Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
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.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.