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42 Inspiring Happiness Quotes That Will Make You Smile

May 12, 2019

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I wanted to share my absolute favorite happiness quotes that will make you smile (I promise). 

So, if you’re having a down, blue, sucky day – or just need a little something to boost your mood, you’ve come to the right place. 

Enjoy! Let me know your favorite quotes in the comments below. 


42 Inspiring Happiness Quotes That Will Make You Smile: 


1. “When you focus on the good, the good gets better.”

2. “Just be happy, it drives people crazy.”

3. “Stop waiting for Friday, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most of the moment you are in now.”

4. “If someone makes you happy, make them happier.”

5. “Never regret anything that made you smile.” – Mark Twain

6. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.”

7. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.”– Aristotle

8. “True happiness is…to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

9. “When someone says you can’t do it, do it twice and take pictures.”

10. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

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

12. “Life is so much better when you’re laughing.” 

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

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

15. “I’m wearing that smile you gave me.”

16. “Bad vibes don’t go with my outfit.”

17. “I love it when the coffee kicks in and I realize what an adorable badass I’m going to be today.”

18. “Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.”

19. “When life shuts a door … open it again. It’s a door. That’s how they work.”

20. “Two things prevent us from happiness; living in the past and observing others.”

21. “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”

22. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Laleh Deliah

23. “Your life is as good as your mindset.” 

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24. “Confidence is not ‘will they like me.’ Confidence is ‘I’ll be fine if they don’t.”

25. “I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls.” – Audrey Hepburn

26. “It’s a very short life. There is no reason not to go after what sets your soul on fire.”

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

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

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29. “When it rains, look for rainbows. When it’s dark, look for stars.”

30. “Just over here – building a life I don’t need a vacation from.” 

31. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – CS Lewis

32. “Today is a good day for a good day.”

33. “Life is 10% what happens to you, 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

34. “Expect nothing. Appreciate everything.”

35. “Just enjoy where you are NOW.”

36. “Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey

37. “Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.” – Winnie The Pooh (such a wise little bear)

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

39. “Don’t call it a dream, call it a plan.” 

40. “It’s not how big the house is, it’s how happy the home is.”

41. “You will be exactly as happy as you decide to be.”

42. “Choose happy.”


Before You Go

There you have it – my favorite happiness quotes that will make you smile.

And I sincerely hope you are feeling a little better after reading through all of these. I know I turn to a couple of them whenever I need to immediately boost my mood.  

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