Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
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.
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.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude