Quotes about Being Happy

Let these quotes about being happy remind you that you have a choice, to be happy or not. We are happy because we choose to be.

"Being happy is something that each of us determines, it is not something that we find outside of ourself, it is within us and our choice." Catherine Pulsifer
Positive Attitude   |


"The act of being happy will often transform your mood without you even realizing it. A smile given, even if it is hard to do in your present mood, will get a smile in return. Interestingly, research has shown that even an artificially induced smile will lift your mood."
Catherine Pulsifer, Happy Things
Smile Poems   |  


"The nice person is seeking (but failing) to build their self-esteem through having others validate and affirm them; the kind person is full of happy, positive feelings, and these spill over into their dealings with others."
Marcia Sirota, Be Kind, Not Nice: How to Stop People Pleasing, Build Your Confidence and Discover Your Authentic Self
Kindness   |  


"If you wish to be happy right from the beginning of your day, then it is about time to leave behind your past."
Lorin Hopper, Wake Up Happy: Being Happy From The Moment You Open Your Eyes
New Beginnings   |  


"It doesnīt matter how much money you make or how many friends you have, when you donīt feel emotions of love, happiness, passion, and joy on a consistent basis, you are not happy."
Maximilian Weigand, The Happy Life: Take Control of Your Emotions to Change Your Life
Joy   |  


I laugh as much as I can and cry when I have to, without apology. I think that's happy. Maya Angelou
"I laugh as much as I can and cry when I have to, without apology. I think that's happy."
Maya Angelou
Laughter   |  


"We must govern our own lives, and when our thoughts and actions become destructive it is our responsibility to alter or abolish them and to institute new habits as the foundations for a freer, happier life."
Brendon Burchard, The Motivation Manifesto
Action   |  


"To lead a full and fulfilling life -a happy life -we need to allow ourselves to experience the full range of human emotions. In other words, we need to give ourselves the permission to be human."
Tal Ben-Shahar, Being Happy: You Don't Have to Be Perfect to Lead a Richer, Happier Life
Experience   |  


"You don't need anyone else's approval to be happy. You're as happy you choose to be. "
Rick Warren
Believe In Yourself   |  


Religion being the chief band of human society, it is a happy thing, when itself is well contained within the true band of unity.
Francis Bacon, Essays
Inspirational Quotes  |  


We tend to think that money and fame and the adulation of others will make us happy - but we come to realize that those things are not foundations for real success.
Jimmy Carter, Through the Year with Jimmy Carter: 366 Daily Meditations from the 39th President
Wise   |  


"Surround yourself with loving, caring, happy people and get rid of the negative people that drag you down."
Heather Rose, Depression Cure
Love   |  


"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, Extreme Confidence: A Comprehensive Guide for Increasing Self-Esteem and Confidence
Words of Encouragement  |


"Success means being happy with who you are and bringing happiness to those around you."
Jane John-Nwankwo, Success Is For The Ready: A Motivational Book For Success
Success   |  


"Much of our pain or misery in life stems from our own outlook towards the situation. A paralyzed person can also be happy, so can be a financially poor family."
Amit Ahlawat, Seven Ways To Sustained Happiness
Family   |  


"You choose to be happy. You don't become happy just because the circumstances lead you to happiness."
Ryan Cooper, Difficult People: Ultimate Dealing With Difficult People Guide!
Choices   |  


So choose to be happy, to be glad, to be joyful today, no matter the challenges that may come your way. Angelina Talpa
"So choose to be happy, to be glad, to be joyful today, no matter the challenges that may come your way."
Angelina Talpa, Love Yourself
Challenges   |  


"Passion comes when your soul is happy."
Domenico Mazza, How to Find Your Passion
Passion  |


"Each day you can wake up and simply choose a new positive, happy, grateful, "I can" attitude - and renounce any negative, pessimistic, complaining "I can't" attitude."
Mark Snyder, Developing Good Habits
Positive Quotes   |  


"Every child of this earth is enriched by encounters with those people who possess pure happiness."
Hak Wu Kong, Infinite Happiness
Quotes about Children   |  


"You can't lead a clean and happy life if there is a lot of unnecessary clutter around you."
Vincent Mueller, Self Discipline: 30 Day Bootcamp!
Simplicity   |  


"Having a reliable retirement plan and retiring with financial freedom has the capacity to make you happy, for as long as money can."
Eugene C. Onyibo, Working Years will soon be Over: How to prepare for Retirement
Retirement   |  


"Statistics show that one happy customer will tell 1 other person about their great experience. An unhappy one will tell 7."
Annabelle Stevens, Larissa Stevens, Change Yourself, Change Your World
Customer Service   |  


"Sit down and set your goals as regards bad habits that you want to rid yourself of for enhanced productivity or happiness."
Annabelle Higgins, Self Discipline
Goals   |


"A healthy and fit body equals a healthy and happy mind. Healthy eating and exercise alone can transform your life in many different ways."
Beau Norton, Extreme Confidence: A Comprehensive Guide for Increasing Self-Esteem and Confidence
Health   |  


"Defending against the negativity is now an essential duty that you owe to your future, more happy self."
Jake Smith, 10 Steps To A Happier Life
Future   |  


"When we are happy, we express a desire to be social creatures, to share our happiness with others - human or otherwise."
William Clark; Wendy Larson, Emotional Intelligence
Sharing   |  


"Many people are not aware that they are already successful. They tend to neglect the very things already in their life that will potentially make then truly happy."
Rowena Cauba, Happiness
Potential   |  


"TV commercials work by telling us that we're inadequate, that we're not happy enough, not tidy enough, that we don't have enough stuff, that we aren't having enough fun."
Colleen Archer, The Power of the Positive
Work   |  


"Every individual is unique - it is impossible to attain any measure of happiness by comparing yourself to others."
Christian H. Godefroy, Mind Dynamics
Being Yourself Quotes   |  


"If you can be happy now on the way to achieving external things then you are in control of your life and you will show up on a daily basis with energy and passion that not many people have."
Zac Dixon, Self Love
Quotes about Life   |  


"If you don't start to enjoy life's journey and continue to wait for happiness to one day come once you achieve what you think will make you happy, your blissful moments will be short-lived at best."
Jonathan Bell, Suddenly Successful
Happiness Quotes   |  


"You don't need to win the lottery to be happy! You can start by doing little things in your life differently in a constant and consistent manner, and over time results will show."
Marc Reklau, 30 Days - Change your habits, Change your life
Quotes about Life   |  


"I realised that sorrow and happiness are just two sides of a coin. No person in this universe can remain happy or sad for a long time."
Agatha Fauvel, Letting Go
Wisdom Quotes   |  


"As long as we expect someone else to make us happy, we will stay stuck, confused and miserable."
Paula Renaye, Tweetable Tough Love Quotes
Top Ten Happy Quotes   |  


"Your goals in life might change with age and circumstances, but no matter what your goal currently is, it’s motivated by the one desire all humans have in common: to be happy."
Noelia Aanulds, Happiness: Learn How To Be Happy And Boost Your Life
Motivation   |  


"We have the ability to determine our happiness hour-by-hour and day-by-day, through our thoughts and actions. We make that choice every morning when we get out of bed."
Catherine Pulsifer
Determination   |  


"Kids are happier, more relaxed, more creative and less stressed when scheduled activities are limited."
Jacquie McTaggart
Stress   |  


"Is happiness equated to wealth, money, possessions, or is it value you find in doing your job well, having a loving family, your health, and an inner peace?"
Catherine Pulsifer
Wealth   |


"We should be more like children; they truly live in the moment! They don't need expensive things to make them happy; they don't use the phrase, 'if only', or, 'when I get this', or, 'when I have more money'. "
Catherine Pulsifer
Today Is The Best Day  |


"Some people always seem jollier than others, and the secret behind their exceptionally happy mood is their capability to turn even the worst situations into something amusing, through a light-hearted comment, or sarcastic joke."
Dr. Phillip Terrance, Beyond Anger
Funny Poems  |


"When we cease trying to control, own or grasp our surroundings or the world around us, we allow ourselves to feel happy."
Brittany Hallison, Letting Go: Surrender, Release Attachments and Accept the Present
Playing The Game   |  


You are happy when you are doing what you love, right? Then do it! Make time for it. Nealey Stapleton
"You are happy when you are doing what you love, right? Then do it! Make time for it."
Nealey Stapleton, Life Lessons: From People Who Shouldn't Be Giving Them
Love What You Do   |  


"Lyubomirsky says that if we are not happy today, then we won't be happy tomorrow either, unless we take action."
Martin Kaye, Self Esteem Mastery
Action   |  


"Christmas is a time when it seems easier to be happy and joyful. This time of year gives us hope and comfort as this is when the Saviour was born. It feels like there is a blessing that comes over the earth at this time of year."
Catherine Pulsifer
Christmas   |  


"Companies like Southwest Airlines, Google, and Kaiser Permanente have discovered that creating a fun workplace can also create a competitive advantage. These companies have discovered that happy employees create happy customers, and happy customers ensure happy shareholders. By the way, the smart, happy shareholders make sure they retain and reward those happy employees."
Michael A. Pitcher, Seven eLements of Leadership for a New Breed of Leader
Commitment   |  


"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, Leadership: Superhuman Leadership NOW!
Funny   |  


"As we get older, we often change into a blinkered mind-set and forget what once made us happy. We get stuck in the rat race or are continuously saving for a holiday that we have booked or we are too busy working to take a moment and see what once made us joyful."
Danielle Tinning, How to Succeed: Your Three-Step Guide to Gaining a Winning Mentality Without the Psychobabble
Change   |  


Whoever is happy will make others happy. Anne Frank
"Whoever is happy will make others happy."
Anne Frank
Helping Others   |  


Happy is the house that shelters a friend.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Friend   |  


Looking around, I saw that the happiest people I knew weren't the most successful and famous.
Marci Shimoff, Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out
Famous   |  


For the more we cultivate patience, the happier and more peaceful we are, even if things don't always turn out the way we want.
M. J. Ryan, The Power of Patience: How This Old-Fashioned Virtue Can Improve Your Life
Patience   |  


Simple living means choosing to be happy not by hoarding material objects, but by focusing on what really is important and transcending transcending beyond the realm of the material world to obtain true happiness.
Ryan Williams, Simplicity: How to Declutter, Get More Done, and Live a More Meaningful Life
Focus   |  


Happy people are contagious. They usually love what they do and their joy is refreshing.
Audrey Meisner, Like Yourself, Love Your Life: Overcome Big Mistakes and Celebrate Your True Beauty
Enthusiasm   |  


If we apply more common sense to our lives we will be happier, laugh more and live longer.
Henry Adkins, Common Sense: Your Way To Success
Common Sense   |  


Being happy is the ultimate goal in life, but in order to be happy, you have to feel a sense of achievement.
Charles Kenneth, How to Achieve Lasting Success in Life: An Easy, No Luck, Common Sense Guide to Becoming Successful
Achievement   |  


You can be rich and famous and still end up being unhappy.
Ryanne Knight, Success
Responsibility for Happiness   |  


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