Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.