Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Happiness is a mystery like religion, and it should never be rationalized.
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
True happiness...is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Unless you make a daily effort to see the world as God sees it, you will never get beyond mere appearances.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
You don't have to be famous. You just have to make your mother and father proud of you.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
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.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.