Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
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.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
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.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.