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Happiness quotes by Sadhguru

Top 10 Happiness Quotes

You are feeling well when you are really happy, even if you are diagnosed as medically ill. Fundamentally well being means a certain level of joyfulness, certain exuberance of life
There are only two important things: 1. How Joyful are you? 2. How much joy do you give to people around you?
How you are, should never be determined by how somebody else is. Once you allow that, you will remain a slave to somebody all your life because they will decide whether you'll be happy or unhappy.
If you live joyfully until the last moment, you don't have to worry about death - that will also be a joyful process.
A spiritual person and a materialistic person are both seeking the same infinite. One is seeking it consciously, the other one unconsciously.
I don’t see any criminals. All I see is, every human being is in pursuit of his happiness. The man whom you call as a criminal is also in pursuit of his happiness. Only thing is he is pursuing his happiness far more vigorously than you
Stability is more important than ecstasy. If ecstasy comes before stability, you are heading for a crash
If you're loving and ecstatic, you don't need a damn heaven
It doesn't matter who you are right now, how miserable you are right now, how disturbed you are right now. If you pay enough attention to your interiority, being blissful is a possibility for every human being.
If your work is an expression of your joyfulness, whether recognition or no recognition, what does it matter?

Life + Happiness quotes


Life Quotes
Being fit for life means- hardness in the body, sharpness in your mind & softness in your heart.
How you are, should never be determined by how somebody else is. Once you allow that, you will remain a slave to somebody all your life because they will decide whether you'll be happy or unhappy.
In terms of Life, Happiness means that your life energies are happening in a more exuberant way than it normally happens. Depression means your life energy has become low & staid.
When the need to be special is gone, that is when you are unique. Significance of life is in its uniqueness
External pleasantness needs cooperation from many people. It’s not just yours. There are other stakeholders who may want to make it nasty for you. It needs many people’s cooperation but inner pleasantness is one hundred percent yours. But why have you not strived for it?
There is nobody who has not been happy, Everybody has been happy, the problem is that they have not been able to maintain it
If with every single act that you do, you create what you care for, then whatever you get or do not get, your life is beautiful.
The quality of your life does not depend on your clothes, car, or home, but on how peaceful and joyful you are
If you are doing your best and enjoy doing your best, what's the problem with life? How many rupees or dollars you have in your pocket won't make any difference.
Our pursuit of the comforts is so vigorous that the very life of the planet is being threatened. Yet, it cannot be said that we are any happier than our forefathers. This is because people are trying to create an outwardly perfect life. But the quality of our lives is based upon our interiority.
Everything that you do in your life is in pursuit of happiness.
If your life becomes an expression of your joy, not in pursuit of happiness then relationships will be naturally wonderful. You can hold a million relationships and still hold them good.
We are thinking of happiness like it’s some kind of a commodity or some kind of an attainment. No. When your life comes to ease, when you come to ease, happiness is a natural consequence
In all these years of life, How many of you have passed through one day of stretch absolutely joyfully without a single moment of irritation, agitation, pain, frustration? Very few people on the planet can say YES
Today you think, “By doing this, I will be happy,” don’t ever think you will stay happy by doing that after some time. Everybody when they got their first job, what a beautiful day it was. But after a few years, sitting behind the same table, it’s taking your life - the same job, the same marriage, the same situations – they’re taking your life.
People have chosen to be unhappy because they think that will get them something. But once you are unhappy, whatever you get, what does it matter?

Short + Happiness quotes


Short Quotes
The biggest mistake that people make is they try to be happier than someone else.
Our idea of happiness is being one up on somebody else.
If you're loving and ecstatic, you don't need a damn heaven
Every human being without exception is capable of living blissfully within himself
If you do not know how to laugh, then you are already long gone
Whatever states of pleasantness human beings have known have come from within them.
When you are in pursuit of happiness, you are in some way causing suffering to others all the time.
Only if this human mechanism works the way you want it to, will you be happy. Inner Engineering is about making this human mechanism work the way we want it to
Money can only make your surroundings pleasant. It cannot create inner pleasantness
May Happiness be a basic human right.
If you are truly joyful, you won't be looking for satisfaction
If you want to bring up your child well, the first thing is, you should be happy.
I’m trying to increase the percentage of ecstatic people on the planet. You are my hope

All Happiness Quotes

Whatever the shape of eyes or nose - a joyful face is always a beautiful face. Become Joy – become Beautiful.
When human beings are peaceful and joyful within themselves, they will do just what is needed, nothing more, nothing less.
If you really want to have absolutely fantastic relationships.. you need to establish yourself as a joyful human being
How people are is their choice. How I am is my choice. No matter what they do, no one can make me angry, happy or unhappy. These privileges I have kept to myself
Relationships are not about extracting happiness but about giving joy to the other. Short journeys can be made alone, long journeys need reliable and resilient Relationships.
Peace, Happiness, misery, anxiety, suffering, anger, and hatred have a certain chemical basis within you. There are simple methods with which one can create the right kind of chemistry within oneself. If you are willing to invest just a few minutes a day in your inner wellbeing, being peaceful & happy within yourself becomes natural.
When you are in pursuit of happiness, you are in desperate action. When someone is in desperate action, you can't tell him not to do this or that. He will find devious ways to do it
Spiritual progress: If by the day you are becoming a more joyful human being, (if your long face is becoming wider) that means you are progressing
What most people are calling marriage right now is just a whole bundle of expectations about how the other person should make heaven for you. If you’re trying to extract happiness out of somebody, you will be disappointed.
I would know you are happy if your bones did Smile and I hear the rattle.
If you have become a joy by yourself and you are forming relationships because you want to express your happiness, nobody is going to complain about you because you are in the process of expressing your joy not seeking joy from the other person.
When you were 5-6 years of age you were bursting with it, isn't it? Somebody had to make you unhappy at that time, now somebody has to make you happy
Why we are continuously talking about joy, blissfulness, love, is not because it’s a goal by itself, these are not goals by itself -only when you are pleasant by your own nature, you stop being in pursuit of happiness. You are fine by yourself, you don’t have to go anywhere to feel pleasant. You don’t have to do anything to feel pleasant
If you mortgage your pleasantness to something outside of you, you being pleasant or unpleasant is only by chance.
Right now, you believe that something or someone else is the source of your joy, so you are always at their mercy. If you realize and experientially know that you are the source of your joy, wouldn't you be joyous all the time?
The greatest fulfillment in life is to do something which is much larger than yourself.
If your pleasantness is dependent upon what happens around you, the chances of you being pleasant all the time is remote, in the very nature of things it is not possible.
Happiness is essentially a human experience. While making our surroundings pleasant, it’s important to make our interiority also pleasant
Marriage is not about compatibility, companionship, or extracting happiness. It is an opportunity to achieve a union that will open up a greater possibility
Why has the need for intoxicants arisen? It is because, within ourselves, we are unable to be comfortable where we are sitting. If you are able to experience happiness just by sitting in a place, will you feel the need to take drugs?
Do you think the man who is driving a car is happier than the man who is walking on the street? No. It is not decided by what you have. It depends on how you are at that moment.
Right now, your happiness, peace, and misery - everything within you - is happening accidentally. That means your very way of being is decided by external situations. Once your inner situation is decided by the outside, you are going to live as an accident
Every cell in this body is programmed for health. Why would it turn against you? Because somewhere you are not keeping it happy
If someone else determines what should happen around you, you feel like a slave. But Right now somebody else is determining what should happen within you, is this not slavery?
If your happiness depends upon what is happening outside of you, you are a slave to the external situation
Fundamentally, you are seeking a relationship because you want to be happy, you want to be joyful. Or in other words, you are trying to use the other as a source of your happiness.
I will make you the king or queen of this planet; will you remain fulfilled? Don’t look at me hopefully, I will not make such a blunder, I am only saying. If you become the king or queen of this planet, will you be fulfilled? No. You will look at the stars
Only when you're pleasant by your own nature, you stop being in pursuit of happiness. You are fine by yourself
‘If everybody around me is unpleasant, how can I be pleasant?’ Especially if everybody around you is unpleasant, it's all the more important that you’re pleasant
Yogis are not against pleasure. It is just that they found something much more intense and enduring within themselves
In the process of creating what we want, in pursuit of our happiness, we are just destroying the very source of our life, this planet; we are making a bonfire out of it. But still, we are not satisfied
You can explore the full potential of body & mind only when you are in the sustained level of pleasantness, otherwise, you are a damn issue by yourself
Keep an account book, at the end of the day/ month just check "Am I little more joyful than yesterday", if you had done this since you were five years of age, you would have been ecstatic by now.
Today, we are seeking happiness so vigorously that the very life of the planet is being threatened. Don't be in pursuit of happiness. Know how to express your happiness in the world.
If you are concerned about the world, the first thing you need to do is transform yourself into a joyful being
Only when you are at your utmost pleasantness can you use your body and mind to the fullest
The only reason people don't know how to stay joyful is they don't have the needed know-how
If you’re pursuing happiness when you are five, I can understand, but that was not the fact, when you’re five you were simply happy by your own nature. When you’re fifty, you’re still pursuing your happiness - this is a failed story
Never before has a generation of people been this comfortable or had the kind of conveniences we know today. In spite of that, people are not any happier. They are getting more and more desperate. Humanity is experiencing psychological ailments like never before simply because people are not happy.
You must learn to be happy with your compulsion. If you are not happy with it, now you have two problems - compulsion and unhappiness! At least if you have one problem, it is easier to deal with it.
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