Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Morality is not properly the doctrine of how we may make ourselves happy, but how we may make ourselves worthy of happiness.
The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.
It is not God's will merely that we should be happy, but that we should make ourselves 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.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters.
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think
I never admired another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.