Quotes About Happiness

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Don’t frown. You never know who is falling in love with your smile.”



“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”

Norman Vincent Peale


“Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.”

James Matthew Barrie


“No one needs a smile as much as a person who fails to give one.”



“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they are not on your road does not mean they have gotten lost.”

Jackson Browne


“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.”

Benjamin Disraeli


“Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.”



“Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.”

John Lennon


“The foolish person seeks happiness in the distance; the wise person grows it under his feet.”

James Oppenheim


“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.”



“Happiness is a function of accepting what is.”

Werner Erhard


“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


“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.”

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”

Mark Twain


“There are hundreds of languages in the world, but a smile speaks them all.”



“A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.”

Hugh Downs


“People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

Abraham Lincoln


“The happiest of people don’t necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything that comes along their way.”



“If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.”

Marie Osmond


“Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.”

Roy Goodman


“Our happiness is greatest when we contribute most to the happiness of others.”

Harriet Shepard


“Don’t cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won’t let you see the stars”

Violeta Parra


“To be able to find joy in another’s joy, that is the secret of happiness.”

George Bernanos


“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Before you talk about what you want – Really appreciate what you have before it’s gone.”

Ethan Daniel


“Dont cry because its over, smile because it happened.”