Happy Quotes: My Favorite Ones

Happy quotes and quotations are great for cheering us up and helping us take another step towards being happy, as are happiness quotes. Here are some of the most famous and great quotes about being happy:


The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end and beginning of his life.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


In the confusion we stay with each other, happy to be together, speaking without uttering a single word.

Walt Whitman


A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.

John Locke


Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.

Norman Vincent Peale


Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

Norman Vincent Peale


If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.

Norman Vincent Peale


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

Abraham Lincoln


The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.

Mother Teresa


Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.

Benjamin Franklin


There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means – either may do – the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.

Benjamin Franklin


The purpose of our lives is to be happy.

Dalai Lama


If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Dalai Lama


Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.

Benjamin Franklin


Happy Quotes


It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.

Benjamin Franklin


It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we’d given customers what they said they wanted, we’d have built a computer they’d have been happy with a year after we spoke to them – not something they’d want now.

Steve Jobs


How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.

Oscar Wilde


A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.

Oscar Wilde


Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.

Warren Buffett


I’m a lucky guy and I’m happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary.

Yogi Berra


By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.



The only really happy folk are married women and single men.

H. L. Mencken


Alimony – the ransom that the happy pay to the devil.

H. L. Mencken


All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

Leo Tolstoy


The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.

Woody Allen


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

Saint Augustine


I’m happy to be alive, I’m happy to be who I am.

Michael Jackson


He who enjoys doing and enjoys what he has done is happy.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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