Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.