Happy Quotes

The following are some of the best happiness quotes I could find. Sometimes all you need is a quote, and the best quotes are about being happy. I hope you enjoy.

Quotes About Happiness

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.” ― Albert Camus

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

“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

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters.” ― Audrey Hepburn

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer

“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 CarnegieHow to Win Friends and Influence People

“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come,  Whispering ‘it will be happier’.”  ― Alfred Tennyson

“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

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

“I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.” ― Alexandre DumasThe Count of Monte Cristo

“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. BennettThe Light in the Heart

“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. BennettThe Light in the Heart

“I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.” ― Jane AustenPride and Prejudice

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

“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.” ― Roy T. BennettThe Light in the Heart

Inspiring Happiness Quotes

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” — Buddha

“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.” — Albert Camus

“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – not because you think someone else wants you to be different.” — Stacey Charter

“Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” — Winnie the Pooh

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

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

“To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.” — Mary Stuart