What are some inspirational happy quotes and positive sayings about life?

Life may not always present things according to your expectations. Life itself is filled with ups and downs that can make you excited, or throw you into the negative circle to overthink, feel down, and hopeless. However, there are a lot of things to be thankful for, if only you could look beyond the surface and discover true happiness in your daily life.

No matter what fate may throw at you in life, staying happy is the best way to live the life of your dreams. Whenever you’re beginning to feel down and depressed, always remember our collation of quotes about happiness and smiling. They will give you a boost and help you recharge even in the most difficult moment where you could be searching for how to be happy in life.

From the short happy quotes to the funniest ones, we’ve something for everyone on the list to become happy today. You can express your happiness or encourage others to be happy no matter what, when you share these happy quotes on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook account, Pinterest, and any other social media platform of your choice.

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Positive inspirational happy quotes to live by

  1. “Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” —Omar Khayyam
  3. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” —The Dalai Lama
  4. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” —Mahatma Gandhi
  5. “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt
  6. “Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” —Helen Keller
  7. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” —Mother Theresa
  8. “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” —George Sand
  9. “A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.” – Bernard de Fontenelle
  10. “A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.” – Unknown

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  1. “All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.”– Baruch Spinoza
  2. “As people spin faster and faster in the pursuit of merely personal happiness, they become exhausted in the futile effort of chasing themselves.”– Andrew Delbanco
  3. “Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam
  4. “Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.” – Alan Cohen
  5. “Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.” – Colette
  6. “Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self?”– Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “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
  8. “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”– Abraham Lincoln
  9. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. “Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom.”– Benjamin Franklin
  1. “We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.”– Anne Frank
  2. “Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”– Nathaniel Hawthorne
  3. “Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.”– Immanuel Kant
  4. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.”– Jim Rohn
  5. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”– Mahatma Gandhi
  6. “Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill.”– Johnny Carson
  7. “Happy girls are the prettiest.” – Audrey Hepburn
  8. “I have only two kinds of days: happy and hysterically happy.”– Allen J. Lefferdink
  9.  “If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.”– Edith Wharton
  10. “If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.”– Bertrand Russell
  1. “If you are not happy here and now, you never will be.”– Taisen Deshimaru
  2.  “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”– Dalai Lama
  3. “If you want to be happy, be.” – Leo Tolstoy
  4. “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.”– Andrew Carnegie
  5. “Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.”– St. Augustine
  6. “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 Carnegie
  7. “Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.” – Mother Teresa
  8.  “Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.” – Buddha
  9. “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.”– Ayn Rand
  10. “Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.”– Fyodor Dostoevsky
  1. “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
  2. “Most of us believe in trying to make other people happy only if they can be happy in ways which we approve.”– Robert S. Lynd
  3. “Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable than risk being happy.”– Robert Anthony
  4. “No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.”– Barbara DeAngelis
  5. “On the whole, the happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.”– William R. Inge
  6. “One joy scatters a hundred griefs.” – Chinese Proverb
  7.  “People should find happiness in the little things, like family.”– Amanda Bynes
  8. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.”– W.P. Kinsella
  9. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”– Albert Schweitzer
  10. “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain

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