35 Happiness Quotes to Make Your Day

Happiness is that feeling that comes over you when you know life is good and you can’t help but smile. It’s the opposite of sadness.

Happiness is a sense of well-being, joy, or contentment. When people are successful, or safe, or lucky, they feel happiness. The “pursuit of happiness” is something this country is based on, and different people feel happiness for different reasons. Whenever doing something causes happiness, people usually want to do more of it. No one ever complained about feeling too much happiness.

  • In life, friendships change, divorces happen, people move on, others die. Money and jobs will come and go. Live long enough and your health and body will change. It goes with the territory of being human. The fact that you are still here gives you an advantage. Don’t look back. Look straight ahead! Decide to use all of your knowledge, skills, experiences and your life lessons from your mistakes, defeats and setbacks, to start over again. Life changes. You may not have the same life as before, but you can still enjoy your life! ~ Les Brown

  • I’m a big fan of watching people grow and become healthier, happier versions of themselves. ~ Unknown

  • You fall, you rise, you make mistakes, you live, you learn. You’re human, not perfect. You’ve been hurt, but you’re alive. Think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, and to chase the things you love. Sometimes there is sadness in our journey, but there is also lots of beauty. We must keep putting one foot in front of the other even when we hurt, for we will never know what is waiting for us just around the bend. ~ Unknown

  • Most relationships fail because we spend too much time pointing out each other’s mistakes and not enough time enjoy each other’s company. ~ Unknown

  • Alone doesn’t always mean lonely. Relationship doesn’t always mean happy. Being alone will never cause as much loneliness as being in the wrong relationship. ~ Unknown

 

  • One of the happiest moments in your life is when you find the courage to accept what you can’t change. ~ Unknown

  • Life is too short to worry about what others say or think about you. So just enjoy life, have fun, and give them something to talk about. ~ Unknown

  • The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer someone else up. ~ Unknown

  • Never put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket. ~ Unknown

  • One of the happiest moments in your life is when you find the courage to let go of what you can’t change. ~ Unknown

  • Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present. ~ Unknown

  • Life is too short. Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness. Laugh when you can. Apologize when you should and let go of what you can. Take chances. Give everything and have no regrets. Life is too short to be unhappy. You have to take the good with the bad. Smile when you’re sad. Love what you got and always remember what you had. Always forgive but never forget. Learn from your mistakes but never regret. People change and things go wrong, but always remember, life goes on. ~ Unknown

  • You can’t be happy with someone else unless you’re happy with yourself. ~ Unknown

  • Happiness is meeting an old friend after a long time and feeling that nothing has changed. ~ Unknown

  • When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. ~ Marcus Aurelius

  • When you try to control everything, you enjoy nothing. Sometimes you just need to relax, breathe, let go and live in the moment. ~ Unknown

  • A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour. ~ Unknown

  • The best way to enjoy your own life is to stop comparing it to others. ~ Unknown

  • Do not educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be happy, so when they grow up they’ll know the value of things, not just the price. ~ Unknown

  • Love is when you sit beside someone doing nothing, yet you feel perfectly happy. ~ Unknown

  • Don’t be afraid to take an unfamiliar path. Sometimes they’re the ones that take you to the best places. ~ Unknown

  • Waiting around for someone else to make you happy is the best way to be sad. ~ Unknown

  • Never let anyone disturb your composure, deter your accomplishment, or destroy your happiness. ~ Unknown

  • The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of every day. ~Unknown

  • Don’t ever save anything for a special occasion. Being alive is the special occasion. ~ Unknown

  • 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

  • Life is too short to worry about what others say or think about you. So just enjoy life, have fun, and give them something to talk about. ~ Unknown

  • Unavoidable, loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change lies our happiness and freedom. ~ Buddha

  • True happiness comes from within, not from someone else. Don’t make the mistake of waiting on someone or something to come along and make you happy. ~ Unknown

  • My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations. ~ Michael J. Fox

  • It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy. ~ Unknown

  • When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. ~ Helen Keller

  • Saying someone can’t be sad because someone else may have it worse is like saying someone can’t be happy because someone else may have it better. ~ Unknown

  • Live your life and forget your age. ~ Norman Vincent Peale

  • Be the reason someone smiles today. ~ Unknown