124 Truly Happy Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of truly happy quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about when you're truly happy.

The Most Famous Truly Happy Quotes (Best in 2024)

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People who love each other fully and truly are the happiest people in the world. They may have little, they may have nothing, but they are happy people. Everything depends on how we love one another. — Mother Teresa

Those who are truly wise will remain unmoved by feelings of happiness and suffering, fame and disgrace, praise and blame, gain and loss.They will remain calm like the eye of a hurricane. — Gautama Buddha

God much are the truly wealthy. So our inner happiness depends not on what we experience but on the degree of our gratitude to God, Gratitude — the Secret of Life. — Albert Schweitzer

Everything that truly makes us happy is quite simple - love, sex and food! — Meryl Streep

Do not judge others. Be your own judge and you will be truly happy. If you will try to judge others, you are likely to burn your fingers. — Mahatma Gandhi

If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be truly fulfilled. — Lao Tzu

No nation is truly free until the animal, man's younger brother is free and happy. — Sadhu T. L. Vaswani

I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world. — Norman Vincent Peale

Happy songs are very difficult to write. How many truly great upbeat songs are there? — Sayings

Once you're truly happy with yourself alone, that's when you are safe to find the right person to spend the rest of your life with. — Tyler Perry

Short Truly Happy Quotes

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  • Success in life is measured, most easily, by the number of days that a person is truly happy. — Eric Edmeades
  • Truly happy memories always live on, shining. Over time, one by one, they come back to life. — Banana Yoshimoto
  • To be truly happy you must recognize who you are with nothing. — Gangaji
  • A truly happy person is someone who is joyfully independent of outer conditions. — Ayya Khema
  • To be truly happy and contented, you must let go of what it means to be happy or content. — Confucius
  • You will never find a truly happy self-centered person. They simply don't exist. — Zig Ziglar
  • When one lives attached to money, pride or power, it is impossible to be truly happy. — Pope Francis
  • Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness. — Anatole France
  • The way to be truly happy is to be truly human, and the way to be truly human is to be truly godly. — J. I. Packer
  • If you truly love something, fight for it every day, as long as it makes you happy. — Keiynan Lonsdale
Truly happy quote Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide
Don't promise when you're happy. Don't reply when you're angry and don't decide when you're sad.

Being Truly Happy Quotes

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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

One thing I am convinced more and more is true, and that is this: The only way to be truly happy is to make others happy. When you realize that and take advantage of the fact, everything is made perfect. — William Carlos Williams

I am convinced that human life is filled with many pure, happy, serene examples of insincerity, truly splendid of their kind-of people deceiving one another without (strangely enough) any wounds being inflicted, of people who seem unaware even that they are deceiving one another. — Osamu Dazai

Truly happy quote Never regret anything that made you smile.
Never regret anything that made you smile.

You don't think in depression that you've put on a gray veil and are seeing the world through the haze of a bad mood. You think that the veil has been taken away, the veil of happiness, and that now you're seeing truly. — Andrew Solomon

If you truly care about being happy in your life and successful in your work, you have little choice. You have to become the author of your own ‘script’, one written by your heart, not one directed by your society. — Steven Bartlett

But even in her laughter there was something missing. She never seemed to be truly happy; she just seemed to be passing time while she waited for something else. She was tired of just existing; she wanted to live. — Cecelia Ahern

Truly happy quote The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about
The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.

As you read my stories of long ago I hope you will remember that things truly worthwhile and that will give you happiness are the same now as they were then. It is not the things you have that make you happy. It is love and kindness and helping each other and just plain being good. — Laura Ingalls Wilder

The cause of happiness and the solution to our problems do not lie in knowledge of material things. Happiness and suffering are states of mind, and so their main causes cannot be found outside the mind. If we want to be truly happy and free from suffering, we must learn how to control our mind. — Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Once you understand non-self, then the burden of life is gone. You'll be at peace with the world. When we see beyond self, we no longer cling to happiness and we can truly be happy. Learn to let go without struggle, simply let go, to be just as you are - no holding on, no attachment, free. — Ajahn Chah

To be truly happy, you need a clear sense of direction. You need a commitment to something bigger and more important than yourself. You need to feel that your life stands for something, that you are somehow making a valuable contribution to your world. — Brian Tracy

I Am Truly Happy Quotes

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Music is always a healer. Music has never let me down. I know it’s my religion. There’s the idea that you can’t truly know happiness until you know sadness, so how can you heal yourself unless you’ve hurt yourself? I’m still figuring out who I am, but I know that I’m not who I was. — Brendon Urie

If I pretend to myself that I'm different from the way I truly am, I'm going to make choices that won't make me happy. — Gretchen Rubin

When I was in school, I got there on the first day and everyone had long, blonde, straight hair, and I had short, dark, curly hair. I immediately felt I didn't fit in and started growing my hair. But I've learned that I'm only happy when I am truly me and feel comfortable and confident in myself. — Emmy Rossum

Truly happy quote Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.

I am sorry about the person who is not truly excited about his job. He will not only never truly be happy there, but he won't achieve anything great. — Walter Chrysler

The only time that I am really truly happy - when I feel at my best - is when I'm on the stage. — Etta James

I'm so happy. I'm one of the happiest people I know. I truly am. — Rita Moreno

Truly happy quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.

I'm proud of them and I am happy to see that the Frank Mir that we all wanted to see back in the day is truly here and I think he's here to say. I have a really good friend in his trainer, Ken Hahn at Striking Unlimited and I'm glad that they're getting the respect that they deserve now. — Shawn Tompkins

I have great respect for Jaypee Greens as a company that has produced a truly world class, 24-carat, championship golf course. I am happy to be associated with a company with such outstanding qualities. — Kapil Dev

I am truly happy that I am able to travel from time to time to the USSR the country I love above all. I always have been, I am now and will always be a loyal friend of the Soviet Union. — Paul Robeson

Truly Happy Love Quotes

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You have to enjoy your job; you should wake up every day and love what you do... I honestly do... From the bottom of my heart to the depths of my soul. I'm truly happy. — Sayings

To be truly happy in this world is a revolutionary act...It is a radical change of view that liberates us so that we know who we are most deeply and can acknowledge our enormous ability to love. — Sharon Salzberg

Perhaps if only once you did enjoy The thousandth part of all the happiness A heart beloved enjoys, returning love, Repentant, you would surely sighing say, “All time is truly lost and gone Which is not spent in serving love.” — Torquato Tasso

Truly happy quote How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

Fall in love with someone who truly deserves your heart. Not with someone who plays with it. — Sarah Dessen

If you truly love someone, you don't judge them by their past. You leave it there. Just be happy that their future belongs to you. — Nishan

If you truly love someone, then the only thing you want for them is to be happy....even if its not with you. — Sayings

Truly happy quote Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.

A quality person is someone with integrity. To be worthy of the highest trust is a noble attribute and compliment. You will need to maintain confidences. Certainly it is greater to be trusted than loved. Truly happy persons will always be totally honest in their dealings with their fellowman. — Marvin J. Ashton

I have fooled life and life has fooled me. We are quits. I say good-bye. Think sometimes in the hour of happiness of your poor, comical fool who loved you truly and so well. — Richard von Krafft-Ebing

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world. Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. — Allan K. Chalmers

Consciously or not, we are all on a quest for answers, trying to learn the lessons of life. We grapple with fear and guilt. We search for meaning, love, and power. We try to understand fear, loss, and time. We seek to discover who we are and how we can become truly happy. — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

What Is True Happiness Quotes

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No man is hurt but by himself. ...Literally by how he interprets what happens to him. If he focusses on how it could have been better, he will be hurt. If he focusses on how it could have been worse, he will be happy. The same is true for women too. — Diogenes

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. — Joseph Addison

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. — W. T. Purkiser

Truly happy quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

Take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature. — Marcus Aurelius

There is no mystery-- that's the beauty of it. We are entirely explicable to each other, and yet we stay. What a miracle that is. — Kamila Shamsie

If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation. — Anais Nin

Truly happy quote Enjoy life now. This is not a rehearsal.
Enjoy life now. This is not a rehearsal.

Listen to yourself, not the noise of the world. Only you know what is right for you. — Leon Brown

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving," and the words of John Fitzgerald Kennedy tell us that, "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. — W. T. Purkiser

Perhaps it's true you can't go back in time, but you can return to the scene of a love, of a crime, of happiness, and of a fateful decision; the places are what remain, are what you can possess, are what is immortal. — Eric Weiner

My grandchild has taught me what true love means. It means watching Scooby-Doo cartoons while the basketball game is on another channel. — Gene Perret

What Is Happiness Quotes

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Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. — Albert Schweitzer

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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. — Mahatma Gandhi

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Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. — Dale Carnegie

Truly happy quote Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and
Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.

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

The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same. — Carlos Castaneda

If yet your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins. For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland. — Chandra Shekhar Azad

Truly happy quote When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.
When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.

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

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

What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility. — Leo Tolstoy

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.

Extremely Happy Quotes

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Common courtesy plays a big role in happy marriages. People who are permanently married are polite to one another. They don't want to hurt one another's feelings, and they don't try to make the other one feel humiliated. People who are married for life are extremely kind to one another. — Frank Pittman

Don't you think it's better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life? — Audrey Niffenegger

The surest defense against Evil is extreme individualism, originality of thinking, whimsicality, even-if you will-eccentricity. That is, something that can't be feigned, faked, imitated; something even a seasoned imposter couldn't be happy with. — Joseph Brodsky

To lose one's self in reverie, one must be either very happy, or very unhappy. Reverie is the child of extremes. — Antoine Rivarol

There's no such thing as bad weather - only the wrong clothes. — Billy Connolly

I never look back at all. All of my sentiment and emotion goes into my family. I'm an extremely family oriented person and I have a very, very happy family life. That doesn't just include blood relations. I have friends who are close to me. — Michael Caine

I actually think the same things do make most people happy. The differences are extremely small, and around the margins. You like peach ice cream; I like strawberry ice cream. Both of us like ice cream much better than a smack on the head with two-by-four. — Daniel Gilbert

Cast between the extremes of happiness and misfortune, uncertainty is a cruel torment. — Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

Having cakes as a business certainly changes things for me - I don't now sit at home doing a cake for the fun of it anymore. But it's an extremely happy and pleasureable business to run because people are generally buying cakes for celebrations. — Jane Asher

Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult. — Samuel Johnson

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More Truly Happy Quotes

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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

Make others truly happy as you strive to make yourself happy. Speak a helpful word. Give a cheering smile. Do a kind act. Serve a little. Wipe the tears of one who is in distress. Render smooth a rough place in another's path. You will feel great joy. — Sivananda

The United States is the most prosperous nation in the world, and yet our citizenship has been comprehensively reduced to consumerism... Buy and ye shall be happy. But what have we truly purchased? In the words of my favorite poet, Henry David Thoreau, 'The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation,' our lives prostrate at the altar of the false gods of our instant-gratification society. — Rich Roll

Regard as free not those whose status makes them outwardly free, but those who are free in their character and conduct. For we should not call men truly free when they are wicked and dissolute, since they are slaves to worldly passions. Freedom and happiness of soul consist in genuine purity and detachment from transitory things. — Anthony the Great

If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away,If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay. Stop making excuses for a man and his behavior. Stop trying to change yourself for a relationship that's not meant to be. Slower is better. Never live your life for a man before you find what makes you truly happy..! — Oprah Winfrey

I truly believe that God has given us few brain cells, and you have to direct them to the right things that make you happy. — Ranbir Kapoor

All truly great art is optimistic. The individual artist is happy in his creative work. The fact that practically all great art is tragic does not in any way change the above thesis. — Upton Sinclair

A man's needs are few. The simpler the life, therefore, the better. Indeed, only three things are truly necessary in order to make life happy: the blessing of God, the benefit of books, and the benevolence of friends. — Thomas Chalmers

Anyone's life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit. — Lillie Langtry

If you truly get in touch with a piece of carrot, you get in touch with the soil, the rain, the sunshine. You get in touch with Mother Earth and eating in such a way, you feel in touch with true life, your roots, and that is meditation. If we chew every morsel of our food in that way we become grateful and when you are grateful, you are happy. — Thich Nhat Hanh

Happy birthday greetings and warmest wishes, too May today, tomorrow, everyday Be truly happy for you. — Margaret Brown

To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then you're truly wireless. — Ted Turner

Success to me is being happy, truly fulfilled, being proud of myself, and doing different things all the time. — Sayings

You bring life to my world you give me strength to go on And face life even when it seems all hopes gone Labeled my wife but you truly exceed the title You my future my happiness my heart my idol — Fat Joe

Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history. — Anita Baker

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