The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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.
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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.