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You don’t need to be having a sad day to enjoy these happy quotes. But sometimes we all need cheering up! Here are 20 (ish) happiness quotes (in no particular order) that are uplifting and motivational – enjoy and be happy!

“If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.’
If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.
If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.”

Chinese Proverb

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

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss

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

“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” ― Abraham Lincoln

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

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

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

“You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer

“No medicine cures what happiness cannot.” ― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

“I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.” ― Paul Simon

“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get” ― W.P. Kinsella

“To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.”– Albert Camus

“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.” – Dale Carnegie

“It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” – Lucille Ball

“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” – Epictetus

“Happiness is a state of activity.” – Aristotle

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go” – Oscar Wilde

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.” – Aristotle

“It is more fitting for a man to laugh at life than to lament over it.” – Seneca

“Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.” – Friedrich Schiller

More Happiness Quotes

There are actually 22 happy quotes listed above and it could have been many, many more. A second list is due for publication soon…

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