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.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
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.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
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.