Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
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.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
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.
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.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.