Happy Quotes

Because you may as well be happy!

Happy Quotes

Because you may as well be happy!

Here’s a selection of happy quotes shedding more light on the nature of happiness.

They may be short and to the point, but they’re full of wonderful insights. Some will make you smile and some may make you think. Hopefully though, they’ll all offer you some fresh perspectives on happiness.

Enjoy our happy quotes because, as Cynthia Nelms said:

“Nobody really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy.”

Happy Quotes: A Different View of Life

“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

“The three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.” Addison

“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

“Don’t cry because its over, smile because it happened.”Unknown

“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.” Robert Anthony

“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

“Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.”St. Augustine

Happy Quotes: What Makes You Come Alive?

Happy quotes“A day without laughter is a day wasted.” Charlie Chaplin

“A joyful heart is the inevitable result of a heart burning with love.” Mother Teresa

“A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.”Washington Irving

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who are alive.” Howard Thurman

Happy Quotes: A Gift to Give?

“A laugh is the shortest distance between two people.” Victor Borge

“A smile is a curved line that sets things straight.” Unknown Author

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

“There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.” Lady Blessington

“The best vitamin to be a happy person is B1.” Author Unknown

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Buddha

“Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half sorrow.”Swedish proverb

“Whoever is happy will make others happy, too.” Mark Twain

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

Happy Quotes: A Gift to Receive?

“Pleasure is spread through the earth, in stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find.” William Wordsworth

“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

“What I’m looking for is a blessing that’s not in disguise.” Kitty O’Neill Collins

“‘Well’, said Pooh, ‘what I like best,’ and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.” A.A. Milne

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