Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
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 not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.