Happiness depends upon ourselves.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
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.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
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.
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.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.