I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves happy.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.