I love this quote from Jaques Prevert:
"Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it."
It's so easy to think that happiness will never find you again when you're going through a rough time. But it will. You just have to keep your heart open so you can let it in.
Happiness is important in friendship because if you're happy, you'll attract the right types of friends to you. So often we think it's just the opposite, don't we? We think that if we have more friends, we'll be happier. But if you have an attitude that just gives other people hope and joy, you'll naturally find more people who want to talk with you and be your friend. Happiness comes first, then comes the friendships that expand your joy.
To help you remember this concept, I've got some of my favorite quotes on happiness for you.