Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
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.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
You see, antiquated ideas of kindness and generosity are simply bugs that must be programmed out of our world. And these cold, unfeeling machines will show us the way.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
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.
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.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.