You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.