1. “Happiness is a direction, not a place.” –Sydney J. Harris

2. “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” – Ayn Rand

3. “The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.” –William Morris

4. “People should find happiness in the little things, like family.” –Amanda Bynes

5. “As people spin faster and faster in the pursuit of merely personal happiness, they become exhausted in the futile effort of chasing themselves.” –Andrew Delbanco

6. “Happiness consists more in conveniences of pleasure that occur everyday than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom.” –Benjamin Franklin

7. “Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.” – Immanuel Kant

8.  “All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.” –Baruch Spinoza

9. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” –James Dean

10. “Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.” –Frank Tyger

11. “Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want.” –Alan Cohen

12. “Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever.” –Peter Hagerty

13. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou

14. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.” –David Allen

15. “We forge the chains we wear in life.” -Charles Dickens

16. “Everything is a gift of the universe–even joy, anger, jealousy, frustration, or separateness. Everything is perfect either for our growth or our enjoyment.” –Ken Keyes Jr.

17. “There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts.” –Richard Bach

18. “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” –Andrew Carnegie

19. “Tension is who you think you should be, relaxation is who you are.” –Chinese Proverb

20. “For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book, and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief.” –Fernandez de Andrada

21. “You cannot judge what should bring others joy, and others cannot judge what should bring you joy.” –Alan Cohen

22. “The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them.” –Bernard M. Baruch

23.  “If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself. That thought is the problem.” –Stephen Covey

24.  “Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” –Margaret Lee Runbeck

25.  “There is more to life than increasing its speed.” –Mahatma Gandhi

26. “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” –Abraham Lincoln

27. “What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.” –Wayne Dyer

28. “There is no passion to be found playing small-in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” –Nelson Mandela

29. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” –Michael Jordan

30. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” –Oprah Winfrey