Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
We were together. I forget the rest.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.