Quotes about happiness are sure to brighten your day. Happy quotes surround you in love, light, and joy. Turn to happiness quotes whenever you need to remember that joy is never out of reach for you.

Happiness: something to do, something to love, something to look forward to.

Adair Lara

Joy is choosing to see the beauty and blessings no matter what comes our way in life. It doesn’t disappear because of the circumstances. Happiness is circumstantial, but joy builds in your life over time.

Ed Young

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog…is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring—it was peace.

Milan Kundera

Contentment, contrary to popular opinion, is not just being satisfied with where you are. It is knowing God’s plan for your life.

Lee Ellis

Never underestimate the power of doing well by doing good.

George Bell

There is no key to happiness—the door is always open.

Church sign in North Platte, Nebraska

Scientists have discovered that the small…act of cooperating with another person, of choosing trust over cynicism, generosity over selfishness, makes the brain light up with quiet joy.

Natalie Angier

It is not doing the things we like to do but liking the things we have to do that makes life blessed.

Frances L. Willis

Merry-go-rounds touch some spiritual part of your soul somewhere. They make you smile.

Marvin Sylvor

We all experience ‘soul moments’ in life—when we see a magnificent sunrise…see the wrinkles in our mother’s hands, or smell the sweetness of a baby. During these moments, our…brains resonate as we experience the glory of being a human being.

Marion Woodman

I think I’ve been happiest in this situation of any time in my life because I have no expectations; and may I just say, it’s lovely to find out how many people love you.

Art Buchwald, columnist, from his hospice bed

Laughter is the hand of God on the shoulder of a troubled world.

submitted by Candis Goodwin