It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
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.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
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.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.