Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
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.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
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.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Happiness is an expression of the soul in considered actions.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.