The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.