When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
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.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.