60+ 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

Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith. Kareena Kapoor Khan

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

On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do. Eckhart Tolle

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Get busy living or get busy dying. Stephen King

Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life. Mark Twain

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln

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

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. Ralph Waldo Emerson

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. Dr. Seuss

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. Jim Rohn

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. Grandma Moses

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

Inspirational Happy Life Quotes

I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives. Dalai Lama

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

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

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

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. Herman Cain

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

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns

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

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. John Lennon

Happiness depends upon ourselves. Aristotle

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

A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being. James E. Faust

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

There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them. Anthony de Mello

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

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

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

Life will bring you pain all by itself. Your responsibility is to create joy. Milton Erickson

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

The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does. James M. Barrie

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.

The simplest things can bring the most happiness. Izabella Scorupco

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

Motivational Happy Life Quotes

Happiness is a state of activity. Aristotle

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

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine. Morris West

The unexamined life is not worth living. Socrates

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

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. Dolly Parton

Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. Denis Waitley

Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can. Hillary Clinton

Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something. Ashton Kutcher

Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off. Kevin Hart

Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise. Kobe Bryant

I like criticism. It makes you strong. LeBron James