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50+ Best Being Happy Quotes & Sayings

It is said that happiness is a state of mind. But is it actually true?

What takes for all of us to be HAPPY? Being happy, being elated, being able to forget the worries in the world and enjoy to the tension free, non nervous state of our mind is something we all strive for.


Have you ever seen a child laughing at the highest possible pitch by just looking at his image in the mirror laughing back at him? Why is he so excited and happy at such a meagre thing such as a mirror?

The real answer is because he has no expectations out of that reflection, he shouts, it shouts back, he moves, it moves, and it’s a happy dance for the child.

We decide what will make us happy, and sometimes we make goals. We have such high expectations out of our own selves that we forget our ultimate aim in life was just being happy.

If you still need more inspiration in a down state of mind, or a bad phase of life, read the following being happy quotes, some of them might stay with you for life in the back of your mind and might cheer you up when you need them the most.

Do read them and we guarantee you a smile when you leave your screen.

Best Happiness Quotes

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


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

The purpose of our lives is to be happy. —The Dalai Lama

Being happy never goes out of style. -Lilly Pulitzer​

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. —Franklin D. Roosevelt

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. —The Dalai Lama

Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy. -Benjamin Franklin​

Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. —Mother Theresa

Embrace the glorious mess that you are. -Elizabeth Gilbert​​

Happiness is the best makeup. -Drew Barrymore​

Happiness is a state of mind. It’s just according to the way you look at things. –Walt Disney

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. – Helen Keller

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. – Thich Nhat Hanh


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

The most important thing is to enjoy your life — to be happy. It’s all that matters. –Audrey Hepburn​

If you want to be happy, be. – Leo Tolstoy

I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy — I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.

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

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Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. – Dr. Seuss

Being a Mother is not about what you gave up to have a child. -Unknown

You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. – Epicurus

Inspiring Being Happy Quotes

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. – Helen Keller

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. -Anne Frank

Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy. – Robert Anthony

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The fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and joy a liquid. – J.D. Salinger

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 only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not. – George Bernard Shaw

If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years. – Bertrand Russell

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. – Mother Teresa


When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content. – Niccolo Machiavelli

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. – George Bernard Shaw

One joy scatters a hundred griefs. – Chinese Proverb

Unquestionably, it is possible to do without happiness; it is done involuntarily by nineteen-twentieths of mankind. – John Stuart Mill

When a man has lost all happiness, he’s not alive. Call him a breathing corpse. – Sophocles

Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom. – Benjamin Franklin

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

Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then having him catch his hand in the drill. – Johnny Carson


Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. – Carl Jung

Being happy is a very personal thing, and it really has nothing to do with anyone else.

Give yourself permission to be happy every day.

You Don’t Need Anyone’s Permission To Be Happy. – Ritu Ghatourey

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama quotes on being happy

Happiness is like a plant: It must be watered daily with giving thoughts and actions. – Paramhansa Yogananda

Being happy does not mean at all that things are perfect. It clearly means you have decided to peep into and look beyond imperfections.

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

I wish they had a word for being happy and sad at the same time because that’s what I feel every time I am with you.

You wanna know what’s getting old? Being there for you, having your back, helping you through everything, going outta my way to keep you happy, and getting treated like shit in return…

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

Make You Feel Happy Quotes

Those who are not looking for happiness are 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.

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. – Helen Keller

Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul. – Democritus


The search for happiness is one of the chief sources of unhappiness. – Eric Hoffer

Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind. – Daphne du Maurier

The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The secret of happiness, you see is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. – Socrates


Being happy, is not about what everyone wants for you, but about what you want for yourself.

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. – Benjamin Disraeli

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object. – Herman Hesse


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

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