Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. What does happiness mean to you? Whether happiness is an extra avocado popsicle, beating your personal best time for running, or simply being able to walk outside without a jacket for the first time since winter, we want to know how you're striving towards happiness all day every day. Sit back, brew yourself a very large cup of coffee and read through these happiness quotes. They'll make your day that much brighter.

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.

Look beyond imperfections and strive towards happiness. (PumpUp)

Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action

Take steps towards happiness, don't wait for it to come.

Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response

Consciously decide to be unconditionally happy. Every day. (Image c/o DailyQuotes)

It might take a year, it might take a day. But what's meant to be will always find its way

Be patient. Though happiness is a choice, it isn't automatic. (Image c/o Lifehack)

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change

Fill your mind with positive thoughts and the rest will follow. (Image c/o TheGoodVibe)

Don't let silly little things steal your happiness

Don't let anything steal your happiness. Focus on what's important right now, in this moment. (Image c/o the Power of Positivity)

When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars

Find the positive in everything. This is a great metaphor for seeing the glass half-full rather than half-empty. (Image c/o Pinterest)

When something goes wrong in your life, just yell

It'll be a bigger plot twist than Harry Potter being a horcrux himself (wait, was that a spoiler?) (Image c/o Cosmopolitan UK)

Have any great happiness quotes to show us? Tag them in your captions on PumpUp with #MotivationMonday or #Happiness so that we can take a look! We'd love to learn what happiness means to you!