Quotes to make you smile

Happy Quotes

Today’s blog is wonderfully simple. It is a collection of quotes about happiness, kindness and good deeds. Essentially, it is a blog about positivity, making the world a better place and the importance of being kind to one another. In other words, it embodies all More Good Deeds stands for, supports and promotes amongst our supporters and ambassadors. So sit back, take a read and be inspired by some of the wisest words ever uttered by mankind.


“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”



“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”

Dr. Seuss


“Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.”

Roy T. Bennett


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

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

Mahatma Gandhi


“Be a little kinder than you have to.”

E. Lockhart


“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”

John Lennon


“Happiness is only real when shared,”

Jon Krakauer


“The best way to cheer yourself is to try and cheer someone else up.”

Mark Twain


“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald


“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”



“A kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword.”

Rick Riordan


“Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.”

Roy T. Bennett


“Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.”

Martin Luther King Jr.


“Whoever is happy will make others happy.”

Anne Frank


“Children are happy because they don’t have a file in their minds called ‘All The Things That Could Go Wrong’.”

Marianne Williamson


Happiness is not a goal, it’s a by-product of a life well lived.”

Eleanor Roosevelt


“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”

Dalai Lama XIV


“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”

Desmond Tutu


“Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are.”

Roy T. Bennett


“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted,”



“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”

Steve Maraboli


“Never look down on anyone unless you’re helping them up.”

Jesse Jackson


“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”

Shannon L. Alder.


“What I want is so simple I almost can’t say it: elementary kindness.”

Barbara Kingsolver


“Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.”

J. M. Barrie


“He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he has refused it.”

Dante Alighieri


“If you have kindness in your heart, you offer acts of kindness to touch the hearts of others wherever you go – whether they are random or planned. Kindness becomes a way of life.”

Roy T. Bennett


Inspired? I know I am. With some of these quotes in mind, head out into the world and spread a little happiness, a little kindness and see the positive impact you will have on your community. If we all do this, well, perhaps we have the power to fundamentally change the human race.


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