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These happy quotes may be the initial step on your road to happiness.

Firstly, you need to believe that a Happy Life is possible for you. And of course, it is. But if you're so deeply mired in your unhappiness that you can't see a way out, reading these happy quotes about life may help you see that distant light at the end of your tunnel.

 The power of a few uplifting words can be amazing, so I suggest your first thing to do is to regularly expose yourself to that power. Feeding your brain upliftment and inspiration will eventually manifest change in your outer world. Someone you care about may benefit immensely from these inspirational quotes about life. Feel free to share.

You will notice this page contains inspirational quotes on a range of subjects.

See this page for happiness quotes

this page for quotes on persistence

this page for happy life quotes

this page for quotes on success

and this page for sweet love quotes

Use these pages to find inspiration on those days when you may need reminding just what is possible.

Here are my favourite happy quotes so far:

Life is NOT a dress rehearsal!

Do, or do not. There is no try.

- Yoda

When the solution is simple, God is answering.

- Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist

There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.

- Indian Proverb

In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

- Brian Weir

You make the world a better place by making yourself a better person.

- Scott Sorrell

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I think it was Jim Rohn who said, "Winners have big libraries. Losers have big TVs ..."

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.

- Ralph Marston, Author

Thank God for gratitude!

- Jacqueline Johns

Gratitude costs nothing, impresses no one, leaves competition for dead.

- Jacqueline Johns

Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.

- Buddha

All truth passes through three stages. First it is ridiculed. Second it is violently opposed. Third it is accepted as being self-evident.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

- Albert Einstein

Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.

- Dave Barry

Life is a great big canvas and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

- Danny Kaye

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

- Napoleon Hill

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In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

- Theodore Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

- Walter Anderson

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.

- Christopher Reeve, Actor

Surely the world we live in is but the world that lives in us.

- Daisy Bates

Your mind is what makes everything else work.

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered.

- Gilbert Keith Chesterton

A man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.

- Mohammed Ali

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.

- Aesop

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To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.

- Shakespeare

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

- Albert Einstein

Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand.

- Unknown

The greatest good you an do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.

- Benjamin Disraeli

The awakened sages call a person wise when all their undertakings are free from anxiety about results.

- Krishna

From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.

- Groucho Marx

A man does what he must -- in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures.

- John Kennedy, 35th U.S. President

My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished two bags of M & M's and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.

- Dave Barry

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

- Mohammed

If you do not hope, you do not find what is beyond your hopes.

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Great hopes make everything great possible.

- Benjamin Franklin, Statesman

We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.

- Gerald J. Simmons

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.

- Mary Shelley

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

- Brigham Young

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.

- Thomas Edison

Thoughts are things; they have tremendous power. Thoughts of doubt and fear are pathways to failure. When you conquer negative attitudes of doubt and fear you conquer failure.

- Bryan Adams

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.

- Napoleon Hill

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.

- Solomon Ibn Gabriol

Eagles may soar - but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.

- Steven Wright

We must take change by the hand or rest assuredly, change will take us by the throat.

- Winston Churchill, Former British prime minister

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.

- Frank Lloyd Wright

If you can grasp the idea that money is not real, you will grow rich faster.

- Robert Kiyosaki

If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd better teach it to dance.

- George Bernard Shaw

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained

- Marie Curie, Chemist

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.

- Helen Adams Keller, American Author and Lecturer

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

- Helen Keller, lecturer

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

- W.W. Ziege

In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.

- Robert Heinlein, American Novelist

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

- Napolean Hill, Motivational Writer

The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.

- Lee Iacocca, Auto Executive

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We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.

- Jim Rohn, Motivational Coach

You won't be famous until people start saying the worst things they can about you. Don't worry! It's a good sign!

- Dame Nellie Melba

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

- John Lennon

You get what you settle for. - Thelma and Louise

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. - Mother Teresa

Everything is always okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.

The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook. - William James

Learning is not compulsory, but neither is survival. - W. Edwards Deming, quality expert

Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes in to us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands, and hopes we've learned something from yesterday. - John Wayne, Actor

What we are, is a gift from God. What we become, is our gift to God. - Anon

The wind of anger blows out the lamp of intelligence. - Unknown

Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much.

- Robert Greenleaf, Founder of the modern servant leadership movement

Give the world the best you have and the best will come back to you.

- Madeline Bridges

Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.

- Michael O'Brien

Man was created as a being who should constantly keep improving, a being who on reaching one goal sets a higher one.

- Ralph Ransom

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

- Proverb

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

- Buddha

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