If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his 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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
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.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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 doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.