Quotes on how to be happy

Quotes on how to be happy

Quotes on how to be happy

One of the most important things you should do is remind yourself that there is light at the end of the tunnel and that happier times are ahead. Here are some very inspiring happy quotes to help you feel better when you’re feeling down.

  1. “Happiness is a direction, not a place” – Sydney J. Harris
  2. “Learn to value yourself which means fight for your happiness”                                                                                     – Ayn Rand
  3. “The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of life” – Willaims Morris
  4. “People should find happiness in the little things like family”                                                                                     – Amanda Bynes
  5. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness”                                                                                     – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  6. “People are illogical, unreasonable and self-centered, love them anyway

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives, do good anyway

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies, Succeed anyway

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow, do good anyway

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable, be honest and frank anyway

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds. Think big anyway

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs, fight for a few under dogs anyway

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight, build anyway

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them, Help them anyway

Give the world the best you have, and you’ll get kicked in the teeth, Give the world the best you have anyway        “                      – Kent M. Keith

Quotes on how to be happy

  1. “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be”                                                                                     – Abraham Lincoln
  2. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony”             – Mahatma Gandhi
  3. “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
  4. “There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons”  -Stephen Chbosky
  5. “Every man has his secrets which the world knows not, and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad” – Henry Wads Worth long fellow
  6. “Happiness is not something readymade, it comes from your own actions”                                                               – Dalai Lama XIV
  7. “Count your age by friends not years. Count your life by smiles not years”                                                                                       – John Lennon
  8. “Promise yourself: To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.

To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet

To make all your friends feel that there is something in them

To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true

To think only the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best

To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own

To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future

To wear a cheerful countenance always and give every living creature you meet a smile

To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others

To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear and so happy to permit the presence of trouble

To think well of yourself and to proclaim this fact to the world, not in loud words but great deeds

To live in faith that the whole world is on your side as long as you are true to the best that is in you”                                                          – Christian D. Larson

Quotes on how to be happy
Quotes on how to be happy
  1. “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world” – J. R. R. Tolkien
  2. “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
  3. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life. To be happy is all that matters”                                                               – Audrey Hepburn
  4. “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. Bennett
  5. “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
  6. “No medicine cures what happiness cannot”      – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  7. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom” – Marcel Proust
  8. “Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands” – Roy T. Bennett
  9. “Being happy never goes out of style” – Lilly Pulitzer
  10. “Happiness is the best makeup” – Drew Barrymore
  11. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist”                                                                                       – Oscar Wilde
  12. “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 will. 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
  13. “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will” – Epicetetus
  14. “We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have”                                                   – Frederick Keonig
  15. “Happy people plan actions; they don’t plan results” – Dennis Waitley
  16. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful” – Herman Cain
  17. “What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others”                                                                                       – Confucius
  18. “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 opened for us”                                                                           – Helen Keller
  19. “The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is and the future less resolved than it will be” – Marcel Pagnol
  20. “The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does”                                     – James M. Barrie
  21. “Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable than risk being happy” – Dr. Robert Anthony
  22. “We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one’s own happiness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround us as members of the same human family. The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness” – Dalai Lama
  23. “The most beautiful people we have are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen”               – Elizabeth Kubler Ross
  24. “Happy is he who learns to bear what he cannot change”                                                                                       – Friedrich Schiller
  25. “Happiness is a how, not a what. A talent not an object”  – Herman Hesse
  26. “The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions and not upon our circumstances” – Martha Washington
  27. “Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy” – Anne Frank
  28. “Every day is a new day and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on” – Carrie Underwood
  29. “Happiness consists more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur every day than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of life” – Benjamin Franklin
  30. “Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude”                                       – Denis Waitley
  31. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion” – Dalai Lama
  32. “Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity”                           – Carl Jung
  33. “We can have peace if we let go of wanting to change the past and wanting to control the future” – Lester Levinson
  34. “Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it”                                                                                       – J. Petit Senn
  35. “Think of what you have rather than what you lack. Of the things you have, select the best and then reflect how eagerly you would have sought them if you did not have them” – Marcus Aurelius
  36. “Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy” – Roy T. Bennett
  37. “Even if you cannot change all the people around you, you can change the people you choose to be around. Life is too short to waste your time on people who don’t respect, appreciate and value you. Spend your life with people who make you smile, laugh and feel loved” – Roy T. Bennett
  38. “Top 15 things money can’t buy: Time, Happiness, Inner peace, Integrity, Love, Character, Manners, Health, respect, Morals, Trust, Patience, Class, Common sense, Dignity” – Roy T. Bennet
  39. “Always find opportunities to make someone smile and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life” – Rot T. Bennett
  40. “Cry, Forgive, move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness”                                                               – Steve Maraboli
  41. “The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts”                                                                                       – Marcus Aurelius
  42. “Man, only likes to count his troubles, he doesn’t calculate his happiness”                                                                                       Fyodor Dostoevsky
  43. “The grand essentials to happiness in this life are; something to do, something to love and something to hope for”                                                                                                                                               – George Washington Burnap
  44. “Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness, it has no taste”                                                                           – Charlotte Bronte
  45. “Sometimes life knocks you on your ass… get up! get up! Get up! Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them”                                       – Steve Maraboli
  46. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life. The whole aim and end of human existence” – Aristotle
  47. “Smile more, smiling can make you and others happy” – Roy T. Bennett
  48. “Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go and you learn at once how big and precious it is” – Maxim Gorky
  49. “We don’t stop playing because we grow too old, we grow too old because we stop playing” – George Bernard Shaw
  50. “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only stops today of its joy”                                                                                       – Leo Buscaglia
  51. “Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you” – Mary Lov Retton
  52. “Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation” – Leo Tolstoy
  53. “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine” – Morris West
  54. “Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create Joy”                                                                                       – Milton Erickson