30 Inspiring Quotes That Help You Become Happier

August 15, 2017

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Positivity and happiness help us to overcome challenges and give more joy and meaning to our life. When we are going through hard times or dealing with problems, it helps to remind ourselves that we should not take them to heart and enjoy our life with its difficulties and challenges. In this article, we have listed 30 inspiring quotes that lift us up and teach us the true meaning of happiness.

1. “Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy.” – Milton Erickson

2. “Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.” – Shari R. Barr

3. “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.” – Morris West

4. “You are responsible for your life. You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.” – Oprah Winfrey

5. “Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

6. “The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” – John Milton

7. “Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” – Unknown

8. “In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.” – Albert Clarke

9. “Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.” – Joseph Campbell

10. “Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it.” – J. Petit Senn

11. “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw

12. “Anything in life that we don’t accept will simply make trouble for us until we make peace with it.” – Shakti Gawain

13. “On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.” – Eckhart Tolle

14. “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” – Deepak Chopra

15. “Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature…. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller

16. “I am not bound to win, I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to the light I have.” – Abraham Lincoln

17. “Money doesn’t bring happiness and creativity. Your creativity and happiness brings money.” – Sam Rosen

18. “Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.” – Rose Lane

19. “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

20. “Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” – Benjamin Disraeli

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

22. “Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” – Bernard Meltzer

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

24. “Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

26. “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” – Andrew Carnegie

27. “Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.” – Dr. Robert Anthony

28. “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

29. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

30. “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

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