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 the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.