Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
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.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
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.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
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 is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.