You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
Happiness for a reason is just another form of misery because the reason can be taken away from us at any time.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
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.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
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.