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20 Quotes on Life and Happiness

For when you need some inspiration

Sometimes all you need to change a bad day to a good day is a new perspective. One of our favourite ways to get out of our own way and start new is by reading beautiful quotes. Quotes about life, love, and happiness. Here is a collection of 20 of our favourites.

“Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.”
– Winnie the Pooh

“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognising and appreciating what we do have.”
– Frederick Keonig

“And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.”
– John Steinbeck, East of Eden

“In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart.”
– Anne Frank

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.”
– Unknown

“The Universe knows the perfect timing for all of those things you want and will find through the crack of least resistance, the best way to deliver it to you.”
– Unknown

“She was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world.”
– Kate Chopin, The Awakening

 “I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
– Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

“Finding happiness is a bit of a misnomer. It is always there. We are simply too busy thinking to notice. When the mind is still, everything we seek is already there.”
– Unknown

“Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.”
– Unknown

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”
– Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

“The other day someone asked me what my goals were. I told them to be happy. To be really really really fucking happy.”
– Unknown

“With freedom, books, flowers, and the mood, who could not be happy?”
– Oscar Wilde

“Don’t give up now. Chances are your best kiss, your hardest laugh, and your greatest days are still to come.”
– Atticus

“Perhaps we should love ourselves so fiercely that when other see us they know exactly how it should be done.”
– Unknown

“If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I bet they’d live a lot differently. When you look into infinity, you realise there are more important things than what people do all day.”
– Unknown

“Once you become fearless, life becomes limitless.”
– Unknown

“Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it faith. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.”
– Unknown

“We get so worried about being pretty. Let’s be pretty smart. Pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty strong.”
– Unknown

“Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.”
– Unknown