The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
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 is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.