Quotes on happiness


“Do you want to be always happy?
Then give up fighting
For negativity
And learn the beautiful art
Of self-encouragement.”

– Sri Chinmoy, 1

“How to achieve happiness?
Not by giving, not by talking,
But by being.”

Sri Chinmoy, 2

“You want to end your unhappiness.
I tell you, there is one way
To end your unhappiness,
And that is to end your constant feeling
Of unpleasant unworthiness.”

– Sri Chinmoy 3

“When the heart is happy it embraces the whole world. When the mind is happy it accepts the world as its very own. When the vital is happy it offers its very existence to the world. And when the body is happy it serves the world the way the world wants to be served.”

Sri Chinmoy, 4

“Here is the secret of my happiness: I keep the mouth of my little self closed and the heart of my big Self open.”

Sri Chinmoy,5

“I do not calculate
I only cultivate

Sri Chinmoy, 6

“Forgive to be happy.
Forget the sad experience
To be permanently happy.”

Sri Chinmoy, 7

“Be happy, be happy!
Unless you are happy,
Your outer life will not succeed
And your inner life will not proceed.”

– Sri Chinmoy,[1. Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 58]

“He is happy,
Because every day he tries to do
And actually does
A little more than he thinks he can.”

– Sri Chinmoy,[1. Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 92]

“If you want to be
Unimaginably happy,
Then be an unconditional

Sri Chinmoy, 8

“Judgement does not have
The capacity
To give us true happiness,
But illumination does have
The capacity.”

Sri Chinmoy, 9

“If you are happy, it will help you to a great extent. If you are unhappy, you won’t make any progress at all. On the contrary, you will be marching backwards. Real outer happiness is not self-deception. It does not come from wasting time and indulging in pleasure-life. Real outer happiness is something totally different. It comes from inner joy and inner satisfaction.”

Sri Chinmoy, 10

“If our happiness
Is not mutual,
It is meaningless
And worthless.”

Sri Chinmoy, 9

Is of supreme importance.
When I am really happy,
I have no time
To find fault with others.”

Sri Chinmoy, 12

“When we are unhappy,
We speak ill of others
And do things we should not do.”

Sri Chinmoy, 12

“Only happiness
Has the capacity
To accept the whole world
As its own, very own.”

Sri Chinmoy, 12

“My mind,
Do not try to complain,
Do not try to explain.
You will be unimaginably happy.”

Sri Chinmoy, 12

“There is only one time
To be happy,
And that time
Is now!”

Sri Chinmoy, 16

“Of all the gifts
I have offered to God,
My happiness-gift
He treasures most.”

Sri Chinmoy, 17

“There is a special way
To thank God,
And that way is
To keep myself always happy.”

Sri Chinmoy, 18

“The lives of so many human beings
Are governed
By superficial happiness.”

Sri Chinmoy, 19

“I am happy because I always choose the right moment.
I am happy because I am a good listener.
I am happy because I keep my voice down.
I am happy because I do not try to convince others.
I am happy because I do not complain.”

– Sri Chinmoy -excerpt from I am happy 20

“Be happy
You will get what you like most. You will be what you like best.”

Sri Chinmoy, 21

Aphorism cards on happiness






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