Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot.
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... it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Everyone wants to be appreciated, so if you appreciate someone, don't keep it a secret.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.
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.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
I will not be afraid because I understand... And understanding is happiness.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
If you're not having fun, you're doing something wrong.
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.
The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another's keeping .
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.