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.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
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.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
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.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.