Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
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.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
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.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.