Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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.
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.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
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.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.