Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
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 is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
God is a community of persons and He has created you in His image, not as an isolated individual, but as a person whom He has invited to a communal life with Himself and with the whole human family.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
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.
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.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.