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Here are a list of the best positive inspirational & motivational quotes about being happy with life, yourself, & someone you love that will brighten your day.

Whether you have been feeling down or depressed and need a pick me up, or if you want to make someone happy, these phrases and sayings will provide you words of encouragement and remind you…

  • The importance to choose to be happy
  • To surround yourself with happy people
  • How to be happy in any situation
  • To just be happy no matter what
  • That you deserve to be happy

And much more!


It’s a good day to be happy.

Start each day with a grateful heart.

A smile is the beauty of the soul. – Lailah Gifty

Happiness is a habit – cultivate it. – Elbert Hubbard

Happiness is a journey … not a destination. – Ben Sweetland

You will be exactly as happy as you decide to be.

Whoever is happy will make others happy too. – Anne Frank

Don’t let the silly little things steal your happiness.

What ever you decide to do today, make sure it makes you happy.

Let your smile change the world, but don’t let the world change your smile.


Be you. Do you. For you. – Unknown

The purpose of our lives is to be happy. – Dalai Lama

Whatever is good for your soul…do that. – Unknown

Being happy is the greatest form of success.

Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy.

I am in charge of how I feel and today I am choosing happiness. – Unknown

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. – Albert Einstein

He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. – Marcus Aurelius

The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters. – Audrey Hepburn

The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of everyday. – Unknown


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

Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important. – Janet Lane

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. – Oprah

Be so happy that when others look at you they become happy too.

Good people are like candles; they burn themselves up to give others light.

Happy people don’t have the best of everything they make the best of everything.

Smiling doesn’t necessarily mean you’re happy. Sometimes it just means you’re strong.

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

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. – Mother Teresa


Today, I welcome love into my life. – Unknown

To love another person is to see the face of God. – Victor Huge

Whatever happens, just keep smiling and lose yourself in love. – Rumi

There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. – George Sand

The happiness you feel is in direct proportion with the love you give. – Oprah

I look at you and see the rest of my life in front of my eyes. – Unknown

I love you not because of who you are, but because of who I am when I am with you. – Roy Croft

Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. – Mother Teresa

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. – Robert A. Heinlein

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. – Rumi


Happiness is a warm puppy. ― Charles M. Schulz

Smile, and let the world wonder why. – Minnie Mouse

Be happy. It really annoys negative people. – Ricky Gervais

Happiness is free sprinkle that stuff everywhere.

Everywhere you go, take a smile with you. – Sasha Azevedo

There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness. – Lady Blessington

A smile is happiness you’ll find right under your nose. – Tom Wilson

Open your eyes and notice the beauty of this wonderful world.

When someone told me I lived in a fantasy land I nearly fell off my unicorn.

You can’t buy happiness but you can buy ice cream. And that’s kind of the same thing.

Happiness is like jam. You can’t spread even a little without getting some on yourself.

Everyone wants happiness. No one wants pain. But you can’t have a rainbow, without a little rain.


When you love what you have, you have everything you need.

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people.

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

The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of everyday.

I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy. – Will Arnett

You can’t change how people feel about you, so don’t try. Just live your life and be happy.

A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery when they have made a wrong turn.

Be happy not because everything is good, but because you can see the good side of everything.

A secret to happiness is letting every situatiuon be what it is instead of what you think it should be.

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

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

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

The hardest thing to find in life is happiness – money is only hard to find because it gets wasted trying to find happiness.

Be happy. Be yourself. If others don’t like it, then let them be. Happiness is a choice. Life isn’t about pleasing everybody.

Be with people who know your worth. You don’t need too many people to be happy, just a few real ones who appreciates you for who you are.

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

Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people. – Tena Desae

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

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 be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. – John Lennon


Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet. – Sarah Louise Delany

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. – Steve Jobs

Be what you are because you were not born to impress someone.

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs

If you don’t love what you do, you won’t do it with much conviction or passion. – Mia Hamm

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. – Les Brown

Do more of what lights you up and makes you feel alive. The world needs your spark.

Life only comes around once, so do whatever makes you happy, and be with whoever makes you smile.

It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live. – Mae Jemison

You deserve to be happy. You deserve to live a life you are excited about. Don’t let others make you forget that.


Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive….learn to let it go.

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness. ― Steve Maraboli

One of the simplest ways to be happy is letting go of the things that make you sad.

People who make you feel better about yourself when you’re sad are so important.

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.

Be crazy. Be stupid. Be silly. Be weird. Be whatever. Because life is too short to be anything but happy.

The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go.

Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one door closes, run to the next window – or break down a door. – Brooke Shields

Don’t allow yourself to be a victim. Take control of your life. Let go of people who serve you no good.
Start doing things to make you happy. – Reyna Biddy

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 De Angelis

Remind yourself every day: I am in charge of my happiness. I will not let anything outside of myself control me. I am creating a life that feels good on the inside and it will turn into experiences that are good on the outside.

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 Harslon


Nobody can bring you peace but yourself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live for yourself and don’t ever stop. – John Tew

Remember the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you. – Rumi

Love who you are, embrace who you are. Love yourself. – Lilly Singh

To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness. – Robert Morley

The first place where self-esteem begins its journey is within us. ― Stephen Richards

It only takes one person to make you happy and change your life: YOU. – Charles Orlando

What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you. – Unknown

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection – Buddha

It’s important to feel good about yourself. When you feel good about yourself, nothing negative can touch you.

Be happy, be yourself, and if others don’t like it, let them be. Your happiness is a choice. Life isn’t about pleasing everybody, so do you.

No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, and become a better version of yourself. ― Madonna

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 De Angelis

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight. – Mark Victor Hansen

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

Inner Peace…. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. – Unknown

You are amazing, unique and beautiful. There is nothing more you need to be, do or have in order to be happy. You are perfect just as you are. Yes, really. So smile, give love and enjoy every moment of this precious life.

You are loved.
You have purpose.
You are a masterpiece.
You are wonderfully made.
God has a great plan for you.
― Germany Kent


Happiness is only real when shared. – John Krakaur

You are somebody’s reason to smile. – Unknown

It is only possible to live happily ever after on a daily basis.

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. – Maya Angelou

It feels good when you can put a smile on someone’s face by simply being yourself.

Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world. ― Orhan Pamuk

Life only comes around once, so do whatever makes you happy, and be with whoever makes you smile. – Unknown

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust

You can tell if that person is special if no matter what kind of mode you are in, that person can always manage to make you smile. – Unknown


The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage. – Thucydides

I am happy because I choose to be happy no matter what the situation is. – Unknown

One of the best ways of being happy with life is to make someone happy. – Unknown

Some people ask me ‘How to be happy’ and my answer is always the same: just be happy! – Unknown

Don’t depend on someone making you happy because you never know what might happen. If you truly want to keep it, you must choose to be happy on your own. – Unknown

Rules for happy living…

1. Count your blessings, not your troubles.
2. Live one day at a time.
3. Say “I love you”.
4. Be a giver, not a taker.
5. Seek for good in everyone and everything.
6. Pray everyday.
7. Do at least one good deed a day.
8. Learn to count (keep priorities in line).
9. Let no little and/or imaginary things bother you.
10. Practice a “do it now” habit.
11. Fill your life with good.
12. Learn to laugh and to cry.
13. Smile and the world will smile with you.
14. Fear nothing or no one.
15. Let go and let God take over.

You are responsible for your happiness. In fact, you create it. You attract it. You manifest it. You are the architect of your reality. You choose your thoughts, your perceptions, and your reaction to external forces. You possess all of the tools needed to expand your awareness, to orchestrate the evolution of your consciousness, to choose happiness, to choose love. You are that powerful. Create the life you deserve. Vibrate love.

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored. – Earl Nightingale

I always feel happy, you know why? Because I don’t expect anything from anyone, expectations always hurt.. life is short, so love your life, be happy.. and keep smiling. Just live for yourself and before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you pray, forgive. Before you hurt, feel. Before you hate, love. Before you quit, try. Before you die, live. – Shakespeare

Habits of happy people:

1. Ignore nonsense
2. Talk less
3. Learn new skills
4. Help less fortunate
5. Laugh
6. Wake up early
7. No entitlement

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