25 Quotes to Inspire Happiness in Your Life

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.   –  E. B. White

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.  – Buddha


Moderation. Small helpings. Sample a little bit of everything. These are the secrets of happiness and good health.  – Julia Child
People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.  – Anton Chekhov
Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.  – Norman MacEwan

LiveLifeHappyTwenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain


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


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

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart. – Zig Ziglar
The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer somebody else up. – Mark Twain
The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances. – Martha Washington



We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same. – Anne Frank
Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder … – Henry David Thoreau

Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy. – Eskimo Proverb


Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results. – Dennis Waitley


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

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

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. – Agnes Repplier
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved. Victor Hugo
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy? – Albert Einstein
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Optimist: Person who travels on nothing from nowhere to happiness. – Mark Twain
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. – Andrew Carnegie
The amount of happiness that you have depends on the amount of freedom you have in your heart. – Thich Nhat Hanh
True happiness is born of letting go of what is unnecessary. – Sharon Salzberg