It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
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.
From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
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.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
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.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Different men seek ... happiness in different ways and by different means.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.