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Short Happiness Quotes
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Sometimes, we need a burst of happiness – a philosophy to quickly lift our spirits. It could also be that we are finding the right words to help someone else break out of a spiral of negative emotions and see the brighter side of life: Here are 25 of the best short happiness quotes.

Amazing Short Happiness Quotes That Will Brighten Your Life

Happiness? That’s nothing more than health and a poor memory.
Albert Schweitzer

Being happy is being satisfied. Being satisfied means accepting.
Maxime Lagacé

It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
Charles Spurgeon

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
George Sand

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Omar Khayyam

Happiness does not lead to gratitude. Gratitude leads to happiness.
David Steindl-Rast

The secret of happiness is freedom, the secret of freedom is courage.
Carrie Jones

Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.
Cynthia Nelms

Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers’ gardens.
Douglas Jerrold

You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes.
Lauren Oliver

Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.
W. P. Kinsella

We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
Walter Savage Landor

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Happiness depends upon ourselves.

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we would just slow down, happiness would catch up to us.
Richard Carlson

There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.
Jodi Picoult

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
Carl Sandburg

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
Bertrand Russell

To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Albert Camus

The simplest things can bring the most happiness
Izabella Scorupco

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

Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude
Joseph Wood Krutch

Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
J. Donald Walters

Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.
Jim Rohn

Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.
Carrie Underwood

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  1. So many good ones here! I love a good quote. I think i like the one about being unhappy to understand happiness is my fave. 🙂

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