Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
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.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
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.
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.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.