Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
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.
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.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.