150 Happiness Quotes to Empower your Happiness

Happiness Quotes

I have chosen the best (for me) Inspiring Happiness Quotes that can help us to live a Happy Life. If you would like to add your favorite quote, feel free to add it in the comments below.

It’s very beneficial to read these quotes often, to remind ourselves how we can be happy all the time and consequently empower our happiness.

We need to keep in mind that our life is a set of patterns and habits , so what we only need to do is to make Happiness one of them.

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”Aristotle

Some Happiness Morning Quotes, to help us start the day in a good and happy way:

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1 # Waking up to see another day is a blessing. Don’t take it for granted. Make it count and be happy that you’re alive.

2 # No matter how good or bad you feel, wake up each day thankful for your life. Someone, somewhere else, is desperately fighting for theirs.

3 # “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

4 #  Welcome the new day with: a Smile on your face, Love in your heart and Positive Thoughts in your Mind.

5 # Life is better when you are Happy but life is at its best, when other people are Happy for You! Make someone feel Happy today!

6 # In the morning, don’t forget to wear your smile and remember “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” – Charlie Chaplin

7 # What really matters Today is to be HAPPY!

8 # “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

You might also like to read: How to start a day in a good and happy way.

and How to Finish a Day in a Good and Happy Way

More Inspiring Happiness Quotes

Only YOU can make YOU HAPPY!

9 # We are in CHARGE of our Happiness. Happiness comes from within.

10 # Remember ==> Only YOU can make YOU HAPPY! <==

11 # “Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle

12 # Be with Someone who makes you happy.

13 # “Be ever happy inside. You can’t change things outside of you, but you can change yourself.” – Paramhansa Yogananda

14 # Never search your happiness in others, it will make you feel alone. search it in yourself, you will feel happy even when you are left alone.

15 # No one is born happy but every one is born with the ability to create happiness.

16 # “Learn to be happy by being happy all the time.” – Paramhansa Yogananda

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

18 # “The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.” – Martha Washington

19 # “The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise man grows it under his feet.” – James Oppenheim

20 # “Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.” – Zig Ziglar

21 # Happiness starts with you. Not with your relationships, not with your job, not with your money, but with you.

22 # “I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” – Groucho Marx

23 # Being happy is a very personal thing, and it really has nothing to do with anyone else.

24 # Give yourself permission to be happy every day.

25 # “You Don’t Need Anyone’s Permission To Be Happy.” – Ritu Ghatourey

26 # “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama

27 # “Happiness is like a plant: It must be watered daily with giving thoughts and actions.” – Paramhansa Yogananda

28 # “Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.” – Benjamin Disraeli

29 # Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

30 # “Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.” – Herman Hesse

31 # “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” – Andy Rooney

32 # “There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.”  – Thich Nhat Hanh

33 # Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.

34 # Doing What You Like Is Freedom. Liking What You Do Is Happiness.

35 # “Happiness is Not a matter of Intensity but of Balance, Order, Rhythm and Harmony.” – Thomas Merton

36 # “The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.” –
Brian Tracy

37 # “It’s Not Selfish to Love Yourself, Take Care of Yourself, and To Make Your Happiness a Priority. It’s Necessary.” – Mandy Hale

38 # “Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you.”  – Deepak Chopra

39 # Be Happy. Be yourself. If others don’t like it, then let them be. Life isn’t about pleasing everybody.

40 # If it makes you happy, no one else’s opinion should matter.

41 # The secret to happiness is to never expect anything from anyone, then you will never be disappointed.

42 # “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.”  – DalaiLama

Happiness is a choice

 43 # Happiness is a CHOICE:

44 # Happiness is a choice! Our choice to be Happy no matter what life presents to us.

45 # Happiness is Not Something You Achieve at the End of all of Your Accomplishments.
It’s a Conscious Choice You Make Every Second.

46 # “If you want to be happy, you have to be happy on purpose. When you wake up, you can’t just wait to see what kind of day you’ll have. You have to decide what kind of day you’ll have.” –  Joel Osteen

47 # “If you do not choose to be happy, no one can make you happy. And if you choose to be happy, no one can make you unhappy.” – Paramhansa Yogananda

48 # “We have to choose to be happy and keep choosing it.” – Henri J.M. Nouwen

49 # “I have chosen to be happy because it is good for my health.” – Voltaire

50 # Make one person happy each day even if it’s yourself.

51 # Happiness is an ATTITUDE OF MIND Quotes:

52 # Happiness is an attitude of mind. Happy people focus on what they have, unhappy people focus on what’s missing.

53 # Happy people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything.

54 # “Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.” – J. Donald Walters

55 # “It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon

56 # Happiness comes when we stop complaining about the troubles we have & offer Thanks for all the troubles we don’t have.

57 # “Happiness is a question of attitude, not a question of what’s happening out there.” – Paramhansa Yogananda

Gratitude is the key to happiness

58 # GRATITUDE is the KEY to Happiness

59 # “Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.” – William E. Gladstone

60 # 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.

61 # Happiness isn’t about how much you have, It’s about enjoying how much you have already.

62 # “Social scientists Have Found that the Fastest Way to Feel #Happiness is to Practice Gratitude.” – Chip Conley

63 # “Be Happy with what You have while working for what You want”. – Helen Keller

64 # Happiness cannot be far behind a grateful heart and a peaceful mind.

65 # Being Happy Doesn’t Mean That Everything is Perfect. It Means that You’ve Decided to Look Beyond the Imperfections.

66 # You might also like reading: Gratitude is the key to Happiness

67 # Happiness will never come to those who don’t appreciate what they have.

68 # Simple things can help us to be happy.

69 # “The most simple things can bring the most happiness.” – Izabella Scorupco

70 # “A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?” – Albert Einstein

71 # “There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.” – Peace Pilgrim

You might also like to read: Things to Be Grateful for in our Life, When Going Through a Tough Period

More Happiness Quotes – POSITIVE THINKING can help to create our happiness:

Happiness and thoughts

72 # “Very little is needed to make a happy life it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius

73 # “Think of HAPPY Thoughts and You will Fly”. – Peter Pan

74 # The only thing making you unhappy are your own thoughts. Change them! and have a Happy Day! How to replace our negative thoughts with positive thoughts.

75 # “There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.” – Anthony de Mello

76 # “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

77 # “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts”. –  Marcus Aurelius

78 # Positive thinking can help to create our happiness

79 # Overthinking is the Biggest Cause of Our Unhappiness. Keep Yourself Occupied. Keep Your Mind off things that Don’t Help You. Think Positive.

80 # “The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.” – Andre Maurois

81 # Happiness is in the PRESENT MOMENT:

82 # To feel alive and happy,  we need to live in the present Happiness is in the present moment the only moment we are alive!

83 # “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

84 # “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn

85 # “The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now.” – Robert G. Ingersoll

86 # “Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.” = Guillaume Apollinaire

87 # “There is no waiting for happiness. It’s now or never. I choose NOW.” – Zia Holte

88 # “Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.” – William Feather

89 # Happiness is HELPING OTHERS:

90 # Help other people & happiness will come to you.

91 # The happiest people in life are the givers, not the getters.

92 # “Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

93 # The best feeling of happiness is when you’re happy because you’ve made somebody else happy.

94 # The art of happiness is to serve all. To be truly happy, we must think not only of how we can help ourselves but how we can help others.

95 # If You Have The Power To Make Someone Happy, Do It. The World Needs More Of That.

96 # “Caring about the happiness of others, we find our own.” – Plato

97 # “Compassion automatically brings happiness and calmness.” – The Dalai Lama

98 # It’s Great to Be Happy, but….it’s Even Better to Bring Happiness to Others.

99 # Our Days Are Happier When We Give people A Bit Of Our Heart Rather Than Our Mind.

100 # Doing something GOOD to others, can make us happy.

101 #Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” – Dalai Lama

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 More Happiness quotes

102 # To Be Happy we need to understand the reasons why we are not happy

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

104 # Money doesn’t bring Happiness, Happiness brings money!

105 # “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

106 # “Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller

107 # “If you let go a little you will have a little happiness. If you let go a lot you will have a lot of happiness. If you let go completely you will be free.” – Ajahn Chah

You might like to read: Things We Need To Let Go To Be Happy

108 # “Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

109 # “Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.” – Buddha

110 # You will never be happy if you continue to hold on to the things that make you sad.

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

112 # “By bringing about a change in our outlook toward things and events, all phenomena can become sources of happiness.” – The Dalai Lama

113 # To attract something you want, become as happy as you think that thing would make you. Happiness is not the thing, it is the point.

114 # Success is not the key to happiness, Happiness is the key to success. So, if we want to be successful we need to be HAPPY.

You might like to read: What is The Secret To Success? Be Happy First

115 # The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. And the first to forget is the happiest. Be Happy!

116 # 5 Simple Rules to Be Happy:
– Free Your Heart from Hatred.
– Free Your Mind from Worries.
– Live Simply.
– Give More.
– Expect Less.

117 # Judge nothing, you will be happy. Forgive everything, you will be happier. Love everything, you will be happiest.

118 # Be Happy. Not because everything is good. But because You can see the Good side of everything.

119 # Be happy. You never know how much time you have left.

120 # Do you want to be Happy? Let go of what’s gone Be Grateful for what remains And look forward to what’s coming!

Happy Life Quotes

121 # A Happy life is when you smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize how blessed you are for what you have.

122 # Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like & celebrating it for everything that it is.

123 # “Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.” – Friedrich Schiller

124 # “Happy people don’t go through life collecting and seeking recognition. They go through life giving it away.” – Dodinsky

125 # The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are. The second greatest is being happy with what you find.

126 # The Secret Of Being Happy Is Accepting Where You Are In Life And Making The Most Out Of Everyday.

127 # “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, I told them they didn’t understand life.” – John Lennon

128 # Happy are those who take life day by day, complain very little, and are thankful for the little things in life.

129 # Happy Mind Happy Life.

130 # There Are So Many Beautiful Reasons To Be Happy.

131 # Happiness is the Consequence of Personal Effort. – Elizabeth Gilbert

132 # Happiness isn’t about getting what you want all the time. It’s about Loving what you have and being Grateful for it.

133 # Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.

134 #  Happiness does not Depend on what You Have or who You Are, it solely Relies on what You Think.

135 # Happiness is not something you have in your hands. It is something you carry in your heart.

136 # Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. – Denis Waitley

137 # Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. – Nathaniel Hawthorne

138 # “The Secret of Happiness is to Admire without Desiring.” – Carl Sandburg

139 # Your Happiness is what creates the Magic in your Life. Remember: Happiness is a product of your own mind. Just Focus on to Be Positive and Happy and everything will fall into place.

140 # “True beauty is the energy you give out, and that comes through being HAPPY.” – Cindy Crawford

141 # “It is neither wealth nor splendor but tranquility and occupation which give you HAPPINESS.” – Thomas Jefferson

142 # We Think Happiness is a Destination. when it’s actually a Starting Point It enables all the Positive Outcomes in our lives if We Choose to do it first.” –  Pasricha

143 # “Be nice to yourself. It’s Hard to be Happy when Someone is Mean to You all the Time.” Christine Arylo

144 # You Deserve to Be HAPPY! Don’t Let Anyone or Anything Make You Forget That.

SHARING our Happiness Quotes:

145 # “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

146 # “Whoever is Happy will make others Happy too.” – Anne Frank

147 # “Happiness is like a kiss. You must share it to enjoy it.” – Bernard Meltzer

148 # “Happiness must be shared. Selfishness is its enemy; to make another happy is to be happy one’s self. It is quiet, most easily won in moments of solitude and reflection. It comes from within.” – William Ogden

149 # “Be so happy that when others look at you, they become happy too.” Yogi Bhajan

150 # “Don’t live to be unhappy, live to be happy. If you live to be happy you’ll find the things that make you happy. And as you do that you find that sharing with others makes you much happier than taking from them.” Paramhansa Yogananda

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Duccio

Inspiring People to Be Happy. Blogger, Life Coach, Reiki Master.

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  • jeff BROWN

    What makes us happy?? It’s good to be reminded now and then. God bless.

  • I liked this one: “Do you want to be Happy? Let go of what’s gone Be Grateful for what remains And look forward to what’s coming!” Do you know where it’s from? Or is it yours?

    • Hi! I use this quote very often, but honestly… I can’t remember where I got it from.
      By the way thanks for your comment! 🙂

  • Loved the Quotes. Right On! Keep sharing the Joy. Thank you. My purpose too @FlyBacktoLove

    • Thanks @disqus_IUqK3tnySi:disqus!

  • What you do with what you get is who you are. Positive Reaction!

  • Linda Apple

    These are great! Thanks for a great resource!

    • Hi Linda
      I am glad you liked them!
      You are very welcome and thank you!

  • Beautiful and inspiring quotes thank you ! 🙂

    • Louise, you are welcome! and thank you for your kind words! 🙂

  • DXPE

    Today’s “great” is tomorrow’s “good” and one day’s “average”

  • Anita Hribar

    I love the quotes you’ve chosen. They really made my day happier 😉

    • Hi Anita, I am glad you loved the quotes and that they helped you to be happier. Keep it up and thanks for your comment

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