Happy People Quotes

Happy People Quotes by Jacques Prevert, Judith Guest, Gene Stratton-Porter, Gretchen Rubin, Robert Del Naja, Edgar Rice Burroughs and many others.

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never compl

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
Jacques Prevert
Autonomy is the whole thing; it’s what unhappy people are missing. They have given the power to run their lives to other people.
Judith Guest
The world is full of happy people but no one ever hears of them. You have to fight and make a scandal to get in the papers. No one knows about all the happy people.
Gene Stratton-Porter
Contemporary research shows that happy people are more altruistic, more productive, more helpful, more likable, more creative, more resilient, more interested in others, friendlier, and healthier. Happy people make better friends, colleagues, and citizens.
Gretchen Rubin
As human beings, we create belief systems that make us feel happy with the choices we make. You’d have a lot of unhappy people regretting everything if they didn’t create the belief system in which they could explain all their choices and feel like they’ve done the right thing.
Robert Del Naja
In one respect at least the Martians are a happy people, they have no lawyers.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
To see lonely, selfish, empty individuals transformed slowly but surely into warm, loving, wholesome, and happy people is to become aware of why Paul describes Christ as ‘unsearchable riches’.
Ray Stedman
Occupied people are not unhappy people.
Orville Dewey
Happiness is a critical factor for work, and work is a critical factor for happiness. In one of those life-isn’t-fair results, it turns out that the happy outperform the less happy. Happy people work more hours each week – and they work more in their free time, too.
Gretchen Rubin
Things don’t make you unhappy. People don’t make you unhappy. You make yourself unhappy. Because you are in the cycle. You’re stuck. You’re stuck in time.
Frederick Lenz
I would have Simon Cowell sing ‘Shiny Happy People’ by R.E.M. just to show his true personality.
Sanjaya Malakar
I came to Southbury because I wanted to live a more simple life. When I was a child, I saw lots of movies about happy people living in Connecticut. And ever since then, that was where I wanted to live. I thought it would be like the movies. And it really is. It’s exactly what I hoped it would be.
Polly Bergen
I’m so happy people have enjoyed listening to my tracks.
Maybe this is a characteristic of happy people. An ability to be entertained by the world.
Clare Morrall
Your unhappiness doesn’t help anyone else – and in fact, as I mentioned in another answer, happy people are more altruistically inclined. So happiness is not a selfish goal.
Gretchen Rubin
Happy people have two things in common. They know exactly what they want and they feel they’re moving toward getting it.
Barbara Sher
I hated Peter O’Toole. I wanted to kill that guy! When they said he was dead, I was happy. People said, ‘Poor Peter O’Toole.’ I was happy!
Alejandro Jodorowsky
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Mark Twain
All happy people are grateful. Ungrateful people cannot be happy. We tend to think that being unhappy leads people to complain, but it’s truer to say that complaining leads to people becoming unhappy.
Dennis Prager
I will feel like a success if I raise my children to be kind and happy people.
Elizabeth Smart
I know there are supposedly happy people in this world. I never believed it, but I take it for granted. God knows, they’re all on television.
Maurice Sendak
The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don’t give a damn.
Agatha Christie
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.
William Ralph Inge
Happy people do a great deal for their friends.
Willa Cather
Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.
Denis Waitley
Unhappy people are dangerous.
Rebecca West
People take different roads seeking fulfilment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Money doesn’t make people happy. People make people happy.
Steve Wynn
The happy people are those who are producing something; the bored people are those who are consuming much and producing nothing.
William Ralph Inge
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude.
Denis Waitley
I’m not interested in characters who aren’t broken. I’m not interested in happy people. It just doesn’t draw me as a writer.
John Logan
Entrepreneurs cannot be happy people until they have seen their visions become the new reality across all of society.
Bill Drayton
Everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the power of the world always works in circles, and everything tries to be round. In the old days when we were a strong and happy people, all our power came to us from the sacred hoop of the nation, and so long as the hoop was unbroken the people flourished.
Black Elk
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Dalai Lama
I’m happy people look at me as a role model.
Lara Stone
Like Jermaine was saying, it’s a beautiful day, and we’re just glad all of this is behind us. We can go on with our lives. And Michael can go on with his life and do what he does best, and that’s making good music, making his fans happy, people happy all over the world.
Tito Jackson
Oh, I’m developing a beautiful character! It droops a bit under cold and frost, but it does grow fast when the sun shines. That’s the way with everybody. I don’t agree with the theory that adversity and sorrow and disappointment develop moral strength. The happy people are the ones who are bubbling over with kindliness.
Jean Webster
The unhappy people are those who listen to others. I never listened to anyone, and I’m very happy.
Mauro Icardi
When faced with a challenge, happy families, like happy people, just add a new chapter to their life story that shows them overcoming the hardship. This skill is particularly important for children, whose identity tends to get locked in during adolescence.
Bruce Feiler
That is the best government which desires to make the people happy, and knows how to make them happy.
Thomas B. Macaulay
If I laugh a couple of times a day, I’m doing good. People think it’s their God-given right to be happy, and it’s just not. It’s something you’ve got to work at. I like to paint the human condition, and the human condition is not smiles and happy people.
John Mellencamp
Grateful people are good people, and good people are happy people
Dennis Prager
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.
Albert Einstein
I don’t know that happy people are interesting to write about – or to read about.
Patrick deWitt
Happy people do not demand a lot from the world because their happiness proceeds from a place deeper than the world can touch.
Alan Cohen
Only happy people have nightmares, from overeating. For those who live a nightmare reality, sleep is a black hole, lost in time, like death.
Guy Sajer
I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.
Drew Barrymore
It’s difficult for people sometimes to recognise when they’re happy. People sometimes seem to me to be afraid to be happy.
Jack Nicholson
Happy people die whole, they are all dissolved in a moment, they have had what they wanted.
Robinson Jeffers
When I smile at the audience, I’m not smiling because I was told that you’re supposed to smile to the audience. I smile because they’re all smiling at me, and it’s a great feeling to see all these happy people out there, and it makes me happy to see them happy.
John Frusciante
When I opened Chanel in London, they were happy. People would go, ‘Oh, I just came in to see it. It’s so beautiful.’ And you leave with a positive attitude toward the brand. Now, you don’t really get that online. You don’t go, like, ‘Wow.’
Peter Marino
The power of “can’t”: The word “can’t” makes strong people weak, blinds people who can see, saddens happy people, turns brave people into cowards, robs a genius of their brilliance, causes rich people to think poorly, and limits the achievements of that great person living inside us all.
Robert Kiyosaki
I love life. I love my friends. I love to eat. Too many things, I love. I am very much an anti-historical character. I am attracted to happy people. Happy people with very grave problems.
Lina Wertmuller
Religious people are simply following major core practices of happy people. For example, one benefits from the guaranteed social support that can be found in a church, synagogue, or mosque.
Karen Salmansohn
The simple truth is that happy people generally don’t get sick
Bernie Siegel
How unbearable at times are people who are happy, people for whom everything works out.
Anton Chekhov
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned or worn.
Denis Waitley
I’m pretty happy. I obviously have complaints about things, but for the most part, I’m on the above-average side of happy people.
David Cross
There are people who do, what we would call, lower sorcery. It is best not to be concerned with them. They are not happy people and they can’t be a problem if you are aware of what they are doing.
Frederick Lenz
Happy people continuously change; and because they change they become more and more happy; and then more and more change is possible.
There are very few films or plays or anything about really happy people with perfect lives.
Anna Paquin
A child gets sick with a chronic disease of unhappiness not from unhappy circumstances but from unhappy people around him. Unhappy people cannot raise happy children; it’s impossible.
Simon Soloveychik
I was raised in a very happy nest by very happy people, and I like to think that those are enough ingredients to make me succeed at Dior.
Raf Simons
I’m very much into the Gypsy Kings. It’s rumba and very festive, very passionate music, rhythmic guitar, passionate singing about love from happy people.
Sofia Milos
Angry people, unhappy people, people that seek to injure others, these people all have something in common. They waste energy. They don’t conserve it and they don’t know how to increase it.
Frederick Lenz
We are a society of notoriously unhappy people: lonely, anxious, depressed, destructive, dependent – people who are glad when we have killed the time we are trying so hard to save.
Erich Fromm
I love weddings: happy people coming together to celebrate in great clothes.
Brad Goreski
Happy people are not their own enemies, do not carry on an endless war with their souls. We may be fiercely at odds with the wrongs of the world around us. But inside ourselves, near the core, if we are happy, we are at peace.
Lewis B. Smedes
Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.
Karl Marx
Cynicism is the calling card of unhappy people.
Iimani David
I think a lot of people dream. And while they are busy dreaming, the really happy people, the really successful people, the really interesting, engaged, powerful people, are busy doing.
Shonda Rhimes
Nothing funny about happy people. I don’t know, you just look at a situation or a life, and you can kind of pick up the areas of conflict and delve in there, because that’s where the most story is. If someone’s happily married for 20 years, that’s great, but it’s not that funny.
Kate Beaton
The only happy people I know are the ones who are working well at something they consider important.
Abraham Maslow
I love when people are just naturally happy people.
Rico Nasty
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Happy people have no history.
Leo Tolstoy
One of the ways to be happy, to be truly happy, is to contribute to a cause that is greater than yourself. And, through Harvard-based research, we can see that happy people live longer.
Sheryl WuDunn
I try to do different things which I’m happy people are loving.
Neha Kakkar
The most unhappy people in the world are the ones who live only for themselves.
K.P. Yohannan
Nobody wants to see the village of the happy people.
Lew Hunter
However happy people say they are, nobody is satisfied: we always have to be with the prettiest woman, buy a bigger house, change cars, desire what we do not have.
Paulo Coelho
Freedom is an eternal principle. Heaven disapproves of force, coercion and intimidation. Only a free people can be truly a happy people.
Ezra Taft Benson
The best means of forming a manly, virtuous, and happy people will be found in the right education of youth. Without this foundation, every other means, in my opinion, must fail.
George Washington
Life is a game. Happy people are the players. Unhappy people are the spectators. Which would you like to be?
Ernie J Zelinski
People are going to make their own minds up, and seeing how happy people are together and how much fun they’re having, people are always going to think ‘ooh are they in a relationship? They look so happy together.’
A. J. Pritchard
Here’s conventional wisdom: Success makes you happy. Happiness permits you to be generous. In fact, it actually works like this: Generosity makes you happy. Happy people are more likely to be successful.
Seth Godin
To provide its happy people with perpetual fun is now the deepest purpose of Western civilization.
Jeremy Seabrook
I interviewed 100 happy people – I call them my Happy 100 – and I learned amazing ideas and techniques from them that I began integrating into my life. I put them into practice – and they worked! I went from a D+ in happiness to an A-.
Marci Shimoff
Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning.
Mikhail Lermontov
I’ve always been misrepresented. You know, I could dress in a clown costume and laugh with the happy people but they’d still say I’m a dark personality.
Tim Burton
Good and happy people who believe in God are the greatest living arguments for God’s existence
Dennis Prager
The happy people are those who are producing something.
William Ralph Inge
I am definitely not the normal girl. I’m not some skinny blond, you know? I chose strong over skinny. So, I am honored that people think I’m sexy. I’m just really happy people accept me as I am and I don’t have to change.
Janina Gavankar
I’m not that worried about [my parents] right now because they are happy people. I’m pleased that in their later years, in spite of physical ailments, they’re upbeat.
George W. Bush
When you smile and project an aura of warmth, kindness, and friendliness, you will attract warms, kindness, and friendliness. Happy people will be drawn to you.
Joel Osteen
All artists and creative people are basically unhappy people. If you were happy, that would mean you were content with the world as it was and why would you ever want to change it?
Peter Schjeldahl
Maybe depression is the most reasonable response to all the crap around us. Maybe it’s the happy people who need medication.
Marc Maron
There are no happy endings, there are only happy people.
Dorothy Gilman
I’m so happy people are seeing the eclectic side of me. I’m really honored to be able to push my voice into different sounds. Otherwise it all gets a bit samey same.
Jessie J
Happy people don’t run a 3:47 mile.
Marty Liquori
Happy people attract other happy people. Show the world your smile, and the world will smile back.
Denise Austin
Collectors are happy people.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Happy people are poor psychologists.
Stefan Zweig
I built the business exactly the way my mother built and ran her family. I wanted a replication of the big, happy family I grew up in. I wanted happy people having fun.
Barbara Corcoran
With ‘More Than Words,’ we wrote that, so we are that. I’m just happy people can connect with any of our songs. If that song opened the floodgates for us to be able to tour the world over and over, how could I be unhappy with that?
Nuno Bettencourt
Happy people stay together in my philosophy.
Robson Green
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Marcel Proust
Happy people have neither age nor memory, they have no need of the past.
Tahar Djaout
I try to avoid describing one interpretation of my books. Of course I have an opinion. I have things I want to say, but I don’t ever want to limit anybody, to have them say, ‘Oh, he said this, so that’s what it’s about.’ I’m happy people bring their own stuff to it.
Patrick Ness
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln
Happiness is a critical factor for work, and work is a critical factor for happiness. In one of those life-isn’t-fair results, it turns out that the happy out-perform the less happy.
Gretchen Rubin
Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.
John Barrymore
It’s fun to play happy people.
Amy Ryan
Our happy God should be worshiped by a happy people.
Charles Spurgeon
A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Walter Bagehot
Miserable people focus on what they hate about their life. Happy people focus on what they love about their life.
Zig Ziglar
I don’t know what’s going to happen. But I will say this, you’re going to have a lot of very unhappy people. And I think, frankly, for the Republicans to disenfranchise all those people, because if that happens, they’re not voting and the Republicans lose.
Donald Trump
Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!
Lawrence G. Lovasik