If you were looking for something to make your day a little brighter… we’ll just leave these 21 quotes on happiness with you.

1. “Don’t worry. Be Happy.” - Bobby McFerrin

A song we’ll happily (pun intended) let live rent-free in our heads. 

2. “Being happy never goes out of style.” - Lily Pulitzer

What do happiness and Taylor Swift have in common? They never go out of style. 

3 .“Be happy for what you have, while working for what you want.” - Hellen Keller

And that’s the mood. 

4. “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

… and maybe a good breakfast. 😉


5. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life– to be happy. It’s all that matters.” - Audrey Hepburn 

Not to be dramatic, but we would trust Audrey with our lives. So we trust her on this one too. 

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

Don’t mind us, we’re just over here crying happy tears. Thanks, John. 

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

It’s like “throw kindness like confetti,” without the huge mess. 

8. “Happiness is not a goal… it’s a by-product of a life well-lived.” - Eleanor Roosevelt 

More proof that Eleanor is First Lady #goals. 

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

Guillaume might just be onto something. 

10. “Happiness is a form of courage. - Holbrook Jackson

Filing away for the days happiness doesn’t come so easily. 

11. “If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous. Be happy anyway.” Mother Theresa 

In the words of Ms. Swift, “the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate.”  

12. “Happiness depends upon ourselves.”- Aristotle 

We’ll say it again: haters stay back! 🤺

13. “The greatest happiness of life is the convocation that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, love in spite of ourselves. “ - Victor Hugo 

In case you haven’t heard it lately: YOU 👏🏻 ARE 👏🏻 LOVED 👏🏻

14. “Happiness is only real when shared.” - Jon Krakauer

May we suggest reminding your people how loved they are, too?

15. "There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” - George Sand

Seriously. Stop right now and tell your people you love them! 

16. “A happy soul is the best shield for a cruel world.” - Atticus 

You're not wrong, Atticus.  

17. “It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy that makes happiness.” - Charles Spurgeon 

Maybe our mothers were right: things don’t equal happiness. 

18. “There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.” - Buddha

Changing our mindset, stat. 

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

Hard to be stressed if you’re focused on the good parts of life, isn’t it?

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

Ain’t nothing gonna steal our joy!

21. “Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.” - Mildred Barthel

In other words… choose happy.