Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
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.