Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
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.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.