If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
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.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.