80 Cheer Up Quotes to Brighten your Bad Day

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Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation so hard to handle that we burden ourselves with pain, fear, or anxiety. Keep in mind that a bad day is just a day, not your entire life. Keep smiling, because being positive attracts positivity.

If you feel like your day is bad or not as good as you were expecting it to be, do not let worries hover your mind. You can disconnect for a few minutes off thinking how to solve the problem. You can meditate or take a short stroll. You can also eat something you like and make yourself feel good.

People sometimes have bad days and cope with them in different ways. They try to cheer themselves up because, at the end of the day, no one will care about them as much as they care for themselves. Life is not perfect and will never be, and no matter how hard we try to do and say things perfectly there are always failures.

80 Best Quotes to Cheer You Up

Life is not always a bed of roses; it’s full of ups and downs. These cheer up quotes are the best ones to cheer you up during your bad days or down times.

1.“When you don’t see your life moving in the right direction, don’t worry, take a left. Cheer up and keep walking. “ ― Unknown

2.”Just think how happy you would be if you lost everything you have right now, and then got it back again.” ― Frances Rodman

3. “When the going gets tough, the tough gets going. “ ― Joseph Kennedy

4. “Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.” ― Unknown

5. “It’s always the darkest before dawn.” ― Unknown

6. “Cheer up! Life is too brief to spend it joyless.” ― Unknown

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

8. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” ― Dale Carnegie

9. “Let us be of cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come. “ ― Amy Lowell

10. “You are awesome! Never forget that.” ― Unknown

11. “Never let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.” ― Unknown

12. “I’ll give anything to see a smile on your face. Please cheer up.” ― Unknown

13. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” ― Babe Ruth

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

15. “We are very near the end, but have not and will not lose our good cheer.” ―  Robert Falcon Scott

16. “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” ― Marcus Aurelius

17. “Forget what’s gone, appreciate what remains, and look forward to what’s coming next.” ― Unknown

18. “I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.” ― Simon and Garfunkel

19. “A burden shared is a burden made lighter. Care to share what it is with me?” ― Unknown

20. “Problems are not stop signs; they are guidelines.” ― Robert Schuller

21. “The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.” ― Stephen Richards

22. “The people who are always trying to cheer others up are unhappy themselves.” ― Unknown

23. “The sky is everywhere, it begins at your feet. “ ― Jandy Nelson

24. “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” ― Tom Bodett

25. “Remember that sometimes, not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ― Dalai Lama

26. “Things may not be working for you the way you wish now. But in the end, you will look back and realize you have much to be thankful for.” ― Unknown

27. “When you come to the edge of all that you know, you must believe one of two things: There will be ground to stand. Or you will grow wings to fly.” ― O.R. Melling

28. “If you can’t, you must, and if you must, you can.” ―  Anthony Robbins

29. “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It simply means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections of life.” ― Unknown

30. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ― Truman Capote

31. “Stop feeling sorry for yourself and you will be happy.” ― Stephen Fry

32. “The good life, as I conceive it, is a happy life. I do not mean that if you are good you will be happy; I mean that if you are happy you will be good.” ― Bertrand Russell

33. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” ― A. Einstein

34. “No matter how long the night is, it will eventually give way to the morning. So cheer up, it will be well.” ― Unknown

35. “Cheer up, buttercup. Storms don’t last forever.” ― Unknown

36. “The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.” ― Stephen Richards

37. “If you are still breathing maybe it is not such a bad day after all.” ― Darren E. Laws

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

39. “Life is not a waste as long as there is at least one person in the world who cares for you. So when things go wrong and you feel like giving up – remember you’ve got me.” ― Unknown

40. “Each day is always a blank cheque. Don’t worry, you will have a fresh chance at life tomorrow.” ― Unknown

41. “It’s better to be in the arena, getting stomped by a bull, than to be up in the stands or out in the parking lot.” ― Steven Pressfield

42. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” ― Marcus Aurelius

43. “The best of healers is a good cheer.” ―  Pindar

44. “Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they are really not. There are companions. The hero and the sidekick.” ― Laurence Shames

45. “Stay positive, work hard, and make it happen.” ― Unknown

46. “Winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit.” ― Unknown

47. “What does not kill you will only make you stronger. Cheer up, you’re on your way to becoming a superhero.” ― Unknown

48. “If you are feeling low or trampled, unappreciated or forgotten and you are reading this, realize it is an illusion. The hope is real, you are valued, and what lies ahead is brilliance.”  ― Tom Althouse

49. “The key to your happiness lies with you. Only you have the power to activate your joy. Choose to be happy no matter what.” ― Unknown

50. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” ― Albert Einstein

51. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” ― Abraham Lincoln

52. “Enjoy the little things and be joyful, for one day you may look back and realize they were actually the things that mattered!” ― Unknown

53. “Try and fail, but don’t fail to try.” ― Stephen Kaggwa

54. “The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.” ― Martha Washington

55. “Beautiful. Definition: A person who is reading this.” ― Unknown

56. “Cheer up! You’re young still. There’ll be another chance at love.” ― Unknown

57. “For every minute you are angry you lose 60 seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

58. “You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes, you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens.” ― Unknown

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

60. “I’ve got nothing to do today but smile.” ― Paul Simon

61. “Do you really want to be happy? You can begin by being appreciative of who you are and what you’ve got.” ― Benjamin Hoff

62. “A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” ― Hugh Downs

63. “After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem, there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.” ― William R. Alger

64. “God will not make you pass through more than you can handle. Don’t cave in. Choose strength.” ― Unknown

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

66. “No one can hurt you unless you let them.” ― Unknown

67. “God will not give you a burden you can’t handle. So, if you find yourself in a mess that’s impossible, take it as a compliment – God thinks you can do it!” ― Unknown

68. “In the central place of every heart, there is a recording chamber; so long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer and courage, you are young.” – Samuel Ullman

69. “The man who radiates good cheer, who makes life happier wherever he meets it, is always a man of vision and faith.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

70. “I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” ― Benjamin Franklin

71. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

72. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ― Theodore Roosevelt

73. “If you really love something set it free. If it comes back it’s yours, if not, it wasn’t meant to be.” ― Unknown

74. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you do, you will be successful.” ― Albert Schweitzer

75. “There are many things evil people can take from you. However, they can never steal your ability to laugh and laugh loud.” ― Shannon L. Alder

76. “Chin up, princess, or the crown slips.” ― Unknown

77. “God gave you this life because He knows that you’re strong enough to live it. Don’t give up.” ― Anonymous

78. “Success builds character, failure reveals it.” ― Dave Checkett

79. “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” ― Anonymous

80. “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” ― Napoleon Hill


We must be thankful to our family and friends because they are always there to brighten our day and cheer us up without expecting anything in return. If you have someone who always cheers you up during your bad days, keep that person in your life. Likewise, if you know someone who’s having a bad day, cheer them up to brighten their day. One way to share love around us is to make someone smile when they’re feeling down. Use the above quotes, these will surely cheer up anyone.