115 Happy Quotes

Let these happy quotes inspire you and encourage you to be happy. Feeling happy will influence your day and let you see things in a positive light.

    The act of being happy will often transform your mood without 
you even realizing it. Catherine Pulsifer
  1. "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. Catherine Pulsifer, Happy Things
    Smile Quotes

  2. "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
    Quote of the Day

  3. Choose to be happy now; don't wait until you're 'successful...
  Peter Farrelly
  4. "Don't ever rob a bank. Enjoy life. Have fun. Choose to be happy now; don't wait until you're 'successful,' because honestly, I was as happy when we were unemployed and scrounging around for a buck." Peter Farrelly
    Funny Graduation Quotes

  5. "It doesn't 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
    Friendship Quotes

  6. "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
    Quotes about Change

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

  9. "Humans need response from other humans. We feel happy, assured, and comforted when there are other people that listen to us, look at us, respond to us, and are aware of our existence." Patricia Munsford, How to Discipline a Toddler
    Poems about Happiness

  10. Believing that you are worthy no matter what your relationship status is was one of the most crucial concepts that I learned to be single and happy. Danica Walker, The Ultimate Guide To Being Single
    Confidence Quotes

  11. Clarify your direction as soon as possible - it is the most important decision in sports, and everyone knows it, which is curious, because in life, it is the most important decision as well, but not many people take it into account. Helena Angel, How To Be Happy
    Sports Quotes

  12. Have fun and do not take yourself too seriously.  Mick McPherson
  13. "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 Quotes

  14. "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
    Words of Encouragement |

  15. "Success means being happy with who you are and bringing happiness to those around you." Jane John-Nwankwo, Success Is For The Ready
    Success Quotes

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

  17. Your success and happiness lies in you. 
  Helen Keller
  18. Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. Helen Keller
    Quotes about Being Strong

  19. Can I offer an hourful of happy throw in an odd chuckle or two
    The time spent is worth while if the mirth brings a smile
    To the friend I am writing this to. John McLeod, A Handful of Laughter
    Funny Poems

  20. "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 Quotes

  21. By being kind, we have the power of making the world a happier place in which to live, or at least we greatly diminish the amount of unhappiness in it so as to make it a quite different world. Lawrence G. Lovasik, The Hidden Power of Kindness
    Make A Difference

  22. "Your goals in life might change with age and circumstances, but no matter what your goal currently is, itís motivated by the one desire all humans have in common: to be happy." Noelia Aanulds, Happiness
    Motivational Quotes

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

  24. "You can't lead a clean and happy life if there is a lot of unnecessary clutter around you." Vincent Mueller, Self Discipline Top Ten Happy Quotes  |  

  25. "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
    Retirement Quotes

  26. "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

  27. "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
    Goal Setting

  28. "Defending against the negativity is now an essential duty that you owe to your future, more happy self." Jake Smith, 10 Steps
    Negativity Quotes

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

  30. "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
    Encouraging Quotes

  31. "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

  32. You don't need to win the lottery to be happy! Marc Reklau
  33. "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

  34. "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

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

  36. "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
    Inner Peace

  37. "You are happy when you are doing what you love, right? Then do it! Make time for it." Nealey Stapleton
    Quotes about Life Lessons

  38. "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
    Good Day Quotes

  39. "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 Quotes

  40. "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

  41. "Whoever is happy will make others happy." Anne Frank
    Inspiring Others

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

  43. Looking around, I saw that the happiest people I knew weren't the most successful and famous. Marci Shimoff, Happy for No Reason
    Famous Quotes

  44. 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

  45. Simple living means choosing to be happy not by hoarding material objects, but by focusing on what really is important and transcending beyond the realm of the material world to obtain true happiness. Ryan Williams, Simplicity

  46. However, how are you going to be happy for someone else and you aren't happy with yourself? Moe Alodah, Gratitude Precedes Happiness
    Gratitude Quotes

  47. The purpose of balancing work and play is to find a middle ground that makes you happy mentally, financially, spiritually, physically, emotionally Ginel Love, 25 Tips To Balance Everyday Work and Play

  48. "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
    Inspirational Quotes

  49. Resolve to make at least one person happy every day . . .  Sydney Smith
  50. Resolve to make at least one person happy every day, and then in ten years you may have made three thousand, six hundred and fifty persons happy, or brightened a small town by your contribution to the fund of general enjoyment. Sydney Smith
    Funny Quotes about Life

  51. People have their own happiness and theories on how to achieve it. The bottom line is; everybody longs to be happy. However, people are too busy looking for happiness that they have forgotten to pause and live in the moment. Noah Shelton, The Happiness Book
    Encouraging Poems

  52. "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

  53. Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby. George Bernard Shaw

  54. Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy Norman Vincent Peale

  55. 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
    Wise Quotes

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

  57. "A healthy and fit body equals a healthy and happy mind." Beau Norton, Extreme Confidence

  58. "Being happy, being content all depends upon your outlook." Catherine Pulsifer, Happy New Year

  59. "The first and most important step in being happy no matter what, is to stop complaining." Bob Richardson, Be Happy No Matter What

  60. People always complain that they can't do this and they can't do that. If we look at our lives and concentrate on things that we don't have or wish to have, that doesn't change the circumstances. The truth is that we have to focus on what we have and make the best out of it. Nick Vujicic, Give Me A Hug
    Best Quotes

  61. 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

  62. "Sounds cold and callous, but if you remove the relationships from your life that drag you down and damage you, you will be much happier." Julianne Neilson, Declutter You

  63. "As you grew, we shared many happy times. As you leave, always take time to laugh every day." Byron & Catherine Pulsifer, As You Grew
    Graduation Poems

  64. Most of my years have been extremely happy, but, as with all of us, some have not. And I appreciate those, too, for sorrow and struggle are great teachers. Without them I could not have appreciated the happy times as much. Norman Vincent Peale, The Power of Positive Living

  65. "During the day, you can make it a vow to be happy, to exude confidence, and caring or love for your family. After all, it is only for a day." Byron Pulsifer, Happiness Is A Choice
    New Day Quotes

  66. the time to be happy is now - not in the future.
  67. "Even in the most successful life, there are always goals and objectives for the future. Therefore, the time to be happy is now - not in the future." Eric J. Aronson, Dash

  68. "We should be happy and grateful for all that we have, even if it's only a little." Edward Dunedin
    Appreciation Poems

  69. "Because children accept everything as good, as there is no malice in them, they are the most likely to be happy." Elijah Mcleon

  70. "It's hard to be happy when we long for things others have or are." Rita Chester, Complaining
    Short Quotes

  71. "There is always something to be happy about in this world." Ken Black, 12 Steps to a Christian Alpha Male Character
    Amazing Quotes

  72. "Two persons do not belong together if they have to take turns being happy or miserable while trying to please each other." Helen Mayhew, Assert Yourself
    Quotes about Love and Friendship

  73. "Don't listen when people call you nuts, or say you're expecting too much or too little out of life. Just do what makes you happy. It's such a simple concept, but so hard to remember sometimes." Chelsea Flagg, I'd Rather Wear Pajamas
    Positive Life Quotes

  74. "Mother Teresa believed that the key to a happy life was to 'be happy in the moment' as 'thatís enough'. She insisted that, 'each moment is all we need, not more'." Scarlett Johnson, 40 Inspirational Lessons And Timeless Wisdom
    Mother Teresa

  1. "It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy." Author Unknown
    Thanksgiving Quotes

  2. 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

  3. "When you show anyone in the world a picture of a person smiling, they are assumed to be happy." David S. Walton, Influence
    Smile Poem

  4. "Some of us actually need permission. We become so inundated with making it through each day, we forget to give ourselves permission to find joy and be happy." Willow Cross, Getting Over It

  5. "Let me repeat: how you react to adversity and temptation is a critical factor in whether or not you arrive at your own 'happily ever after.'" Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Your Happily Ever After

  6. "Among the millions of reasons to forget about frowning are to de-stress, to be in a good mood, and to be more attractive. Plus, smiling makes you and the people around you happy." Anna Everitt, How to Make Friends Anywhere
    Stress Relief

  7. "Do what makes you happy. Take some time out. Reward yourself even for the little accomplishments you are accumulating. Think that this time, it is your turn to live your dream and not of someone else's." Mia Conrad, Self Help

  8. "Allow yourself to feel the success, the sense of accomplishment, self-esteem, and above all happiness." N.C. Garcia, Yesterday Plus
    Self Esteem

  9. To stay happy and fulfilled, goals are needed in all of the major areas of life. K.C. Rowntree
  10. "To stay happy and fulfilled, goals are needed in all of the major areas of life." K.C. Rowntree, Smart Goal Setting

  11. "Take note of your first thoughts. If they aren't happy and positive focus on things that make you happy." Louise Reed

  12. "Parents are for the most part eager and happy to talk about what their kids are doing: learning to walk, learning to drive, starting school or a new job, meeting friends." Denise Logeland, 10 Things Every Family Should Know

  13. "So, if you want to live a fulfilling and happy life, you have to enjoy every moment of it. Living in the moment can improve your life in many ways." Emily MacLeod, Mindfulness

  14. "When you do something that makes you feel happy, your motivation magnifies and you gain a deep sense of fulfillment from your accomplishments." Steve Gold

  15. "If you truly want to be happy and successful, you must appreciate all the twisting paths, hills, and valleys on the route to success - because success is the route itself!" Deanna Cosso; Romuald Andrade, Success Cloning

  16. "If you don't love what you do for the sake of the work itself, you will always be chasing shadows and never be truly happy or fulfilled." Lucas Carlson, Craftsman Founder Manifesto
    Motivational Quotes for Work

  17. Think about it; how do you feel when you are planning a vacation? You feel excited and happy. Your stress level is diminished, and this also affects your work in a positive way. John Morgan, 100% Active and Productive

  18. If we apply more common sense to our lives we will be happier, laugh more and live longer. Henry Adkins, Common Sense
    Common Sense

  19. "Minimalism takes all of that business and frees us from this modern hysteria, allowing us to focus in and disengage. It encourages us to stick with only the essentials: what we really need to be happy." Esther King

  20. Try to cheer another heart, and you will go the nearest way to cheer your own. Charles Spurgeon
    Take Action

  21. Think of the things that make you happy,
    Not the things that make you sad
    Robert E Farley, Thinking Happiness

  22. "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
    Letting Go

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

  24. The elated feeling of completing a task will make you happy, give you a sense of accomplishment and set the momentum for you to be more productive during the next set of tasks you're about to take on. Joseph Help, Stop Procrastinating
    New Start

  25. Happy people are contagious. Audrey Meisner
  26. Happy people are contagious. They usually love what they do and their joy is refreshing. Audrey Meisner, Like Yourself
    Positive Quotes for Work

  27. Happy people live longer, but what is there about living longer that can make us happy? We are so indoctrinated to believe the answer is 'nothing' that people of all ages laugh at the question. However, with people over fifty, concrete answers to that question begin to spill out in the moment that laugh ceases. Ariele M. Huff, The Perks of Aging

  28. One of the common traits of Rich and Happy people is they have learned to tune into their unconscious far more effectively than the rest of the population. They have learned to stop overriding it, and start trusting it. John P. Strelecky, Tim Brownson, How to be Rich and Happy

  29. In today's world, we're constantly rushing from one thing to the next and struggling with information overload. When was the last time you took a moment to be still and ask yourself if you were happy? Pia Edberg

  30. "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

  31. 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, Character

  32. There is nothing worse than being alone, and when you can have someone in your life that is like you, that actually does love you, you want to keep them as happy as possible. Cathy Pearson, How To Keep Your Man, And Be His 'One And Only'
    Quotes about Love and Life

  33. Have you ever noticed how positive people are happy people and negative people are miserable? Riley Stevens
    Positive Attitude

  34. You can create a long and happy life for yourself by daily imagining what that would look like, so that it grows in your life experience as a reality. Ben Samson, Confidence Boosting Secrets

  35. Where do we first learn to be happy - or unhappy - from our mothers! Jane Gilgun, Stories and Poems About Mothers

  36. You are who you are; be happy with what you are called to do. Do not pretend to be like someone else for your gifts are unique to help lead you to the success as only you can define. Byron Pulsifer

  37. Positive emotions such as joy, happiness and pride can boost creative, outside-the-box approaches. Joanna Jast, Laser-Sharp Focus

  38. Research into happiness suggests that a planned pleasant experience is more enjoyable than acquiring a physical object. Jenny Rogers, Facing Redundancy
    Strong Women Quotes

  39. Every person can enjoy luxuries, but you need to be happy and patient without getting the feelings of jealousy as this emotion will hold you back and snatch all the happiness of your life. Amara Abid, 50 Things to Know About Living a Life of Luxury on a Budget

  40. Everyday talk to yourself positively. The more you repeat a certain set of words, the more they become your reality - like affirmations. You could make it as simple as, "I feel happy, I feel healthy, I feel terrific." Alex Altman, Skyrocket Your Self-Esteem
    Positive Thinking

  41. A beautiful thing starts to happen when women have more energy, freedom, joy and happiness - you start to give to others from a place of compassion and joy. Charlene Richard, The Art of Saying NO with Grace and Respect

  42. One thing I read recently (and I have to admit, I can't remember where) was that one way we can turn pessimism on its heel is to list the things that makes us happy. Mary DeMuth, Live Uncaged

  43. Smiling makes our brain think we are happy. When our brain thinks we are happy, we tend to smile more. Rachel Robins, Feel Good About Yourself
    Positive Energy Quotes

  44. So, if you aren't really happy or trying to hide something, your level of enthusiasm decreases and becomes really evident through your body language. Karen Johnson, Marriage

  45. Children thrive in positive environments, in places where positive reinforcements help them to grow and be happy. Rhonda Hart, Toddler Discipline
    Growing Up

  46. A person can never be happy if he thinks ill about others. A.S. Freeman
  47. A person can never be happy if he thinks ill about others. A.S. Freeman, Thinking Rich Thoughts
    Quotes to Live By

  48. Only you can define your expectations for what you want to get out of a job, and so only you can know what will make you happy. Matthew Oleniuk, Quit Your Job!

  49. You are the creator of your reality. If you're not happy with your life it's because you are letting your mind tell you that you are not happy. Kevin Kerr, How to Be Happy and Live Life to the Fullest

  50. Though many may not tell you, there is essentially one thing you must remember when you desire to be satisfied and happy in the life you live and that thing one thing is a seven letter word called BALANCE. Raymona Brown, Complete Equation For Personal Happiness

  51. Riches is also being happy in life, being successful in what you do, being the best possible person you can be. William Scaec, How to Get Rich
    Best Motivational Quotes

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