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.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
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 seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
We were together. I forget the rest.
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 more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
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.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.