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.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
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.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.