Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.