find peace and happiness there, it's not going to come from the outside. — Tenzin Palmo

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