41 of the Best Happiness Quotes Online

The term happiness is used in the context of mental or emotional states, including positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.

It is also used in the context of life satisfaction, subjective well-being, flourishing and well-being.

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • Be the reason someone smiles today. ~ Unknown

  • If you resist what happens, you are at the mercy of what happens, and the world will determine your happiness and unhappiness. ~ Eckhart Tolle

  • I will no longer allow the negative things in my life to spoil all of the good things I have. I choose to be happy. ~ Unknown

  • Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have. ~ Unknown

  • As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. When you act out the present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love—even the most simple action. ~ Eckhart Tolle

  • Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer. ~ Unknown

  • There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. ~ Epictetus

  • Stop worrying about pleasing others so much. Do more of what makes you happy. ~ Unknown

  • Happiness is when you feel good about yourself without the need for anyone else’s approval. ~ Unknown

  • The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything they have. ~ Unknown

  • Worry is a total waste of time. It doesn’t change anything. All is does it steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing. ~ Unknown

  • Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose. ~ C. S. Lewis

  • 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

  • Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people. ~Unknown

  • Don’t put the key to your happiness in someone else’s pocket. ~ Unknown