Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
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.
Happiness... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
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.
The intention that man should be happy is not in the plan of Creation.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
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.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.