But happiness is no respecter of persons.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
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.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.