If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.