46 Amazing Quotes for a Happy Life

46 Amazing Quotes for a Happy Life

We believe that happiness is the key to life, and through the following selection of our “quotes for a happy life” we hope that we can inspire some joy in you and bring some brightness to your day!

Amazing Quotes for a Happy Life

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”

― Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a strange land

“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

― Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette married

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

― Mahatma Gandhi
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“There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.”

― Stephen Chbosky, the perks of being a wallflower

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”

― Dalai Lama XIV

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

― John Lennon

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”

― J.R.R. Tolkien

“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”

― Tom Bodett
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“People are unhappy when they get something too easily. You have to sweat–that’s the only moral they know.”

― Dany Laferrière, i am a japanese writer

“Children are happy because they don’t have a file in their minds called “All the Things That Could Go Wrong.”

― Marianne Williamson

“Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.”

― Eleanor Roosevelt

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy. It’s all that matters.”

― Audrey Hepburn

“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 it.”

― Dale Carnegie, how to win friends and influence people

“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.”

― Roy T. Bennett, the light in the heart

“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get”

― W. P. Kinsella

“Happiness is only real when shared”

― Jon Krakauer, into the wild

“I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.”

― Simon and Garfunkel

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.”

― Steve Maraboli

“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.”

― Ayn Rand

“I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.”

― Drew Barrymore

“Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world.”

― Orhan Pamuk, snow

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”

― Marcus Aurelius, meditations

“The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.”

― Mark Twain

“Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.”

― Steve Maraboli, life, the truth, and being free

“Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.”

― Guillaume Apollinaire

“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.”

― William Shakespeare, the merchant of venice

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”

― Aristotle

“The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it’s the small things that count.”

― Jennifer Niven, all the bright places
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Roy T. Bennett Quotes for a Happy Life

“A smile puts you on the right track. A smile makes the world a beautiful place. When you lose your smile, you lose your way in the chaos of life.”


“Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life.”


“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”

― Roy T. Bennett, the light in the heart

“Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands.”


“Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.
If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.”


“You are in charge of your own happiness; you don’t need to wait for other people’s permission to be happy.”

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Inspiring Quotes for a Happy Life

“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ”

― William James

“Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.”

― Epictetus

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.”

― Marcus Aurelius, meditations

“If only we’d stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time.”

― Edith Wharton

“I’ve always thought people would find a lot more pleasure in their routines if they burst into song at significant moments.”

― John Barrowman

Happiness doesn’t depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.”

― Dale Carnegie, how to win friends and influence people

“Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.”

― Steve Maraboli, unapologetically you

“Happiness depends on being free, and freedom depends on being courageous.”

― Marie Rutkoski, the winner’s curse

“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.”

― Ben Carson

“The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.”

― Stephen Richards
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We hope you enjoyed our selection of quotes for a happy life ! Perhaps you would also benefit from reading our collection of 100 Beautiful & Inspiring Short Quotes on Love!

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