“There is no way to happiness — happiness is the way.”

Some have attributed this quote to the Buddha. However, I have not seen any real evidence of that. Instead, I have seen this published as a quote  from Thich Nhat Hanh.

Here are more interesting quotes from Thich Nhat Hanh.


Hanh_LivingThich Nhat Hanh Quotes from Living Buddha, Living Christ

“Because you are alive, everything is possible.” 

“If you love someone but rarely make yourself available to him or her, that is not true love.” 

Hanh_TheHeartThich Nhat Hanh Quotes from The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation

“The seed of suffering in you may be strong, but don’t wait until you have no more suffering before allowing yourself to be happy.”

“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.” 

Hanh_LoveThich Nhat Hanh Quotes from Teachings on Love

“Through my love for you, I want to express my love for the whole cosmos, the whole of humanity, and all beings. By living with you, I want to learn to love everyone and all species. If I succeed in loving you, I will be able to love everyone and all species on Earth… This is the real message of love.”