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.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
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.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
We were together. I forget the rest.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.