Sunday marks International Day of Happiness and to mark the occasion we've gathered some of the best quotes about positivity and happiness to help celebrate.

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

  • John Lennon

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You can't be happy unless you're unhappy sometimes

  • Lauren Oliver, Delirium

I'd far rather be happy than right any day

  • Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

There is some good in this world, and it's worth fighting for

  • J.R.R. Tolkien

If you're reading this ... Congratulations, you're alive. If that's not something to smile about, then I don't know what is

  • Chad Sugg

If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it

  • Andy Rooney

Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened

  • Dr. Seuss

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers

  • Maya Angelou

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Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy

  • Anne Frank
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