Happy Quotes for Work or With Your Family

Happy quotes like these will help you reflect on how precious life is and the importance of enjoying every minute. To live each day being cheerful and joyful is a blessing. If you’re on top of the world or jumping for joy, these sayings will reinforce that feeling.

If you’re glum or down in the dumps, a read of this collection will lift your spirits. So, don’t worry; be happy!

Quotes About Being Happy

To make this world joyful, let your heart overflow with joy.

Laughing cheerfulness throws the light of day on all the paths of life.

If you find some happiness inside yourself, you’ll start finding it in a lot of other places, too.
Gladiola Montana

Joy is the highest expression of 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

Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.
William E. Gladstone

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True Happiness Quotes

To buy a cake… to howl at the moon… to know true happiness… I am happy.
C. JoyBell C.

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

A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation, is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
George Matthew Adams

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

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

When you discover true happiness, you will find that you are wealthier beyond the dreams of kings.
Jeffrey Fry

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead; tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day today, and I’m going to be happy in it.
Groucho Marx

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Inspiring Happiness Quotes

Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not.
Valerie Bertinelli

To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.
Mary Stuart

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln

Happiness is the art of never holding in your mind the memory of any unpleasant thing that has passed.

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Choose to be Happy

Be positive. Stay happy, and don’t let the negativity of the world get you down.
Germany Kent

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

A light heart can carry the most weight.
Marty Rubin

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

I don’t let anyone’s insecurities, emotions, or opinions bother me. I know that if I am happy, that’s all that matters to me.
Demi Lovato

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Omar Khayyam

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Meaning of Life Quotations

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Mark Twain

Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.
Carrie Underwood

You cannot hold back a good laugh any more than you can the tide. Both are forces of nature.
William Rotsler

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
Joseph Campbell

The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash.
Robert Frost

To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child’s delight added to your own – this is happiness.
J. B. Priestley

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
Helen Keller

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Cheerful Quotes

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

Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.
Henri Nouwen

The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Michel de Montaigne

Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us.
Orison Swett Marden

It is cheerful to God when you rejoice or laugh from the bottom of your heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of good looks.
Charles Dickens

Life is too short for us to dwell on the sadness. Cheer up and live life to the fullest.
Dexter Monterde

And so of cheerfulness or a good temper—the more it is spent, the more of it remains.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be of good cheer. The future is as bright as your faith.
Thomas Monson

Be cheerful—the problems that worry us most are those that never arrive.
Benjamin Franklin

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The happy-go-lucky have the best luck.
Marty Rubin

If you’ve got nothing to dance about, find a reason to sing.
Melody Carstairs

Enjoy the little things in life because one day, you`ll look back and realize they were the big things.
Kurt Vonnegut

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

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Marcus Aurelius

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
Marcel Pagnol


You don’t have the power to make life fair, but you do have the power to make life joyful.
Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Now and then, it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Guillaume Apollinaire

Happiness is a grateful spirit, an optimistic attitude, and a heart full of love.

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Thich Nhat Hanh

A joyful heart is the normal result of a heart burning with love. She gives most who gives with joy.
Mother Teresa

Happiness does not depend on outward things but on the way we see them.
Leo Tolstoy

The joyful heart sees and reads the world with a sense of freedom and graciousness.
John O’Donohue

A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

The world is filled with nice people; if you can’t find one, be one.

Throw kindness around like confetti.

A joyful life isn’t about others; it’s about the brightness that is associated with being alive.
Martha Beck

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Good Happy Quotes

If what you call happiness are the pleasurable feelings that you experience when things are going very well in your life, then you truly don’t know what true happiness is.
Edmond Mbiaka

Children want the same things we want. To laugh, to be challenged, to be entertained, and delighted.
Dr. Seuss

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We can’t direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Thomas S. Monson

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Khalil Gibran

Happiness is surrounding yourself only with those who bestow their unconditional love and support.
Ken Poirot

Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things are. Joy is not necessarily what happens when things unfold according to our plans.
Marianne Williamson

The soul of sweet delight can never be defiled.
William Blake

No Worries Quotes

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that make the heart too big for the body.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

True happiness is not found in people, places, or things. It is found in our own hearts.

I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself, for I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
Martha Washington

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is an author and founder of Greeting Card Poet.


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