165 Happy Quotes

Being happy is a feeling that we just can’t get enough of. If you need a boost of happiness, check out these happy quotes below.

Happy Quotes

1. Happy is the house that shelters a friend. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. Happy is entirely up to you and always has been. – Janette Rallison

3. Happy is the soul that has a friend. Happier is the soul that trusts in the truth of the heart of a friend. Happiest is the soul that knows the solemnity of friendship and honours its laws. – Ogwo David Emenike

4. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. – Dalai Lama

5. Passion comes when your soul is happy. – Domenico Mazza

6. You are happy when you are doing what you love, right? Then do it! Make time for it. – Nealey Stapleton

7. Whoever is happy will make others happy. – Anne Frank

8. Have fun and do not take yourself too seriously. Life is not an exam, so lighten up and make the world a happy place to live in. – Mick McPherson

9. The first and most important step in being happy no matter what, is to stop complaining. – Bob Richardson

10. There is always something to be happy about in this world. – Ken Black

11. Try to cheer another heart, and you will go the nearest way to cheer your own. – Charles Spurgeon

12. Considering the way the world is, one happy day is almost a miracle. – Paulo Coelho

13. Some people are born happy. No matter what their circumstances are, they are joyous, content, and satisfied with

everything. They carry a perpetual holiday in their eyes, and see joy and beauty everywhere. – Orison Swett Marden

14. A healthy and fit body equals a healthy and happy mind. – Beau Norton

15. Being happy, being content all depends upon your outlook on life. – Catherine Pulsifer

16. If you want to be happy, be. – Leo Tolstoy

17. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. – Omar Khayyam

18. I think the key to life is just being a happy person, and happiness will bring you success. – Diego Val

19. Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. – Rumi

20. The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. – Oprah Winfrey

21. I am both happy and sad at the same time, and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be. – Stephen Chbosky

22. Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now. – Roy T. Bennett

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23. Be believing, be happy, don’t get discouraged. Things will work out. – Gordon B. Hinckley

24. When we are happy, we are always good, but when we are good, we are not always happy. – Oscar Wilde

25. I need you to be happy. I need one of us to be happy. – Holly Black

26. If you’ve got nothing to dance about, find a reason to sing. – Melody Carstairs

27. Everybody has something, that one thing they must do to feel happy. I think this is yours, and I want you to be happy. You don’t have to do it, but it’s here if you choose to come back to it. – Ilona Andrews

28. If you want a happy ending, it just depends on where you close the book! – Orson Welles

29. If you want to be happy, successful, and have extreme confidence, then you have to somehow turn the pessimistic voice in your head into an encouraging one. – Beau Norton

30. Sometimes in order to be happy in the present moment you have to be willing to give up all hope for a better past. – Robert Holden

31. Being interesting isn’t important. But being happy is. As well as being a person you’re proud of – Holly Bourne

32. Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you. – Deepak Chopra

33. Maybe if we stopped trying to achieve movie standards of greatness, we’d be happy with what we have. – Amber L. Johnson

34. Talking about someone who makes you happy actually makes you happy. – Elizabeth Scott

35. God doesn’t bless us just to make us happy; He blesses us to make us a blessing. – Warren Wiersbe

36. If you ask a tree how he feels to know that he’s spreading his fragrance and making people happy, I don’t think a tree looks at it that way. I am just like that, and it is just my nature to be like this. – Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

37. Success means being happy with who you are and bringing happiness to those around you. – Jane John-Nwankwo

38. Those who wish to sing always find a song. – Swedish proverb

39. Success to me is being happy, truly fulfilled, being proud of myself, and doing different things all the time. – Leighton Meester

40. If you are happy, don’t analyse your happiness, don’t ask questions and don’t even think about it; just live it to the fullest! – Mehmet Murat ildan

41. If you want to be happy, you need to set your mind on happiness. – Ana Kostovska

42. Happy are those who evolve from within. – Amit Abraham

43. You are all the colours in one, at full brightness. – Jennifer Niven

44. Try to be happy within the context of the life we are actually living. Happiness is not a situation to be longed for or a convergence of lucky happenstance. Through the power of our own minds, we can help ourselves. – Wayne Coyne

45. To be happy, you have to risk being unhappy. – Ogwo David Emenike

46. Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. – Jim Rohn

47. The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go. – Dodinsky

48. Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. – Maya Angelou

49. Being happy never goes out of style. – Lilly Pulitzer

50. Those who move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out. – Gordon B. Hinckley

51. The noblest art is that of making others happy. – P.T. Barnum

52. What does it matter? Science has achieved some wonderful things, of course, but I’d far rather be happy than right any day. – Douglas Adams

53. Be kind to yourself, so you can be happy enough to be kind to the world. – Misha Collins

54. I can only imagine how happy life would be if we could stay so grounded in our faith that we would never waver in our positive attitudes. – Tracie Miles

55. You can’t hold on to a grievance and be happy. Time to make a choice! – Robert Holden

56. Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. – Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

57. Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln

58. The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. – Marcel Pagnol

59. Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. – Robert Green Ingersoll

60. You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes. – Lauren Oliver

61. Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy, and make the most of where you are. – Germany Kent

62. To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others. – Albert Camus

63. In every circumstance, always remember that you can only be as happy or miserable as you repeatedly interpret your life to be. – Edmond Mbiaka

64. I am happy. I have something to accomplish, create, and achieve. I am happy. – Vera Nazarian

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65. If the entire world sought to make itself worthy of happiness rather than make itself happy, then the entire world

would be happy. – Criss Jami

66. Being truly happy in life involves you feeling more in control of the direction your life is going. – Deborah Day

67. Just be happy and if you can’t be happy, do things that make you happy. Or do nothing with the people that make you happy. – Esther Grace Earl

68. Never stop believing, have your own happy end. – Anush Yepremyan

69. Happy people never compare themselves with others as they are satisfied with what they have and what they are. They have a feeling of completeness as a human being. Once you are complete, you are peaceful and happy. – Awdhesh Singh

70. Being happy demands a look at beauty even though it is not visible in the eyes of the beholder. – Alan Maiccon

71. A thankful heart is a happy heart. – Anonymous

72. It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about. – Dale Carnegie

73. Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change. – Friedrich Schiller

74. I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it. – Groucho Marx

75. It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

76. If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine. – Morris West

77. It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy. – Lucille Ball

78. Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results. – Dennis Waitley

79. On the whole, the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so. – William R. Inge

80. We don’t laugh because we’re happy – we’re happy because we laugh. – William James

81. Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible. – Augustine of Hippo

82. Be happy. It’s one way of being wise. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

83. Being happy is being satisfied. Being satisfied means accepting. – Maxime Lagacé

84. If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. – Andrew Carnegie

85. A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy? – Albert Einstein

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86. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. – Mother Teresa

87. There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations. – Jodi Picoult

88. Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

89. If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time. – Edith Wharton

90. How simple it is to see that we can only be happy now, and there will never be a time when it is not now. – Gerald Jampolsky

91. Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by. – Carl Sandburg

92. We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier. – Walter Savage Landor

93. If you are not happy here and now, you never will be. – Taisen Deshimaru

94. Joy is not in things; it is in us. – Richard Wagner

95. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. – Carl Jung

96. We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it. – Mignon McLaughlin

97. Love others, love endlessly and be happy. There is nothing else. – Debasish Mridha MD

98. Be happy in your life, and your love will blossom for all to see. – Anthony T. Hincks

99. Life is all you have, be happy! – Lailah Gifty Akita

100. I’m realizing it doesn’t really matter if we have a happy ending or not. We’re happy right now. That’s the important part, right? – Kheryn Callender

101. Most sane people feel happy way less often than they act happy. – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

102. When you do well feel happy not satisfied, as satisfaction guarantees a comfort towards the own approach which might or might not work in the changing environment. – Shahenshah Hafee Khan

103. The sea, to be happy, like hearts, must be stirred. – Will Advise

104. In order to be happy, one must first let go of all pettiness and selfish attachments. – Dee Waldeck

105. You can be happy or you can be unhappy. It’s just according to the way you look at things. – Walt Disney

106. When life gives you lemons, you flip off the world, make a pitcher of margaritas, and burn your bra. – Bink Cummings

107. Live your life like it’s your favorite book, and today is your favorite part. – Connor Chalfant

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108. Didn’t it deserve to be happy? Didn’t everything deserve its proper place? – Patrick Rothfuss

109. Do more of what makes your soul happy. – Avina Celeste

110. Contentment arrives when we cease to indulge in petty comparisons, and I became happy because I was tired of striving toward the next big thing, which was more like a mirage than a miracle. – Penny De Villiers

111. You cannot expect a bird to be happy because you bought him a golden cage. – Zain Baloch

112. I’ll be your sun, I’ll shine on you.. I’ll make you happy; I’ll smile to you. – Nouf Alfadl

113. A happy man eagerly awaits the rising of the sun. – Greg Dutilly

114. I want to see you happy. I want you to live in the moment and smile spontaneously. Your entire face lights up. It’s beautiful. – Kerry Lonsdale

115. Being happy on seeing others happy is happiness multiplied. – Tapan Ghosh

116. When you are happy, you are free; when you are free, you can be creative; when you are creative, your divine self comes out. – Jeffrey Fry

117. Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want. – Alan Cohen

118. Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored. – Earl Nightingale

119. Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. – Guillaume Apollinaire

120. Cheerfulness is what greases the axles of the world. Don’t go through life creaking. – H.W. Byles

121. Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve. – Robert S. Lynd

122. Judge nothing, you will be happy. Forgive everything, you will be happier. Love everything, you will be happiest. – Sri Chinmoy

123. Love yourself for who you are, and trust me, if you are happy from within, you are the most beautiful person, and your smile is your best asset. – Ileana D’Cruz

124. Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people. – Tena Desae

125. Life is short, and if we enjoy every moment of every day, then we will be happy no matter what happens or what changes along the way. – Gretchen Bleiler

126. What you feel inside reflects on your face. So be happy and positive all the time. – Sridevi

127. When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day. – Lynda Resnick

128. Nothing always stays the same. You don’t stay happy forever. You don’t stay sad forever. – Cat Zingano

129. No matter how bad things are, you can at least be happy that you woke up this morning. – D. L. Hughley

130. I’m a big believer that your life is basically a sum of all the choices you make. The better your choices, the better

opportunity to lead a happy life. – Karen Salmansohn

131. Smell the roses. Smell the coffee. Whatever it is that makes you happy. – Rita Moreno

132. I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy. – Will Arnett

133. Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. – Golda Meir

134. I’m very happy being me, although sometimes I’d love to be a bird so that I could fly. – Joy Fielding

135. The love that comes from friendship is the underlying facet of a happy life. – Chelsea Handler

136. We live a happy life, and we don’t take anything too seriously. – Zoe Foster Blake

137. As we get older, we get better at choosing in ways that will make us happy. We do a better job at picking activities that make us happy, and at spending time with people who make us happy. We’re also better at letting things go. – Sheena Iyengar

138. I always do what makes me happy – it doesn’t make sense to live life unhappily. – Bibi Bourelly

139. People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy. – Anton Chekhov

140. Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door. – Brooke Shields

141. Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. – Franz Kafka

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142. I think self-discovery is the greatest achievement in life, because once you discover yourself and accept what you are, then you can fulfil your true potential and be happy. – Marco Pierre White

143. I don’t let anyone’s insecurities, emotions, or opinions bother me. I know that if I am happy, that’s all that matters to me. – Demi Lovato

144. There are so many things in life that make you sad, you have to be happy. – Paul Pogba

145. Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age. – Booth Tarkington

146. Lead the life that will make you kindly and friendly to everyone about you, and you will be surprised what a happy life you will lead. – Charles M. Schwab

147. In my later years, I have looked in the mirror each day and found a happy person staring back. Occasionally I wonder why I can be so happy. The answer is that every day of my life I’ve worked only for myself and for the joy that comes from writing and creating. The image in my mirror is not optimistic, but the result of optimal behavior. – Ray Bradbury

148. I’m always happy for people when I see God blessing them the way he’s blessed me. – Ruben Studdard

149. Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all. – Ovid

150. I’ve had a very happy life, and although I have had tragedy, I’ve never suffered from any darkness. – Ronnie Corbett

151. Flowers are happy things. – P. G. Wodehouse

152. I’m happy to sparkle like a glazed disco ball. – Paloma Elsesser

153. With me, what you see is what you get. Yes, call me naive, but I love life. I am happy, and for that, I make no apologies. I do like to see the best in people, and when someone is nice to my face, I tend to believe them. – Joyce Giraud

154. If you can do what you do best and be happy, you’re further along in life than most people. – Leonardo DiCaprio

155. The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters. – Audrey Hepburn

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156. I make positive choices so I can be happy. – Hayley Williams

157. When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature. – Sydney Smith

158. Don’t be sad because it’s over. Be happy because you can start over. – Ria Tumimomor

159. Being happy is easy. Easy until you start believing that happiness is tied to a relationship, a job, your income, a product you buy, fame, a status, or any of a number of things that you don’t currently have in your possession. Being happy is easy, as long as you understand everything you need to be happy exist in you already. You just have to stop looking out and start looking in to find it. – Sean King

160. I’m happy. Which often looks like crazy. – David Henry Hwang

161. I’m sure that’s when you really know you are happy – when you wake up wanting to embrace your future, rather than trying to squirm away from your past. – Peter James

162. I find that I am most happy and healthy when I am living in alignment with my goals, dreams, and principles. – Steve Maraboli

163. Don’t ever be afraid to show who you really are, because as long as you are happy with yourself, no one else’s opinion matters. – Ziad K. Abdelnour

164. Happy is very abstract, you can’t touch it. – Julius Veal

165. If you want to keep people happy, just keep the food and entertainment rolling. – E.A. Bucchianeri

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