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10 Happy Quotes to Add a Little Positivity to Your Day

Happy quotes

Everyone has bad days. However, sometimes the right quote can shift your mindset.

Here are ten of my favorite quotes that help me to shake negative feelings when they start to creep up. I hope they bring a smile to your face when you need it, too!


“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”

–Roy T. Bennett

“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.”

–Mary Lou Retton

Quote about optimism

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

–Winston S. Churchill

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter."

–Nicolas Chamfort

"It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness."

–Charles Spurgeon

Quote about seeing the bright side

"When it rains, look for rainbows. When it’s dark, look for stars."


“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”

–Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”

–Marcus Aurelius

Quote about happiness

"Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling."

–Margaret Lee Runbeck

“Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”


Do have a favorite quote that makes you feel happy? Please share in the comments below!

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