What is happiness? 45 standard definitions of happiness

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2021-03-27 15:54:47

Anyone wants to be happy, but what is happiness, how can not everyone give the answer?

Each person has a different definition of happiness, some people are just as simple as having meals with their family, but there are happy people who are huge and distant. Let’s read the best statements about the happiness of many famous celebrities in the world below.

1. The greatest happiness in the world is the firm belief that we are loved for ourselves, or rather loved in spite of ourselves.

The greatest happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo

2. Success and happiness are in you. Determined to happiness, and joy will accompany you to form an invincible army against adversity.

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. Helen Keller

3. Life becomes more difficult when we live for others, but it also becomes more beautiful and happy.

Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier. Albert Schweitzer

4. To do what you love is freedom. Like what you do is happiness.

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness. Frank Tyger

5. We don’t laugh because we are happy we are happy because we laugh.

We don’t laugh because we’re happy we’re happy because we laugh. William James

6. Success is not the key to opening the door to happiness. Happiness is the key to the door to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

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

7. Happiness is nothing more than having good health and a poor memory.

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. Albert Schweitzer

9. No one can be happy without friends, or be sure of his friends until unhappy.

No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy. Thomas Fuller

10. Three keys to a fulfilling life: caring for others, daring to do it for others, sharing with others.

Three keys to more abundant living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others. William Arthur Ward

Happiness is all around us

11. Happy people are listeners; the unlucky one is the one who confesses.

Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man. Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. Knowledge in mind and morality in the heart, time devoted to research and labor instead of form and pleasure, that’s how to be useful, and thus to be happy.

Knowledge in the head and virtualization in the heart, time devoted to study or business, instead of show and pleasure, are the way to be useful and consequently happy. John Adams

14. Only people who have experienced extreme suffering are able to feel extreme happiness.

Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. Alexandre Dumas

15. The greatest happiness in life is being able to be sure that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather, loved regardless of ourselves.

The greatest happiness of life it the conviction that we are loved loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. Victor Hugo

16. Does life make you bored? Get into the work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find a happiness that you can never achieve.

Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours. Dale Carnegie

20. You cannot be jealous and happy at the same time.

You can’t be envious and happy at the same time. Frank Tyger

21. The ability to find beauty in the smallest things makes family happy and loving life.

The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely. Louisa May Alcott

22. There is no happiness in possessing or receiving, there is only happiness in giving.

There is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Henry Drummond

23. There is only one thing happiness in the world, to love and be loved.

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

24. On the highway of life, we often recognize happiness from the rearview mirror.

On the highway of life, we most often recognize happiness out of the rear view mirror. Frank Tyger

25, Happiness … is to give, and to live for others.

Happiness… consists in giving, and in serving others. Henry Drummond

26. It is within yourself that makes you happy or unhappy.

It’s what’s in yourself that makes you happy or unhappy. Agatha Christie

27. No one has the right to enjoy happiness without creating it.

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it. Helen Keller

28. Success is getting what you want. Happiness is what you want to achieve.

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

29. There is nothing more proud of a man than the happiness of his wife, he always proud that he created it himself.

Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it. Samuel Johnson

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30. What does money mean if it cannot buy happiness?

What good is money if it can’t buy happiness? Agatha Christie

31. Fighting adversities, and conquering them, is man’s greatest happiness.

To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity. Samuel Johnson

32. There are two ways to be happy: Either reducing desire or increasing wealth results in the same thing, and each person has to choose and go the way they find it easier.

There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means either may do the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier. Benjamin Franklin

33. Happiness in marriage is purely a matter of chance.

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. Jane Austen

34. There is no value in life except what you choose to put on it, and there is no happiness anywhere but what you bring to yourself.

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself. Henry David Thoreau

35. We must laugh before we are happy, because we fear that we will die before we can laugh.

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all. La Fontaine

36. Happiness is just a moment in a general play about suffering.

Happiness is but a mere episode in the general drama of pain. Thomas Hardy

37. Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us less but we owe everything forever. True happiness only comes from devoting yourself to a purpose.

Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. William Cowper

38. Happiness for those who dare to dream and are willing to pay the price to make dreams come true.

Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true. Noname

39. No man knows what true happiness is until he gets married. By then, of course, it was too late.

No man knows what true happiness is until he gets married. By then, of course, its too late. Noname

40. Human happiness lies not in external luck and perceivable, but in the goodness and wealth of the soul, which is inside and invisible.

A man’s felicity consists not in the outward and visible blessing of fortune, but in the inward and unseen perfections and riches of the mind. Thomas Carlyle

41. If you want happiness, give it to others.

If you want happiness, provide it to others. Frank Tyger

42. High income is the best formula for happiness I have ever known.

A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of. Jane Austen

43. Happiness does not mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the flaws.

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

44. Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and good digestibility.

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion. Jean Jacques Rousseau

45. Be determined not to become poor: use less than you have. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it destroys freedom, and it makes some virtues impractical, and others extremely difficult.

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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