During this particular terrifying, isolating time I thought I’d write up a lot of happiness quotes said by inspirational people to give you all some hope for the future and maybe put a smile on your face today. What is happiness? Happiness is many things to many people. It can be lots of small pleasures, a general feeling of contentment or that moment when the heart sores!
The one I’m going to start this off with was quoted by Omar Khayyam, this just speaks continue and focus on the good parts in your life right now. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” Simple but powerful.
“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” Nathaniel Hawthorne.
“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” Helen Keller.
“Happiness is good health and a bad memory.” Ingrid Bergman.
“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation and freedom in all just pursuits.” Thomas Jefferson.
“Faith is to believe what you can do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” Saint Augustine.
“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Abraham Lincoln.
“A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose.” Tom Wilson.
“May your choices reflect your hopes, not tour fears.” Nelson Mandela.
“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” Willie Nelson.
“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.
“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” Anne Frank – Tuesday, 7 March 1944.
“I’m not one of those complicated mixed-up cats. I’m not looking for the secret to life… I just go on from day to day, taking what comes.” Frank Sinatra.
“Happiness is the secret to all beauty. There is no beauty without happiness.” Christian Dior.
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” Plato.
“If you cant get rid of the skeleton in your closest, you’d best teach it to dance.”
“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind races us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” John Ruskin.
“The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.” William Blake.
“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” Harriet Ann Jacobs.
“Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.” Albert Einstein.
“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.” Tecumseh.
“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practising gratitude.” Brené Brown.
“Let us be grateful to people who make up happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Marcel Proust.
“I am what happened to me; I am what I choose to become.” Carl Jung.