102 Life Quotes That Will Make You Instantly Happy

102 Life quotes that will make you instantly happy is my handpicked list of quotes that inspires people to be happy strong and take actionable steps towards happiness in Life. As you go through this quotes make sure to memorize a handful of them to guide you on your journey towards Happiness. Happiness in life is very vital towards our personal growth. And we find happiness consciously and unconsciously by the actions and steps we take in Life. I also have a wonderful guide called Happiness Series that you should read. As it would inspire you to be happier. Take time to enjoy my refreshing list of 102 life quotes that will make you instantly happy.

102 life quotes that will make you instantly happy

“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

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
― Robert A. Heinlein

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

“It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
― Chuck Palahniuk

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

“You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
― Albert Camus

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

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”
― John Lennon

“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
― Tom Bodett

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

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

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

“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 it.”
― Dale Carnegie

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
― Marcel Proust

You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes”.”

“Happiness [is] only real when shared”
― Jon Krakauer,

“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”
― Bette Midler

“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.”
― Ayn Rand

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.”
― Steve Maraboli

“All happiness depends on courage and work.”
― Honoré de Balzac

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

“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.”
― Roy T. Bennett,

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve.”
― Jane Austen

“So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?”
― Hunter S. Thompso

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”
― Marcus Aurelius,

Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“Be grateful for what you already have while you pursue your goals.
If you aren’t grateful for what you already have, what makes you think you would be happy with more.”
― Roy T. Bennett,

“Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.”
― Charlotte Brontë

“Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.”
― Steve Maraboli,

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

“Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others…By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.”
― Gordon B. Hinckley

“True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.”
― Seneca

“Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

“There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.”
― G.K. Chesterton

“Whoever is happy will make others happy.”
― Anne Frank,

“I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.”
― Drew Barrymore

“Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance.”
― Osho

“People are unhappy when they get something too easily. You have to sweat–that’s the only moral they know.”
― Dany Laferrière,

“The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it’s the small things that count.”
― Jennifer Niven

“We don’t even ask happiness, just a little less pain.”
― Charles Bukowski

“Children are happy because they don’t have a file in their minds called “All the Things That Could Go Wrong.”
― Marianne Williamson

“Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.”
― Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

“The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.”
― Louisa May Alcott

“The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.”
― C.S. Lewis

“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ”
― William James

“This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.”
― Susan Polis Schutz

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”
― Oprah Winfrey

“Even if things don’t unfold the way you expected, don’t be disheartened or give up. One who continues to advance will win in the end.”
― Daisaku Ikeda

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.”
― Marcus Aure

“We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.”
― Anne Frank

“Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.”
― Steve Maraboli

“Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections”
― Bob Marley

“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.”
― Carlos Castañeda

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

“There are two ways to be happy: improve your reality, or lower your expectations.”
― Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes

“Pierre was right when he said that one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and I now believe in it. Let the dead bury the dead, but while I’m alive, I must live and be happy.”
― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

“People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you’re fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“Many people think excitement is happiness…. But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.”
― Thich Nhat Hanh

Money may not buy happiness, but I’d rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.”
― Françoise Sagan

“Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give.”
― Ben Carson

“Expectations make people miserable, so whatever yours are, lower them. You’ll definitely be happier.”
― Simone Elkeles,

“Listen to what is being preached today. Look at everyone around us. You’ve wondered why they suffer, why they seek happiness and never find it. If any man stopped and asked himself whether he’s ever held a truly personal desire, he’d find the answer. He’d see that all his wishes, his efforts, his dreams, his ambitions are motivated by other men. He’s not really struggling even for material wealth, but for the second-hander’s delusion – prestige. A stamp of approval, not his own. He can find no joy in the struggle and no joy when he has succeeded. He can’t say about a single thing: ‘This is what I wanted because I wanted it, not because it made my neighbors gape at me’. Then he wonders why he’s unhappy.”
― Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”
― Andy Rooney

“I don’t know what good it is to know so much and be smart as whips and all if it doesn’t make you happy.”
― J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

“Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.”
― Aldous Huxley

“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. (21)”
― Thich Nhat Hanh,

“What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.”
― Joseph Addison

 

“The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does.”
― J.M. Barrie

“Everybody in the world is seeking happiness—and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn’t depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions.”
― Dale Carnegie

“Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.”
― Leo Tolstoy

“Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have.”
― Doris Mortman

“So he tasted the deep pain that is reserved only for the strong, just as he had tasted for a little while the deep happiness.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.”
― Carroll Bryant

102 life quotes that will make you instantly happy

“That’s how stories happen — with a turning point, an unexpected twist. There’s only one kind of happiness, but misfortune comes in all shapes and sizes. It’s like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.”
― Haruki Murakami,

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet.”
― James Oppenheim

“Happiness doesn’t lie in conspicuous consumption and the relentless amassing of useless crap. Happiness lies in the person sitting beside you and your ability to talk to them. Happiness is clear-headed human interaction and empathy. Happiness is home. And home is not a house-home is a mythological conceit. It is a state of mind. A place of communion and unconditional love. It is where, when you cross its threshold, you finally feel at peace.”
― Dennis Lehane

“We are not going to change the whole world, but we can change ourselves and feel free as birds. We can be serene even in the midst of calamities and, by our serenity, make others more tranquil. Serenity is contagious. If we smile at someone, he or she will smile back. And a smile costs nothing. We should plague everyone with joy. If we are to die in a minute, why not die happily, laughing? (136-137)”
― Swami Satchidananda,

“The capacity to be alone is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it’s not. It is an existential truth: only those people who are capable of being alone are capable of love, of sharing, of going into the deepest core of another person–without possessing the other, without becoming dependent on the other, without reducing the other to a thing, and without becoming addicted to the other. They allow the other absolute freedom, because they know that if the other leaves, they will be as happy as they are now. Their happiness cannot be taken by the other, because it is not given by the other.”
― Osho

“Perfect love casts out fear. Where there is love there are no demands, no expectations, no dependency. I do not demand that you make me happy; my happiness does not lie in you. If you were to leave me, I will not feel sorry for myself; I enjoy your company immensely, but I do not cling.”
― Anthony de Mello,

“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

“I shall take the heart. For brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world”
― L. Frank Baum

“My only regrets are the moments when i doubted myself and took the safe route. Life is too short to waste time being unhappy.”
― Dan Howell

“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

“Happiness is the object and design of our existence; and will be the end thereof, if we pursue the path that leads to it; and this path is virtue, uprightness, faithfulness, holiness, and keeping all the commandments of God.”
― Joseph Smith Jr.

“If you wish to be happy, Think not of what is to come nor of that which you have no control over but rather of the now and that which you are able to change”
― Christopher Paolini

Having a low opinion of yourself is not ‘modesty.’ It’s self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not ‘egotism.’ It’s a necessary precondition to happiness and success.”
― Bobbe Sommer

“The secret of happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible, horrible, horrible.”
― Bertrand Russell

You must be the best judge of your own happiness.”
― Jane Austen

“Maybe you think you’ll be entitled to more happiness later by forgoing all of it now, but it doesn’t work that way. Happiness takes as much practice as unhappiness does. It’s by living that you live more. By waiting you wait more. Every waiting day makes your life a little less. Every lonely day makes you a little smaller. Every day you put off your life makes you less capable of living it.”
― Ann Brashares

 

“One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience.”
― George Sand

“A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.”
― Jane Austen

“Those born to wealth, and who have the means of gratifying every wish, know not what is the real happiness of life, just as those who have been tossed on the stormy waters of the ocean on a few frail planks can alone realize the blessings of fair weather.”
― Alexandre Duma

“I may never be happy, but tonight I am content.”
― Sylvia Plath,

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

“You have everything you need for complete peace and total happiness right now.”
― Wayne W. Dyer

“The way I define happiness is being the creator of your experience, choosing to take pleasure in what you have, right now, regardless of the circumstances, while being the best you that you can be.”
― Leo Babauta

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.”
― Albert Schweitzer

“A flower blossoms for its own joy.”
― Oscar Wilde

“Love yourself. Forgive yourself. Be true to yourself. How you treat yourself sets the standard for how others will treat you.”
― Steve Maraboli,

“Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?”
― Jean-Jacques Rousseau,

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