Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.