Joy is a journey, not a destination! We’ve assembled 22 epic quotes to make your journey a joy ride. Read on to tap into your inner happiness, and remember – life is truly splendid!

1. “Don’t postpone joy until you have learned all of your lessons. Joy is your lesson.” – Alan Cohen

2. “Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.” – Marianne Williamson

3. “If you can’t make it better, you can laugh at it.” – Erma Bombeck

4. “What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. – A.A. Milne

5. “If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.” – Katherine Hepburn

6. “The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.” – Mark Twain

7. “For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

8. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey

9. “Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

10. “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” – Phyllis Diller

11. “I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” – Booker T. Washington

12. “Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.” – Henri Nouwen

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

14. “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde

15. “He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.” – Marcus Aurelius

16. “Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” – Karl Barth

17. “I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.” – Paul Simon

18. “This a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before.” – Maya Angelou

19. “Happiness is perfume, you can’t pour it on somebody else without getting a few drops on yourself.” – James Van Der Zee

20. “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” – John Lennon

21. “Joy is prayer – Joy is strength – Joy is love – Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.” – Mother Teresa

22. “Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” – Groucho Marx