Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
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 intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.