10 Quotes on What Happiness Actually Is

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What is happiness really?

P.S. All of these gems are from the book You Are a Genius at Something, it’s major.

Happiness is not a life without worries or struggles. Happiness is the robust sense of fulfillment one feels when bravely confronting hardship.

- Daisaku Ikeda

Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Happiness, not in another place but this place ... not for another hour, but this hour.

- Walt Whitman

Happiness is something we must create for ourselves. No one else can give it to us.

- Daisaku Ikeda

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.

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Real happiness is found in the struggles we undergo to realize our goals, in our efforts to move forward.

- Daisaku Ikeda

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.

- Albert Einstein

Happiness is not a goal … it’s a byproduct of a life well-lived.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

The truth is that devoting ourselves to others’ happiness is actually a necessary condition for becoming genuinely happy ourselves.

- Daisaku Ikeda

It is impossible to build one’s own happiness on the unhappiness of others.

- Daisaku Ikeda

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