ᐅ Inspirational Happiness Quotes About Life and Love

"The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it." -Eckhart Tolle

"I give myself a good cry if I need it. But then I concentrate on the good things still in my life. I don't allow myself any more self-pity than that. A little each every morning, a few tears, and that's all." -Mitch Albom

"You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut." -Dr. Seuss

"I know for sure that life is full of delightful treasures, if we take a moment to look around." -Oprah Winfrey

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

"The secret of happiness is simple: Find out what you truly love to do and then direct all of your energy toward doing it. Once you do this, abundance flows into your life and all your desires are filled with ease and grace." -Robin S. Sharma

"Do not edit your desires. We are entitled to ambition. We are entitled to success. We are entitled to failure. And any moment of compromise on those three things starts to weaken who we are." -Stacey Abrams

“If you’re happy, then you win, and then you win because you’re happy." -Serena Williams

"Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow," -Helen Keller

"We get to determine our own 'happily ever after' for ourselves," -Jennifer Aniston

"The thing about happiness is I think sometimes we're waiting for the big stuff to be happy... But happiness isn't always the big things. Happiness is actually the little things, the little moments that make up our day," -Sheryl Sandberg

“We’re expected to feel happiness only with grand gestures or big things that are comparable to other people’s experiences—but joy is a state of everything being enough." -Devi Brown

"The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience," -Eleanor Roosevelt

“Close friends, spectacular food, gorgeous weather, and interesting conversation!" -Gayle King

"When I am overwhelmed, I put myself first by saying, ‘Go gentle on yourself. You don’t have to be everything to everyone and you don’t have to even be everything to yourself right now. Just never hurry, never worry, one step at a time and just remove guilt from the situation.'" -Jennifer Garner

"I just look at women sometimes and I just want to ask them, 'Do you know how fabulous you are?' -Viola Davis

"Being optimistic is like a muscle that gets stronger with use,” -Robin Roberts

"I really thought that happiness had a lot to do with pleasure and I realized that happiness is about peace.” -Jada Pinkett Smith

"This is what I know for sure: At some point in our lives, we will all be broken and bruised— but we are not alone. We find joy together. We persevere together." -First Lady Jill Biden

“discovered that joy is not the negation of pain, but rather acknowledging the presence of pain and feeling happiness in spite of it." -Lupita Nyong'o

"I know this is going to sound simple, but I really feel this: Your self-worth is your job. It's your sacred space to cultivate,” -India.Arie

"The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely," -Louisa May Alcott

"The bottom line is that becoming happy is up to you. No one else can make you happy. And true happiness can never be built at the expense of others." -Tina Turner

“Optimism is the fuel driving every fight I’ve been in,” -Vice President Kamala Harris

"When we are centered in joy, we attain our wisdom. A joyful woman, by merely being, says it all," -Marianne Williamson

“I’m a believer in the power of knowledge and the ferocity of beauty, so from my point of view your life is already artful—waiting, just waiting, for you to make it art.” -Toni Morrison

"The joy of creating is the truest joy” -Priyanka Chopra

"One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats, and if some of these can be inexpensive and quickly procured so much the better." -Iris Murdoch

"If you’re comfortable with yourself and know yourself, you’re going to shine and radiate and other people are going to be drawn to you." -Dolly Parton

"Just to be alive is a grand thing." -Agatha Christie

"To love yourself as you are is a miracle, and to seek yourself is to have found yourself, for now. And now is all we have, and love is who we are." -Anne Lamott

"Be thankful for all of it….There is no other life than this. You would not have stumbled into the vastly imperfect, beautiful, impossible present." -Dani Shapiro

"I've come to believe that seeking happiness is not a frivolous pursuit. It's honorable and necessary. And most people forget even to think about it." -Goldie Hawn

"…If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive.” -Audre Lorde

"The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself." -Anna Quindlen

"Gratitude is a celebration we are all invited to." -Cleo Wade

"Stay in your own lane. Comparison kills creativity and joy." -Brené Brown