Top 599 Be Happy Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Be Happy Quotes from famous people such as James Altucher, John Burroughs, Taryn Manning, Jared Polis, Sam Levenson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

How great is it to just rest and be happy and not move

How great is it to just rest and be happy and not move when you don’t have to.
James Altucher
We are really here to be happy and to make others happy.
John Burroughs
Through teaching myself how to be happy and get through things, I hope I can also do that for other people.
Taryn Manning
I can be happy in the private sector, the non-profit sector, or the public sector.
Jared Polis
Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier.
Sam Levenson
Performing live actually thrills me. Just get me a stage, get me a mic, and I’m going to be happy.
Rita Wilson
All I wanted was to be straight so my parents could be happy.
Maurice Sendak
I need freedom to be happy.
Johnny Weissmuller
I think that women out there should just be happy with how they look, and they shouldn’t really try to conform to any stereotype. Just be happy and, hopefully, healthy.
Rebel Wilson
It’s hard for me to be happy because I’m always worried about something going awry or what could happen to screw it up. It’s hard for me to sit and look around, going, ‘Ah, I’m really happy.’ I’m not that kind of person.
Lisa Marie Presley
People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things – to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.
Zig Ziglar
We live in a flat; my wife would be happy if we had a house with stairs. Or a little cottage in the country.
Fergus Henderson
I’m the type who’d be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn’t going to. I’m the type who’d like to sit home and watch every party that I’m invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
Andy Warhol
‘A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints’ was the first real actor-actor part I did, and I hope I to do more. Action movies are fun, but I’d be happy not to do them if there are better roles.
Channing Tatum
‘Eureka’ was very bad timing. The early 1980s: Reagan and Thatcher were in, greed was good, and here was a film about the richest man in the world who still couldn’t be happy. Politically and sociologically, it was out of step.
Nicolas Roeg
Only a fool expects to be happy all the time.
Robertson Davies
One of the things psychologists used to say was that if you are depressed, anxious or angry, you couldn’t be happy. Those were at opposite ends of a continuum. I believe that you can be suffering or have a mental illness and be happy – just not in the same moment that you’re sad.
Martin Seligman
A lot of people, they think, ‘Oh, I’m only going to be happy when I find a special person who is going to make me happy.’ No. In life, you have to be happy with yourself first, number one.
Fabio Lanzoni
Desire nothing, give up all desires and be happy.
Swami Sivananda
Remember that you have to be happy to make other people happy. Don’t get weighed down by duty, guilt, and responsibility all the time.
Swara Bhaskar
If someone decides they’re not going to be happy, it’s not your problem. You don’t have to spend your time and energy trying to cheer up someone who has already decided to stay in a bad mood. Believe it or not, you can actually hurt people by playing into their self-pity.
Joyce Meyer
I endeavour to read more, be more informed on gay rights. Whatever floats your boat is my outlook. It’s hard enough to be happy without having legislation against you, too.
Rachel Shelley
I’d be happy to live till 80 as long as I was comfortable and in good health. Mind you, ask me again on the eve of my 80th birthday. Even so, I hope we don’t all start living to be 120. I’m not sure I’d cope with another 60 years.
Bonnie Tyler
Happiness is the first principle of life. Happiness basically means well-being. It is always good and always a choice… We need to make the choice to be happy in a particular situation, just as it is, and at a given moment.
Alexandra Stoddard
I have to be happy in the here and now because every time you start focusing on your legacy you’re really setting yourself up for disappointment.
Michael Bolton
I want to do good, and I want people to be happy, and sometimes when you’re a people pleaser, you spread yourself too thin.
Tika Sumpter
Fortunately, I don’t spend too much time reading or worrying about what people have to say, but the goal for me throughout this whole process – throughout my whole life – is to try to be happy.
Landon Donovan
For me, Domhnall is an acting teacher as much as anything. If I turn out to be half the actor he is, I’ll be happy.
Brian Gleeson
I liked Rajamouli’s ‘Eega.’ He is a great technician, and I would be happy to get a chance to work with him.
At 11 years old, I made a very definitive decision, and my decision was that I wanted to be happy. Above and beyond anything I ever did in my life, I wanted to be happy.
Goldie Hawn
Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not.
Valerie Bertinelli
Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now

Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Nobody’s perfect, so don’t go out there and try to act like you got to live a perfect life. Be yourself, and be happy with it.
Khris Middleton
When you were born, you cried and everybody else was happy. The only question that matters is this – when you die, will you be happy when everybody else is crying?
Tony Campolo
I can be myself everywhere and be happy and confident and not feel that I am just what I do.
Donna McKechnie
I like looking nice, but I always put comfort over fashion. I don’t find thin girls attractive; be happy and healthy. I’ve never had a problem with the way I look. I’d rather have lunch with my friends than go to a gym.
I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future.
Howard Baker
If I never did another film after ‘Paris, Texas,’ I’d be happy.
Harry Dean Stanton
I just want to be happy. You know what I’m saying? I just want to be happy, and I want to be able to make somebody else happy.
Sean Combs
Any fool can be happy. What I’m interested in is satisfaction. There’s got to be more to life than just being happy. You’ve got to be fulfilled. You’ve got to be satisfied; philosophically satisfied is what I mean.
Charlie Trotter
All I wanted was to be straight so my parents could be happy. They never, never, never knew.
Maurice Sendak
When I’m old, I’d like to wake up in the morning and not really do anything – just be happy to exist. I’d like to look at my accomplishments and sit back and revel in my own achievement.
Ben Gibbard
There are times when you feel like you give a great effort, you have prepared properly, and you got less than what you wanted. So on the one hand, you should feel really good about that and just let the results be what they are. On the other hand, you can’t be happy with it when you finished 19th.
Tom Lehman
I just want to say to women, ‘Be yourself – it’s the inner beauty that counts. You are your own best friend, the key to your own happiness, and as soon as you understand that – and it takes a few heartbreaks – you can be happy.’
Cherie Lunghi
I’m going to make this T-Shirt up saying, ‘you can either be right or be happy.’
I just want my daughters and their families to be happy.
Hema Malini
I’m not someone who feels that unless I am anxious or depressed, there will be no creative drive. My greatest desire in the world is that my desperation goes away, and I can be happy.
Mark Duplass
I’d be happy if I was part of a Liverpool side that kept winning titles, cups, and made history.
Roberto Firmino
Do good ’cause God wants you to be happy. When you come to church, when you worship Him, you’re not doing it for God, really. You’re doing it for yourself because that’s what makes God happy.
Victoria Osteen
We only need so much to survive, but this world we live in tells us we need more stuff to be happy. We’re inundated with our televisions, the Internet and advertising that says in order to be happy you have to have these things. When you say, ‘Gimme, gimme, gimme,’ you will always be in short supply.
Wayne Dyer
If I’m home, I’ll be happy. And if I’m around family, and if I’m working on projects with friends, I don’t know what else I’d want to be doing.
Howard Warren Buffett
Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.
William E. Gladstone
It’s one of the central problems of American culture: telling you if you’re younger, more beautiful, more famous, whatever, that then you’ll be happy.
Theresa Rebeck
Be happy with being you. Love your flaws. Own your quirks. And know that you are just as perfect as anyone else, exactly as you are.
Ariana Grande
If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.
Edith Wharton
Act happy, feel happy, be happy, without a reason in the world. Then you can love, and do what you will.
Dan Millman
Doesn’t matter if you’re sad or happy. I can be sad, you can be happy; it’s all good. That’s all I’m saying – let’s just be us.
It’s my nature to be happy, and food is something I’m passionate about.
Ainsley Harriott
I never wanted to be rich or successful or famous. I just wanted to be happy and have fun.
Donna Leon
People think that it is important to learn by assisting the great photographers. I say that is a big mistake. Be happy; just learn from any little guy. Learn how to use the camera – you don’t need anything else. You can’t be taught the real skill anyway.
Peter Lindbergh
You could take everything off me tomorrow, I’ll still be happy. So long as my family are living very close together, that’s all that matters, really, for me.
Timothy F. Cahill