30 Happiness Quotes To Make You Smile

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In this post, I am sharing 30 happiness quotes to make you smile. So, if you’re having a nogoodverybadday or you just need a little something to boost your mood, you’ve come to the right place. 

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

2. “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 

3. “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

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

5. “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

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

7. “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

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

9. “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

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

11. “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

12. “Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is.”–Mandy Hale

13. “Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy. No person will make you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your happiness will not come to you. It can only come from you.” –Ralph Marston

14. “Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

17. “If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.”–Steve Maraboli

18. “Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.”–Benjamin Franklin

19. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”–Buddha

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

21. “Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.”–Democritus

22. “It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.”–Thomas Jefferson

23. “Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open.” – Rose Lane

24. “Happiness is the best makeup.” – Drew Barrymore

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

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

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

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

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

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

I hope you enjoyed all of these happiness quotes. If you are looking for more inspiring words, check out my Good Words Pinterest Board.


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