I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
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.
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.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
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.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
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.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.