Here are 19 quick quotes to help you remember, happiness begins by looking inward:

  1. “People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” — Abraham Lincoln
  2. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”
    Mark Twain
  3. “Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” — Margaret Lee Runbeck
  4. “Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.” — Buddha
  5. “Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.” — Zig Ziglar
  6. “For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” —  Jim Rohn
  8. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  9. “Once you do something you love, you never have to work again.” — Willie Hill
  10. “If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.” —  Edith Wharton
  11. “You have the power to choose to be happy. Making that deliberate decision each day will change what happens.” — Frank Britt
  12. “Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” — Helen Keller
  13. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” — Dr. Seuss
  14. No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change. — Barbara de Angelis
  15. “There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means — either may do — the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.” — Benjamin Franklin
  16. “Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.” — Shari R. Barr
  17. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
     Eleanor Roosevelt
  18. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” — Albert Schweitzer
  19. “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” —  Mark Twain