40+ Best Happy Life Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Happiness is more than a good feeling or a yellow smiley face. It’s the feeling of truly enjoying your life, and the desire to make the very best of it. Inspirational happy life quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

If you’re searching for self happiness quotes and encouraging thank you quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of top love yourself quotes, inspiring good vibes quotes and popular uplifting quotes.

Famous Happy Life Quotes

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

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness. Frank Tyger

Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. John Lennon

Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever. Peter Hagerty

Get busy living or get busy dying. Stephen King

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. Mae West

Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started. David Allen

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison

If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you. Lao Tzu

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. Albert Einstein

There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts. Richard Bach

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. Babe Ruth

If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. Andrew Carnegie

Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there. Will Smith

You cannot judge what should bring others joy, and others cannot judge what should bring you joy. Alan Cohen

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma  which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Steve Jobs

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them. Bernard M. Baruch

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. Seneca

Our capacity to draw happiness from aesthetic objects or material goods in fact seems critically dependent on our first satisfying a more important range of emotional or psychological needs, among them the need for understanding, for love, expression and respect. Alain De Botton

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it Henry Ford

Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life. Germaine Greer

In order to write about life first you must live it Ernest Hemingway

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it Greg Anderson

The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything. Frank Sinatra

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. As long as this exists, and it certainly always will, then there will be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be Anne Frank

Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt, dance like nobody’s watching, and live like it’s heaven on earth. Attributed to various sources

Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. Mary Anne Roadacher-Hershey

Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people. Leo Burnett

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. Ben Franklin

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. Buddha

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it’s greedy or loving. Dan Millman