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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion