31 Quotes About Pursuing Happiness


Finding a way to seek happiness is a lifelong venture for many. These quotes about pursuing happiness will encourage you to continue down a righteous path to reach your goal.

“And I was sure it was the drink that irrigated White’s self-sabotage, for it is the common trait of alcoholics to make plans and promises, to oneself, to others, fervently, sincerely, and in hope of redemption.”

“Betrayal is advancing myself at the expense of the one who I committed myself to advance.”

“Do not sabotage your new relationship with your last relationship’s poison.”

“He is a fool, he who sabotages is way to success.”

“I am the greatest obstacle to my greatest dreams.”

“I craft most of my own tragedies without ever having even the remotest understanding that it is I myself who have done the crafting.”

“I didn’t like how my body seemed to be intent on sabotaging my brain, especially since my brain was so good at sabotaging itself.”

“I think it’s pretty common to hold onto people, to bribe them with things, say, a body, in the hopes of keeping them from leaving you.”

“I’ve memorized the best angles in the bathroom from which to see how badly I’ve disintegrated. I truly do go from sixty to zero.”

“If I choose to take the pen from God and write the story of my life without Him, I better have plenty of erasers and a whole lot of white-out. Better yet, I should invest in a good shredder.”

“If I simply look at the map that I’ve so tediously created, it will explain why I’m laying at the bottom of this cliff looking up.”

“I’m trying to find something wrong with you so that I don’t want you so much.”

“It is not uncommon for someone to be a self-saboteur and compound that by also having a victim mentality. It is as though they are holding their own breath and then blaming others for their inability to breathe.”

“It takes but a handful of words to ambush my soul with hope. Yet, the vexing question in it all is why do I so often ambush the words?”

“It’s thinking that I had the solution that probably created the problem in the first place.”

“It’s amazing to me how hard people work to maintain a life they hate.”

“Managing your emotions doesn’t mean you don’t express yourself; it means you stop short of hurting others and sabotaging yourself.”

“More times than I can remember I look around and I ask why the hole I’m in looks so strangely familiar.”

“Most of us respond with panic when we get what we want. The moment of victory is often the moment of greatest peril.”

“One simple thing to do and destroy the spirit of self-sabotage is to admire the beauty hidden in ugly circumstances.”

“Sabotage isolated them from their home, thwarting any hope of outside help. Frantic, unreliable sightings of frightening things – horrible things – led to chaos.”

“Stop overthinking. Stop second guessing yourself. Stop the self-sabotage! You must learn to trust yourself. If you’re having trouble, ask yourself if you’re acting from a place of love.”

“The barrier to our future is often the very plans that we’ve created to get there.”

“The only reason I can’t jump in and engage life is that I’ve told myself I can’t. Yet I can’t helping wondering would happen if I told myself I could?”

“There is stability in self-destruction, in prolonging sadness as a means of escaping abstractions like happiness. Rock bottom is a surprisingly comfortable place to lay your head.”

“They cannot hurt you; their active participation, the enthusiasm in their willingness to try, proves their natural affinity and disposition to ruin, chaos, and sabotage.”

“We are always immeasurably bigger than the little person we’ve too often doomed ourselves to be.”

“We often want quick answers, quick results, instant rewards, and that’s normal in our high tech, instant, Google driven world.”

“When I read the ghastly lines of tragedy darkly penned into my life, I turn and notice that the pen in my hand is wet.”

“When we play it safe, we sabotage our chance to make our mark in a memorable, authentic way.”

“When you associate pleasure and pain, at the same time, to a certain purpose in your mind, you sabotage yourself; you’ll be two steps forward and one back.”

“Who tries to sabotage my time and priority in life can never understand the sensible, best choices of my heart.”

“You can be the most productive and most effective, but politics show up as ego, jealousy and sabotage from bosses who can’t perform.”

Pursuing happiness requires loving yourself and loving others. Connecting and spending time with others is a part of your formula for success.

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