125 Best Self Happiness Quotes to Elevate Well-Being

Looking for inspirational words about self-happiness with full gems of wisdom? Here is our latest collection of self happiness quotes to enhance the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.

Everyone wants to be happy but not everyone knows how to make themselves happy. Thinking and sacrifice too much for other people is usually the main problem. If all this time you’ve been too far to ignore your own happiness for the sake of others, it’s time to choose a way back.

Now read these self happiness quotes to make your self happy.

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The way of self happiness quotes

You have only one lifetime, don’t live your life in sorrow! Be happy! Be happy no matter what, and only mind the lessons life teaches each day! ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

The most beautiful thing about life is this; regardless of how ugly life might seem be, once there is breath, life is beautiful! ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

A flower doesn’t expect love. She is happy with herself. If she gets love, she celebrates. ― Debasish Mridha

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. — Helen Keller

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

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Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. — Joseph Addison

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

Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about. — Dale Carnegie

Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. — Og Mandino

Finding happiness with your self quotes

There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them. — Anthony de Mello

We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. — Friedrich Koenig

If you are not happy you had better stop worrying about it and see what treasures you can pluck from your own brand of unhappiness. — Robertson Davies

Happiness is always a by-product. It is probably a matter of temperament, and for anything I know it may be glandular. — Robertson Davies

People take different roads seeking fulfilment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost. — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. — Oprah Winfrey

In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness – otherwise how would you know when you’re happy? — Leslie Caron

The art of living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mode of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change. — Charles Morgan

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

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually. — Stephen Covey

I’m happy person affirm quotes

The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness. — Dalai Lama

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

The severe pain and the great trials we go through teach us the real essence of great joy. ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Learn to be happy for others without always wanting to step into their shoes. ― Germany Kent

Be happy. It’s one way of being wise. — Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. — Agnes Repplier

Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors. — Dalai Lama

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

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

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. — Freya Stark

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. — Marcel Proust

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

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. — Anne Frank

Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. — John Barrymore

Be happy with your self quotes

The very first condition of lasting happiness is that a life should be full of purpose, aiming at something outside self. — Hugo Black

Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. — Iris Murdoch

The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. — Ernest Dimnet

Remember happiness doesn’t depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think. — Dale Carnegie

Be happy about your own life and you’ll be amazed at just how much more beautiful you’ll find it to be. ― TemitOpe Ibrahim

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Everything will change in your life when you finally learn that you deserve SO MUCH BETTER. ― Karen Gibbs

Whether you choose to move on from your struggles and enjoy life or waddle in your misery, life will continue. ― Germany Kent

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. — George Bernard Shaw

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. — Epictetus

Happiness lies in making others happy, in forsaking self-interest to bring joy to others. — Paramahansa Yogananda

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. — Dalai Lama

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. — James Oppenheim

If your own mental attitude is correct, even if you remain in a hostile atmosphere, you feel happy. — Dalai Lama

Self happiness quotes to elevate positivity

If, on the other hand, happiness depends on a good breakfast, flowers in the yard, a drink or a nap, then we are more likely to live with quite a bit of happiness. — Andy Rooney

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life. All that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about. — Albert Einstein

If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time. — Josh Billings

Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys. — Christian Nestell Bovee

Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place, but there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around. — E. L. Konigsburg

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There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. — Logan Pearsall Smith

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something. — Henry Ford

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

It’s so hard for women to be happy for one another, like genuinely happy. Once you find that, you know you’ve found true SELF happiness. — Zendaya

In the end, the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of even greater importance. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Take care your own happiness quotes

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible. — Saint Augustine

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? — Albert Camus

Smile, smile, smile at your mind as often as possible. Your smiling will considerably reduce your mind’s tearing tension. — Sri Chinmoy

Whether you choose to move on from your struggles and enjoy life or waddle in your misery, life will continue. — Germany Kent

Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. — Mother Teresa

The level of love we experience in life will never be greater than our level of love and acceptance for ourselves. — Elle Sommer

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. — Thich Nhat Hanh

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When things are hard, just try believing in yourself. Even when you really don’t. Because if you persist in that belief at some point it will become true. — Elle Sommer

Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination. — Immanuel Kant

The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. — Eric Hoffer

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. — Jacques Prevert

Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections. — Gerard Way

Our happiness or our unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life than on the nature of those events themselves. — Wilhelm Von Humboldt

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. — Marcus Aurelius

A disciplined mind leads to happiness. — Dalai Lama

Keep happiness in your self quotes

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

Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. — Abraham Lincoln

It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will. — Lucy Maud Montgomery

One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy. — Aristotle

Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination. — Mark Twain

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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.

Maybe the truth is, there’s a little bit of loser in all of us. Being happy isn’t having everything in your life be perfect. Maybe it’s about stringing together all the little things. — Ann Brashares

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. — Marcel Pagnol

I was lying to myself when I thought I was lost, I have never been lost – I just wasn’t ready to be found. — Nikki Rowe

The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Motivational quotes about self happiness

Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind. — Daphne Du Maurier

Nothing wonderful lasted forever. Joy was as fleeting as a shooting star that crossed the evening sky, ready to blink out at any moment. — Nicholas Sparks

Those who do not know how to see the precious things in life will never be happy. — Alex Flinn

Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. — Steve Maraboli

There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power or our will. — Epictetus

People are unhappy when they get something too easily. You have to sweat – that’s the only moral they know. — Dany Laferrière

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Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts. — Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A diamond doesn’t start out polished and shining. It once was nothing special, but with enough pressure and time, becomes spectacular. I’m that diamond. — Solange Nicole

And therein lies the whole of man’s plight. Human time does not turn in a circle it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy happiness is the longing for repetition. — Milan Kundera

I think and think and think, I’ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it. — Jonathan Foer

It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace. — Chuck Palahniuk

Some day you will find out that there is far more happiness in another’s happiness than in your own. — Honoré De Balzac

Short self-happiness quotes to elevate your self-love

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

All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about. — Charles Kingsley

Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. — Hugh Black

Real elation is when you feel you could touch a star without standing on tiptoe. — Doug Larson

There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction. — Salvador Dali

Pleasure is spread through the earth in stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find. — William Wordsworth

Happiness is a function of accepting what is. — self happiness quotes by Werner Erhard

You can only have bliss if you don’t chase it. — self happiness quotes by Henepola Gunaratana

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

True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. — Helen Keller

Be believing, be happy, don’t get discouraged. Things will work out. — Gordon B. Hinckley

No medicine cures what happiness cannot. — self happiness quotes by Gabriel García Márquez

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. — William James

The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open. — self happiness quotes by Chuck Palahniuk

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. — Jonathan Safran Foer

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You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. — Albert Camus

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions. — self happiness quotes by Dalai Lama

You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life. — Albert Camus

If you want to be happy, practice compassion. — self happiness quotes by Dalai Lama

The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. — Bette Midler

Stop comparing yourself to other people. — self happiness quotes by Roy T. Bennett

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them. — Steve Maraboli

The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship. — self happiness quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can’t buy happiness. — Kurt Cobain

I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve. — self happiness quotes by Jane Austen

If only we’d stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time. — Edith Wharton

Whoever is happy will make others happy. — Anne Frank

We’re all golden sunflowers inside. — self happiness quotes by Allen Ginsberg

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. — Dalai Lama

You have everything you need for complete peace and total happiness right now. — Wayne Dyer

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. — Oprah Winfrey

Final thought

The philosophical point of our own happiness and well-being is based on increasing spirituality and the richness of the heart. This is not only the wisdom of sages but also of ordinary people.

Hopefully, these self happiness quotes above will help to give you an extra pep in your step whenever you may need it. Did you enjoy of these self happiness quotes? Share your thought in the comment section.

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