Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
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.
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.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.