20 Hygee Quotes That Will Hit You With a Wave of Coziness

Cameron Diaz in 'The Holiday' in bed, with food on a tray, cozy and hygge
"The Holiday" via Columbia Pictures

Let's get hygge!

These Hygge Quotes Will Bring You Extreme Coziness, Instantly

Hygge is a Danish way of life that oozes comfort and relaxation.

Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary as cosy, charming or special.

We figured it was a great idea to put together some Hygge quotes that really emulate the feeling. So light a candle, grab a book and start adopting the hygge lifestyle.

Whether you're comfortable in your home or out with friends, it's important to relax and enjoy life. There's greatness in learning how to be calm and attributing that to the rest of your existence. So go ahead, read some hygge quotes and change your life!

Hygge Quotes

  • "Hygge is all about appreciating the little things in life and being thankful for them." - Sofie Pedersen

  • "I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget." - Erin van Vuren

  • "Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the products you want to use -- do the work you want to see done." - Austin Kleon

  • "God allows us to feel the frailty of human love so we'll appreciate the strength of His." - C.S. Lewis

  • "Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart." - Kahlil Gibran

  • "An autumn breeze, a string of words, a star-filled sky- all are poetry." - Laura Jaworski

  • "Hygge was never meant to be translate. It was meant to be felt." - Maren Stakkestad

The Little Book of Hygge Quotes by Meik Wiking

  • "It doesn't cost money to light a room correctly—but it does require culture."

  • "Harmony: It's not a competition. We already like you. There is no need to brag about your achievements."

  • "Happiness consists more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom."

  • "Hygge is about giving your responsible, stressed-out achiever adult a break. Relax."

  • "Hygge is humble and slow. It is choosing rustic over new, simple over posh and ambience over excitement. In many ways, hygge might be the Danish cousin to slow and simple living."

  • "Almost 60 percent of Danes say the best number of people for hygge is three to four."

  • "Perhaps it is not a coincidence that everything that has to do with hygge makes us feel happy, calm, and safe."

The Coziest Hygge Quotes

  • "Here's to fresh coffee, sunshine, morning walks, blooming flowers, good books and all the other simple but glorious pleasures of life." - Unknown

  • "The cosy feeling you get when you're enjoying the good things in life with friends." - Unknown

  • "We don't know how to linger and just enjoy the moment. We have forgotten to just enjoy the moment." - Sofie Pedersen

  • "Nothing can dim the light which shines from within." - Maya Angelou

  • "As our lives become busier and busier through new developments in technology, it's nice to know that it's still possible to live in a way that promotes togetherness, coziness, and long-term happiness. These concepts are what hygge is all about, and these are the types of nuanced pleasures that hygge can offer your life." - Amy White & Ryan James

  • "Just living isn't enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower." -Hans Christian Anderson

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