Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
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.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
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.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
We were together. I forget the rest.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.