Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
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.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
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.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
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.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.