Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Leisure is being allowed to do nothing.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
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.
Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Happiness is mental harmony; unhappiness is mental inharmony.