117 Quotes About Happiness

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It's not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
- Charles Spurgeon
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The happiness which God designs for His higher creatures is the happiness of being freely, voluntarily united to Him and to each other in an ecstasy of love and delight compared with which the most rapturous love between a man and a woman on this earth is mere milk and water.
- C.S. Lewis
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The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Do not let your happiness depend on something you may lose... only (upon) the Beloved who will never pass away.
- C.S. Lewis
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Christianity certainly involves hardship and discipline. But it is founded on the solid rock of old fashioned happiness. Jesus is in the happiness business.
- John Hagee
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If you hope for happiness in the world, hope for it from God, and not from the world.
- David Brainerd
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Joy is distinctly a Christian word and a Christian thing. It is the reverse of happiness. Happiness is the result of what happens of an agreeable sort. Joy has its springs deep down inside. And that spring never runs dry, no matter what happens. Only Jesus gives that joy. He had joy, singing its music within, even under the shadow of the cross.
- S.D. Gordon
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God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
- C.S. Lewis
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If our condition were truly happy, we would not seek diversion from it in order to make ourselves happy.
- Blaise Pascal
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When anything in life is an absolute requirement for your happiness and self-worth, it is essentially an 'idol,' something you are actually worshiping. When such a thing is threatened, your anger is absolute. Your anger is actually the way the idol keeps you in its service, in its chains. Therefore if you find that, despite all the efforts to forgive, your anger and bitterness cannot subside, you may need to look deeper and ask, 'What am I defending? What is so important that I cannot live without?' It may be that, until some inordinate desire is identified and confronted, you will not be able to master your anger.
- Tim Keller
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Happy are those whose self-centered lives have been crushed and reshaped by the Master's hand to be full of mercy.
- John Hagee
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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
- Helen Keller
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Happiness and comfort stream immediately from God himself, as light issues from the sun; and sometimes looks and darts itself into the meanest corners, while it forbears to visit the largest and the noblest rooms.
- James H. Aughey
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It is not good to be too free. It is not good to have everything one wants.
- Blaise Pascal
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No man should desire to be happy who is not at the same time holy. He should spend his efforts in seeking to know and do the will of God, leaving to Christ the matter of how happy he should be.
- A. W. Tozer
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All men have happiness as their object: there are no exceptions. However different the means they employ, they aim at the same end.
- Blaise Pascal
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Do not be deceived; happiness and enjoyment do not lie in wicked ways.
- Isaac Watts
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Divine love is perfect peace and joy, it is a freedom from all disquiet, it is all content and happiness; and makes everything to rejoice in itself.
- William Law
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I believe that the happiest of all Christians and the truest of Christians are those who never dare to doubt God, but take His Word simply as it stands, and believe it, and ask no questions, just feeling assured that if God has said it, it will be so.
- Charles Spurgeon
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All that we call human history--money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery--[is] the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy.
- C.S. Lewis
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Everyone, without exception, is searching for happiness.
- Blaise Pascal
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Jesus makes you happy in reality. The world makes you happy escaping from reality.
- Jack Hyles
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The consideration that human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected will always continue to prompt me to promote the former by inculcating the practice of the latter.
- George Washington
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If man is not made for God, why is he happy only in God?
- Blaise Pascal
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There once was in man a true happiness of which now remain to him only the mark and empty trace, which he in vain tries to fill from all his surroundings, seeking from things absent the help he does not obtain in things present. But these are all inadequate, because the infinite abyss can only be filled by an infinite and immutable object, that is to say, only by God Himself.
- Blaise Pascal
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Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure; Where your treasure is, there is your heart; Where your heart is, there is your happiness.
- Augustine
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Happy the soul that has been awed by a view of God's majesty.
- A. W. Pink
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God limits the happiness and pleasure we have now precisely so we might not become attached to this world or dependent upon it or fearful of leaving it (dying), as well as to stir in our hearts a longing and yearning and holy anticipation for what is yet to come.
- Sam Storms
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Your success and happiness lie in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invisible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller
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They are the happiest Christians, who have the lowest thoughts of themselves, and in whose eyes Jesus is most glorious and precious.
- John Newton
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Nothing is happy until it fulfills the purpose for which it was created by God.
- Jack Hyles
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Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
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God may allow His servant to succeed when He has disciplined him to a point where he does not need to succeed to be happy. The man who is elated by success and is cast down by failure is still a carnal man. At best his fruit will have a worm in it.
- A. W. Tozer
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Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
- Hosea Ballou
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The strength and happiness of a man consists in finding out the way in which God is going, and going that way too.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley
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Instinct teaches us to look for happiness outside ourselves.
- Blaise Pascal
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God is not a cosmic killjoy. I know some people who believe He is. They think God runs around saying, "There's one having fun; get him!" They believe God wants to rain on everybody's parade. But that isn't so. God made you. He knows how you operate best. And He knows what makes you happy. The happiness He gives doesn't stop when the party's over. It lasts because it comes from deep within.
- John MacArthur
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Republicanism is not the phantom of a deluded imagination. On the contrary, under no form of government are laws better supported, liberty and property better secured, or happiness more effectually dispensed to mankind.
- George Washington
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Try to be happy in this very present moment; and put not off being so to a time to come; as though that time should be of another make from this, which is already come, and is ours.
- Thomas Fuller
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There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
- Francis Bacon
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Happiness is neither without us nor within us. It is in God, both without us and within us.
- Blaise Pascal
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As we are always preparing to be happy, it is inevitable that we should never be so.
- Blaise Pascal
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All mankind's unhappiness derives from one thing: his inability to know how to remain in repose in one room.
- Blaise Pascal
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Happiness is untested delight. Joy is delight tested.
- Jack Hyles
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Do you want a happy heart when you are old? Then get with the Lord and stay with Him. That is how it works.
- Shelton Smith
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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
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Christ's life unfolds, in part, as we learn to appreciate the gifts He has given us. How easy it is to blame others for our unhappiness, but we are only unhappy when something other than Christ has become our life. (For example) The husband or wife who has Christ as their life, comes to their spousal relationship already satisfied. They do not come continually looking to made happy by another person's attention; they bring Christ's life to their spouse.
- Francis Frangipane
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Happiness without peace is temporal; peace along with happiness is eternal.
- James H. Aughey
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No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
- Helen Keller
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