I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
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.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
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.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.