Don’t worry, be happy. The following are proverbs and quotes about happiness and being happy.

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A calm and humble life will bring more happiness than the pursuit of success and the constant restlessness that comes with it.
Albert Einstein

A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple.
John Florio

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
George Bernard Shaw

A happy man does not hear the clock strike.

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

A pessimist is one who feels bad when he feels good for fear he'll feel worse when he feels better.
(unknown author)

Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals, and happiness.
Thomas Jefferson

All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy

An agricultural life is one eminently calculated for human happiness and human virtue.
Josiah Quincy

And they lived happily ever after.
(unknown author)

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.

Beautiful girls are seldom happy, intelligent boys are seldom beautiful.

By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

Chocolate is happiness that you can eat.
Ursula Kohaupt

Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.
Chaim Potok

Eat this, you'll feel better.
J.K. Rowling
Source: Harry Potter series
Quoted: Remus Lupin
Chocolate is used to treat the effects of a dementor attack.

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

Garlic is not only a flavor, it is the secret of happiness.

Happiness does not really depend on objective conditions of either wealth, health or even community. Rather, it depends on the correlation between objective conditions and subjective expectations.
Yuval Noah Harari
Source: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Ernest Hemingway

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
Jane Austen
Source: Pride and Prejudice

Happiness is a butterfly.

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Happiness is not something you experience, it's something you remember.
Oscar Levant

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn

Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.
Charlotte Brontë

Happy is the man who has acquired the love of walking for its own sake!
W.J. Holland

He who has no intelligence is happy with it.

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'
Alfred Lord Tennyson

I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
J.D. Salinger

I thought up an ending for my book. "And he lives happily ever after, till the end of his days."
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Lord of the Rings
Quoted: Bilbo
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I would always rather be happy than dignified.
Charlotte Brontë
Source: Jane Eyre

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: The Lord of the Rings
Quoted: Thorin

Is happiness just chemicals flowing through your brain or something more?
(unknown author)

It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy.
Mother Teresa

It is not in doing what you like, but in liking what you do that is the secret of happiness.
J.M. Barrie
Source: Peter Pan

It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
Benjamin Franklin

It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.
Rabindranath Tagore

Laughter is the best medicine.

Life is better than death, health is better than sickness, abundance is better than want, freedom is better than coercion, happiness is better than suffering, and knowledge is better than superstition and ignorance.
Steven Pinker

Most of us can remember a time when a birthday, especially if it was one's own, brightened the world as if a second sun has risen.
Thomas Moore

People are happy when they feel better off than their neighbors, unhappy when they feel worse off.
(unknown author)

Smiles and tears are so alike with me, they are neither of them confined to any particular feelings: I often cry when I am happy, and smile when I am sad.
Anne Brontë
Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
Mother Teresa

The best way to make children good is to make them happy.
Oscar Wilde

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
Thomas Jefferson

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
George Bernard Shaw

The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude.

The key to happiness is good health and a bad memory
Ingrid Bergman

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